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    Jericho experienced many influences that aided his decision to join the Warriors of Distinction. First of all, one of the most important influence was his cousin and one of his best friends, Josh, the main reason why Jericho did join the Warriors of Distinction. During lunch, Jericho, Josh, and Kofi were sitting at their table eating when two warriors approached them. They offered a chance for them to help at the annual toy drive, and Jericho had trouble deciding whether or not he would…

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    SYNOPTIC GOSPELS Study on the Gospel of Luke “Luke 19:1-10” Submitted by Finny Achankunju Submitted to Pr. Parimal Christian Jameson School of Theology A Study on Luke 19:1-10 Zacchaeus - “The Tax Collector” The passage for today’s thought is from Luke 19: 1 to 10 Background – Gospel of Luke The Gospel of Luke is one of four Gospels in the Holy Bible and is the third book presented in the New Testament. The author of this Gospel, Luke, was an associate of the Apostle Paul and…

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    Rahab's House Essay

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    Rahab’s house was built on top of the walls of Jericho, on the north side by the city gates. “Her roof was almost level with the ramparts, and with a stairway leading up to a flat roof that appears to be a continuation of the wall.” According to the book All The Women of The Bible. It had high fortified walls that were built around the city for protection. The walls were made of mud brick. There were two fortified walls encircling the city. Some archeologist say the walls were about forty feet…

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    The story of Joshua conquering Jericho, and Samson’s bringing about of Israel’s deliverance from the Philistines, depict the decline of Israel from faultless success and obedience. The episode “Homeland” of History Channel’s The Bible tells the astonishing story of Joshua and Samson, who are given divine power and mercy through the Lord to secure the Promise Land. Both Joshua and Samson receive a calling from the Lord through a messenger to secure the land because through the Lord both men are…

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    Judas Iscariot is the disciple who betrayed Jesus. He was a son to Simon Iscariot of Kerioth town. He was fond of stealing coins that had been collected from the community. The fact that Judas was one of the disciples proves that Jesus loves and treasures everybody. Jesus can allow people from all walks of life to become his disciples. Despite being a thief, Jesus allowed Judas to be the treasurer of the disciples. Jesus knew that Judas had an evil personality. Money had a great toll on Judas,…

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    At Jericho the chief was responsible for the maintenance of defense for the city. The concentration on this fact helped Jericho weather attacks from foreign peoples, leaving a long legacy of civilization behind. In terms of religion, we speculate the formation of cult-like groups from the discovery of the plaster covered…

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    to the land of Jericho. When the two spies got to Jericho they entered a house of a prostitute named Rahab and stayed there. However, the king of Jericho was told about the two spies from Israel that entered the house of the prostitute named Rahab. The king was angry and mad. Then, the king of Jericho sent a message to Rahab and said to bring out the two men because they have come here to spy out the land. However, the woman decided to hide the two men. She told the king of Jericho that the two…

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    In the book, it explains how Rahab’s words dominate the rest of the chapter, at the part the king of Jericho finds out that the spies are at her house. The narrator explains how Rahab protects the spies, hiding them under flax on the roof and then helping them escape. In her own words, Rabab tells the men of the king a lie that sends them to look for spies on the road to the fords of the Jordan River. Some readers are shocked that she would lie and yet have the respect she achieved in the book…

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    Jericho was one of the first cities ever to be created, and also the first fortified town. The outer wall was over 20 feet tall, and 6.5 feet thick, and the inner wall was even taller and wider. It also happened to be the promise land that the lord had promised the Israelites. Conquering the city of Jericho was a seemingly impossible task due to the massive walls protecting the city, but the Lord had a plan. The Lord told Joshua of his plan to conquer the city, and Joshua told his people exactly…

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    Gobekli Tepe Case Study

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    effort into the construction, it is because the hunter gatherers would only use the site for “seasonal religious pilgrimages” (Banning 632). An example from lecture that shows Homo sapiens in the same general time period that built a site in Jericho. In Jericho, people built walls during the Neolithic period, and it was like the Gobekli Tepe in there was a lot of team effort to build the structure. Some researchers thought…

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