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  • The Historical And Theological Significance Of God's Grace And His Holiness

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    American mythologist and writer Joseph Campbell can be quoted, “Computers are like Old Testament (gods), lots of rules and no mercy.” Sadly enough, many people, even some Biblical scholars, hold to this stereotype that the Old and New Testaments display different foundational characteristics of God: law versus grace. As will be examined here, the stories of the OT are abundant in both God’s grace and His holiness, and the histories within these books are saturated with the theological themes of covenant

  • History in the Old Testament

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    The southern kingdom of Judah, essentially the tribes of Judah and Benjamin that remained loyal to Rehoboam, maintained its capital in Jerusalem and enjoyed three-and-a-half centuries of Davidic kings upon the throne. 8. Fall of Israel (Samaria) (722 BC) The text of 2 Kings 17 tells of the reason why Israel fell as the Lord “removed them from His sight” (2 Kings 17:18). First, they fell because they imitated the evil of those around

  • The 's Petitions Of Yahweh, The Enthroned King Of The Cosmos

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    “So when they had come together, they asked him, ‘Lord, will you at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?’” (Acts 1:6) . The disciples, knowing the instruction of Jesus to pray ‘Your Kingdom come’ (Matt 6:10) expected that the resurrected Christ would finally bring the reign of God to earth, restoring the kingdom of Israel and fulfilling prophecy. This hope was not something of fantasy or a far-fetched thought, but something that had been the desire of Israel for centuries; the desire for Yahweh

  • Analysis Of The Book ' The Lord Of The Potter ' Essay

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    “This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: “Go down to the potter’s house, and there I will give you my message.” So I went down to the potter’s house, and I saw him working at the wheel. But the pot he was shaping from the clay was marred in his hands; so the potter formed it into another pot, shaping it as seemed best to him. Then the word of the Lord came to me. He said, “Can I not do with you, Israel, as this potter does? Declares the Lord. “Like clay in the hand of the potter, so

  • History in the Old Testament

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    AFRICA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY TOWN CAMPUS NAME: NJIHIA MARK ADM NO: 12S03ABT003 DEPARTMENT: UNIVERSITY COMMON COURSES COURSE: UCC 105 OLD TESTAMENT LECTURER: Dr. THUO TASK: DESCRIBE THE HISTORY IN THE OLD TESTAMENT DUE DATE: 28th January, 2013 Introduction The Old Testament was written over a wide historical period, it describes the relationship of God and the people of Israel before the coming of Jesus. To make it easy to explain the history in the Old Testament, I have seen

  • Seeking Good Council

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    1 Kings 12 - Rehoboam and Jeroboam A. Rehoboam and the division of Israel. 1. (1-5) the elders of Israel offer Rehoboam the throne of Israel. And Rehoboam went to Shechem, for all Israel had gone to Shechem to make him king. So it happened, when Jeroboam the son of Nebat heard it (he was still in Egypt, for he had fled from the presence of King Solomon and had been dwelling in Egypt), that they sent and called him. Then Jeroboam and the whole assembly of Israel came and spoke to Rehoboam, saying

  • Essay King Solomon

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    King Solomon one of the most influential kings in the entire bible Solomon was a wise king and was gifted as well as punished for his transgressions on his people and God. This paper will show how Solomon was thought to be one of the greatest kings of the bible, his contributions on the lively hood of the Israelite people and how he was sent to bring the people into a new type of living for the people of Israel. This paper will give a personal account on my reason for thinking that Solomon is a great

  • Notes On The Lord God

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    “1 The hand of the Lord was upon me, and he brought me out in the Spirit of the Lord and set me down in the middle of the valley; it was full of bones. 2 And he led me around among them, and behold, there were very many on the surface of the valley, and behold, they were very dry. 3 And he said to me, “Son of man, can these bones live?” And I answered, “O Lord God, you know.” 4 Then he said to me, “Prophesy over these bones, and say to them, O dry bones, hear the word of the Lord. 5 Thus says the

  • Rfssdf

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    ~CSB RG, 344-45, 351-55, 359-61 ~Amos 1-4 = CSB, 1265-70 After reading these passages, read one more: Amos 5:21-24 (CSB, 1271). Verse 24 contains that famous line from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech (August 28, 1963. See: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smEqnnklfYs, 10:32 ff). How does your knowledge of Amos’ message prompt you to interpret Dr. King’s message? How does Dr. King’s particular indictments of northern and southern states mirror Amos’ criticisms of Judah and Israel

  • The Political And Political Characters Of Israel In The Book Of Ezra

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    God, when are you going to get us out of here? This was the cry of the Israelites when they were in captivity. Before the book of Ezra, Israel was disobedient to God. As a result, God punishes them by putting them under the captivity of another nation. During the captivity of the Israelites, God was orchestrating a plan of restoring for His people and this plan a student can find His plan is in the book of Ezra. When studying the book of Ezra, God’s faithfulness floods over the book! Students need