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  • Highlighted In Numbers 11-20: The Various Grumblings Of The Israelites

    grumbled at the prospect of going to a land only to be killed by the inhabitants. They questioned why they had left Egypt; in fact, they began a revolt to pick a new leader and return. Even the reassurance of Caleb and Joshua did not change their view. b. God became angry. c. Moses pleaded with God to forgive them. d. God forgave the Israelites, only striking down those who did not trust that God would protect them from the inhabitants of the land through which they traveled. 5. Numbers 16:1-50 a. Levites Korah, Dathan and Abiram and others among them rose up against Moses. They sought priesthood and questioned Moses’ leadership. b. God became angry. c. Moses and Aaron pleaded for the assembly asking God not to punish everyone, only those leading the revolt. d. God listens and has the assembly move away from the Levites. The ground opens up and swallows the Levites and their followers. e. The Israelites protested the killing; god is angry and a plague killed those who questioned god’s actions. 6. Numbers 20:2-13 a. The Israelites grumbled because there was no water; again, they questioned why they had left Egypt only to die in the wilderness. b. Moses and Aaron prayed to God. c. God responded with a miracle that water would come from a rock, demonstrating God’s power. d. Moses and Aaron questioned God’s power. e. This angered God; He punished them by promising they…

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  • Moses As A Mediator For God

    In Exodus 33:12-16, a new side of Moses is visible where he is actively accepting his duty to be the mediator between God and His people. There is also a shift in Moses’ and God’s interaction. Moses begins taking more control of the conversation by professing his thoughts on the Israelites and how they should be lead. This shift extends to the fact that Moses is not just God’s hand picked spokesman to the people, but is now his faithful companion. In the beginning of this excerpt, Moses…

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  • Hebrew Exodus Essay

    artifacts from that time period is a very hard task. So just because they haven’t found any doesn’t mean it’s not out there. Some people say that for the two million Hebrews to have this march from Egypt their would have to be evidence left behind. The first biblical mention of the Exodus, the Song of Miriam, which is the oldest text in the bible, never mentions how many people were involved. All it states is that there was a group, referred to as a people. It never refers to a whole…

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  • Summary: What Does The Bible Teach About Tithing

    beachfront property in the Sahara. Argument: It says in Malachi that if we do not bring our tithes to the storehouse that we will receive curses, not blessings. If we bring our tithes, our cups will run over. Counter: The verses in Malachi were written to the priests who were stealing from God. Food was tithed every three years to the Levites according to the tradition set up in Deuteronomy 14. The Levites, as God's priests, had specific rules to how they were to bless God with this tithe.…

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  • Informative Speech On Tithing

    We can begin by analyzing the Old Testament Mosaic Laws on tithing, which calls the Israelites to bring a tenth of their harvest and livestock to the temples, which are found in the books of Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. As we examine Numbers 18:8-32, we see how tithes were to be made, and where they would go to. We see how the Levites and the priests got their income from the the tithes and sacrifices of the other tribes. Levites were to receive their income from the tithes of other…

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  • Moses In Machiavelli's The Prince

    one can make them believe by force” ( 24). While Moses seemed harsh in forcing the Levites to kill the other 3,000 Israelites, he also secured his loyal subjects (Exodus 32.10). The Levites were literally willing to kill on command in order to serve Moses the prophet of the Lord. Machiavelli would believe that the Levites were acting out of self preservation in some regard whether it was in order to serve the Lord or out of fear of losing their lives, as this gruesome mass murder was clearly not…

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  • Integrative Approach To Holistic Nursing

    and environment” (Thornton, 2015). The philosophy of care I want to utilize in my practice of nursing is one that encompasses a holistic approach to care and identifies each patient as unique and created in the image of God. This paper will discuss the passage of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:30-35) as it relates to my sense of calling to holistic care and the framework that guides my ongoing practice, worldview and vocation. The Good Samaritan “In reply Jesus said: “A man was going down from…

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  • Graduation Speech: Welcome To Bar Mitzvah

    chapter 29 verse 6. Ki Tavo means when you come, and the portion starts with the Jews entering the land of our heritage, Israel. My Torah portion begins with the Jews being commanded to give their first fruits. They are also told to collect a tithe of their yield to be donated to the widow, orphan, and the Levite. Then the Jews grow close to the promise land of Israel and are overjoyed after wandering in the desert for 40 years. But before they cross the Jordan into Israel, Moses commands the…

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  • Summary Of Joshua's Farewell Of The Promised Land

    Creation of Cities of Refuge (Joshua 20) Cities of refuge were created by God as safe havens for those who committed accidental killings. While capital offences were punishable by death, provision was made to distinguish between premeditated murder and accidental killing, so that those who committed accidental killing could find refuge (Howard 1998:379). The cities of refuge seek to mediate the middle ground between responsibility for killing and prevention of blood vengeance (Butler…

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  • Testimony In The Four Gospels

    Samaritans were half Jewish, half Gentile. The Assyrians took over the Northern Kingdoms and intermarried, settling in Samaria. They were pagans and poured pig blood in Jewish temples which made the temples unclean. The Jews hated Samaritans more than they hated the Romans. Levites were members of the hebrew tribe of Levi who assisted the temple priest and were experts on the law of the old testament. Therefore in the parable the good Samaritan, the Samaritan was the least likely person to…

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