Jeroboam II

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  • 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

  • Explain the Relevance of the Ministry of the Prophet Amos, a Prophet of Social Justice to Our Present Day Setting.

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    justice to our present day setting. "Writing at a time of prosperity, when a sharp contrast existed between the luxurious life of the nation's leaders and the oppression of the poor was the prophet Amos" (John W. Ritenbaugh) During the reign of Jeroboam II Israel had become a wealthy and prosperous nation. It was a golden age for Israel, a time of political stability and economic growth. This wealth however was not enjoyed by everyone, as the northern kingdom became more urbanised it saw an emergence

  • King Jeremiah Research Paper

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    Next, we read in verses two to three: “To whom the word of the Lord came in the days of Josiah the son of Amon, king of Judah, in the thirteenth year of his reign. It came also in the days of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah, king of Judah, until the end of the eleventh year of Zedekiah the son of Josiah, king of Judah, until the carrying away of Jerusalem captive in the fifth month.” Like many of the prophetic Books, we are given the range of Jeremiah’s career as a prophet to the nation which spanned

  • Who Wrote The Bible Review

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    Who Wrote the Bible Review For many, the Hebrew bible is read and accepted without question. It plays a significant role in the practice of many religions and yet not many dare to wonder who wrote such sacred writings that would still be read to this very day. For generations, it was almost unheard of to ask or even fathom the identity of the author. Richard Elliot Friedman, a biblical scholar and graduate from Harvard University, explores, studies, and analyzes the bible to discover

  • Social Injustice Was Rampant During Amos 's Time

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    Social injustice was rampant during Amos’s time. Not only within Israel/Judah, but also in the foreign kingdoms around them. We are first introduced to the sins of Israel’s neighbors in Amos chapters 1 and 2, which the Lord has found unfavorable which include; crushing Gilead in a cruel manner ( Amos,1:3 New International Version), selling communities into slavery (Amos 1:6, 1:9), murdering their brothers, killing women and their babies (Amos 1:11, 1:13), and burning the bones of others (Amos 2:1)

  • authors who wrote first five books of the Bible Essay

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    Covenant (a sign to the people that God is with them) are very important for J (2 Samuel 5,6). I want to emphasize that political and religious systems were very close in that time: J never mentioned Joshua in her passages because he is from Ephraim (Jeroboam is from Ephraim) and in Num.25:1-5 J writes that men from Israel began to indulge in sexual immorality with Moabite women and God said Moses to kill them. This is political decision because Moabites were enemies of Israel. Also J author has several

  • King Solomon Chapter 1

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    who had served Solomon and instead enforces a stricter rule on the people. Although the split between Israel and Judah is not explicitly made official, chapter 11 foreshadows the split as it profiles the emergence of a rival leader in the form of Jeroboam. The chapter talks about how Rehoboam gains power through building up his family and building up cities in preparation for fighting against the rest of Israel. Rehoboam abandons the law of the Lord and is attacked by the king of Egypt. God had originally

  • Graduation Speech : The Lord Of Israel And Judah

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    May 18, 2016, will be a significant day for me and as it approaches, I am continuously caught in the emotional tension of trepidation and excitement; on that day, I will be ordained to the Priesthood. The season of intentional preparation over the past twelve months has been sobering and humbling as the Lord, in his grace, has combed through my heart, exposing the vileness of my sinfulness while lovingly disciplining and drawing my heart back to him. This class, throughout the pre-reading, lectures

  • Many Connections Can Be Made Between The Jewish People

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    Harbor, Hawai’i, launching bombs from aircraft. The Japanese attacked to prevent United States interference on Japanese military operations in several countries. This attack had the opposite effect. The very next day, the United States entered World War II. From 323-142 Greek influence increased in the Jewish nations. Their currency, practices, traditions, and common ways of life became normal. However, once Greek religion was pushed, the Jews rioted and won the fight 25 years later. In the United States

  • Essay about Trends In Australian Bank Capital

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    LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL This report's topic is Trends in Australian Bank Capital. The content is as following: 1. The explanation of why "Regulators usually want more equity capital whereas shareholders usually favour less equity capital" 2. The differences between bank equity capital and bank regulatory capital 3. A discussion of the functions of bank capital and the role of the risk-return trade-off 4. The differences between tier 1 and tier 2 capital 5. The components of tier 1 and tier