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  • Parting, The Jordan River

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    Parting the Jordan River In the spring of the year both Jesus and John the future Baptist, cousins (cousins, not brothers), had reached the age of seven. The boys wandered far from Nazareth and along the Jordan River just south of the big lake, they decided to play ‘Let My People Go’ featuring Moses and Pharaoh. Little Johnnie the Baptist as Moses, cried out in a loud, raspy voice, “Let my people go!” spraying spit as he spoke. And Jesus, as hard-hearted Pharaoh, replied in a harsh voice, “You

  • Water Conflict in the Jordan River Basin

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    Abstract The scarcity, depletion and polluting of water in one of the world's driest regions, is a problem that has perplexed the nations of the Middle East for decades. The riparian states of the Jordan River Basin include Israel, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon. These states are in a constant struggle over securing water rights for their respective states. The conflict over water is also overshadowed by the Arab-Israeli issues and the subsequent territorial questions. While territory is often at the

  • Essay Hydro-Politics Along the Jordan River

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    Hydro-Politics Along the Jordan River One of the most important yet under-appreciated conflicts in the Middle East is over water resources along the Jordan River. As population and demand for water in the riparian states of Israel, Jordan, Palestine, and Syria have sky-rocketed, water scarcity in the desert region has reached crisis proportions. In response, leaders on all sides have entered into a dialogue, known as "hydro-politics," that has been characterized by an unyielding attitude of

  • The Land Of The Jordan River

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    After the nation of Israel had fled Pharaoh 's domination in Egypt and just before crossing the Jordan River into the Promised Land, Moses sent twelve spies, one from each tribe, to assess the new land. After 40 days, they returned telling stories of a great land flowing with milk and honey that was inhabited by a powerful people living in large well-fortified cities. Caleb, one of the twelve, a courageous and loyal colleague of Joshua, silenced the crowd. Standing before Moses, Caleb declared boldly

  • The Intrigue of the Book of Danie

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    Book of Daniel The Book of Daniel is one of the most intriguing books found in the Bible. To know God’s plan for the future it is necessary that you understand the book of Daniel. Daniel can be divided into two segments of six chapters each. Chapters 1-6 are made up primarily of a historical narrative that explains how Daniel came to be in King Nebuchadnezzar’s royal court and his rise to power. Chapters 7-12 are of an apocalyptic genre in which Daniel receives visions concerning the future and

  • Analysis Of Joachim Patinir 's Triptych, The Penitence Of Saint Jerome ( C. 1512-1515 Essay

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    to the entire narrative of the triptych. Yet, each individual panel is also worthy of its own analysis and discussion. The left panel depicts the first of three saints, Saint John the Baptist, in the midst of his signature baptizing of Christ. A river flows from the furthest reaches of the landscape down to the bottom frame, with Christ standing thigh-deep in the water, a dove alighting from God perched in the clouds in the top left. Saint John kneels over him on the riverbank while a group of people

  • Changing Perspectives Of My Life

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    Changing Perspectives As I took my first step outside the door the warm midnight air greeted me like an old friend. It was a pleasant contrast to the cold stagnant air on the plane. We had just flown 16 hours with only one layover and my legs had become achy and my neck stiff. “hold on tight to your bags!” Bro. Powers, our youth leader, called out as we walked across the tarmac to go inside. Apparently all of the eager gentlemen attempting to take our bags for us were not doing so out of the kindness

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    Tabgha and Mosaic were next on the list for where I went that day. At the end of the day I had the privilege of being baptized where the Jordan River empties into the Sea of Galilee. Bookman asked me when I had accepted Jesus into my heart and why I wanted to be baptized. I told him that I was at school when I felt God knocking on the door of my heart and I asked him to come in. Being baptized

  • Bib 104 Old Testament Bible Dictionary Project

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    BIBL 104 February 15, 2015 Old Testament Bible Dictionary Project Genesis The book of Genesis is one of the better-known books of the Bible. Not only is it the first book of the Bible it is also the first documentation of our existence. The book was originally written in Hebrew with the title of bereshit, which means “in the beginning.” ( While the author of Genesis is never actually named, it is believed that Moses wrote the book of Genesis. In Acts 7:22 Luke recaps that Moses

  • Review Of Sean Covey's Seven Habits Of Highly Effective Teens

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    gave the example of the “two seas in Palestine.” It’s an excerpt from Bruce Barton’s The Man Nobody Knows. This excerpt describes how full of life and joy the Sea of Galilee is compared to the poisoned Dead Sea. Both of these seas are fed by the River Jordan, but the Sea of Galilee is also as an outlet; it gives whereas the Dead sea only receives. Barton compares this to people and how giving will benefit others as well as yourself, yet there is no reward for being selfish. I always try to give as