Kingdom of Israel

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  • Hosea Research Paper

    son of Beeri, was a prophet who was the first minor prophet presented in the bible.(Collegeville 36) Being named Hosea, which means "salvation", he lived during the final days of the Northern Kingdom in the middle of the eighth century, BCE, at a time of much turmoil and political uprising.(Collegeville 36) For example, there were six kings who reigned for 25 years.(bible) For 38 years, Hosea was an active prophet, from the year 750 BCE to 722 BCE, the end of the Northern Kingdom.(bible) During Hosea's time, the Southern Kingdom was going through great prosperity.(raystedman) Four kings, Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, who were decendants of David reigned in the southern kingdom.(raystedman) In contrast, the Northern Kingdom was experiencing difficult times, with frequent kings and people not beliving in God and disobeying in laws.(raystedman) Hosea was active until the Assyrians took control of the land, marking the end of the Northern Kingdom.(bible). During his tenure, Hosea preached to the people of the Northern Kingdom, focusing on Ephraim, which was the largest tribe in the Northern Kingdom.(raystedman) Hosea's story was rather interesting.(raystedman) In the opening chapters, Hosea was commanded by God to get…

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  • Essay On King David

    The story of two kings and one’s jealousy leads to the want of the other dead. He turns away from God. The people are warned what would happen if they were given a king to rule them. Saul was chosen to become king but the most the people rejected him from the start. After Saul’s sin, God anoints a new king to one day take his place, David. David will become the better king over Saul. After David’s reign, another king takes charge and divides the Israel due to his sin against God. God has plans…

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  • Evaluating King David By David Bosworth

    There are two ways in which Biblical scholars characterize David. The first is the traditional version of David being a good shepherd who become the king of Israel. The second is the critical version with David scheming and murdering to become king of Israel. The characterization of David can be seen in two ways when reading the biblical text, naïve or suspicious. Bosworth points out that both readings of the biblical text are not contradictory. The first version follows the apologetic tone…

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  • Tale Of Three Kings Book Report

    to defeat the mighty giant with the Lords help. When David becomes famous he refused to enjoy himself, but gives glory to God. He later is placed in the palace with the abusive and angry King. During this time David seeked God in any area he could. David remained a student of God, and remained teachable. Saul was a broken and hurt man that was willing to do the same to the others. This lesson was ordered by God to teach David about brokenness and a humble attitude. With the Lord beside him,…

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  • Prophets In The Prophet

    scholars, this devastation in Samaria lasted anywhere from two years to three years and six months. In a state of depravation and weakness, the people under Ahab & Jezebel’s reign turned to Jezebel’s cherished idol, Baal. Idol worship was running ramped. The nation of Israel turned from God and worshiped Baal. Jezebel went as far to eliminate anyone who didn’t worship Baal, specifically targeting the Jehovah worshipers. Jezebel was killing off the Lord’s prophets. She wanted to see the end of…

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  • Samuel's Three Kings

    why did the people of Israel desire a king? Samuel was a godly man who was judge over Israel. At this particular time Israel didn't have a king, the people of Israel demanded a king. Samuel made a decision to appoint his two sons to become judges. Samuel firstborn was Joel and his second son was Abijah. The sons of Samuel didn't walk in his ways, they were dishonest, unfair, accepted bribes and perverted justice. The elders of Israel went to Samuel to discuss this matter. They wanted a king…

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  • Mother Child Narratives And The Kingdom Of God Analysis

    article Mother-Child Narratives and the Kingdom of God: Authorial Use of Typology as an Interpretive Device in Samuel-Kings by Christopher Jero. In his article Jero uses three narratives, The Hannah Narrative, Solomons Judgement and the Elisha and the Shunnamite Woman to show how these mother child narratives reveal the history of Samuel-Kings. The Hannah narrative details a woman who longs for a son further representing Israel’s longing for a king. Solomon’s judgement tells the story of two…

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  • Solomon's Disobedience

    people of Israel desire a king? Saul, David, and Solomon are the most well-known kings of Israel, and the common attribute that each king either excelled in or struggled with was obedience. Obedience is what God asked from each king; unfortunately, not every king obeyed the commands of the Lord. Originally, they were not supposed to a king, but the people of Israel did not trust God and wanted to follow other nations. Samuel at the time was getting old and decided to appoint his sons Joel and…

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  • What Is The Role Of God In The Book Of Genesis

    of Goshen. The people of Israel prospered in Egypt, but a new king who did not know Joseph for the people of Israel into labor. For many years they lived in servitude to the Egyptians and because of the harshness of their taskmasters, they cried to the Lord for salvation. Because of their cries, the Lord sent Moses to free his people. The hardness of Pharaoh’s heart led to a series of plagues that eventually convince him to let the Israelite people go. The Exodus of the Israelite people led…

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  • D-History Unit 3 Summary

    Mikayla Titus THL 217 A Social Justice-Old Testament Word count: Unit 3: The D-History As we continue this rigorous journey of understanding the Old Testament, we come to the Deuteronomic or Deuteronomistic History. The D-History, for short, is the section of the bible that focuses on the history of Israel entering the promise land until the exile and shows the exile was caused by the unfaithfulness towards what was laid out in the book of Deuteronomy (“Meta”). Unit Three focuses on five main…

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