Land of Israel

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  • A Study On The Land Of Israel

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    demonstrate her significance in the land of Israel in about 1300 B.C. Deborah led Israel as a prophetess and judge. During her time God allowed Israelites to be oppressed so that the people could turn back to Him. It was during this time that Deborah emerged as a charismatic leader that led Israelites spiritually and politically. (Poorman & Richards, 2003). Body Times During her time, the king of Hazor was very powerful and he oppressed the tribes of Northern Israel. Joshua in his ability destroyed

  • The Land Of Israel And Palestine

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    sometimes adorn graves. This artifact was found in the land of Israel/Palestine. This paper will examine how this object was produced, what kind of style was used in its production and what it meant to individuals at the time. On a larger level, trading objects like this one during the Persian Period represent the strength of local tastes and cultures over nationalistic tensions between Greece and Persia.   2. Introduction The land of Israel/Palestine sits in an important geographic region in the

  • The Story of Passover Essays

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    Egypt to be with son Joseph who had become Viceroy of all Egypt. When Joseph and his brothers died and the children of Israel multiplied in the land of Egypt, King Pharaoh chose to forget all that Joseph had done for Egypt - transforming it into the wealthiest country in the world at the time. He decided to take action against the influence and growing numbers of the children of Israel. He summoned his council and they advised him to enslave these people and oppress them before they grew too powerful

  • Ezekiel 's Prophecies : Restoration Of Israel

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    Ezekiel’s Prophecies: Restoration of Israel The purpose of this analysis is to consider parts of the context in which the Book of Ezekiel was written in. Through this, we can come to a better understanding of the meaning of the passages by studying the authorship, time period, the setting, and the people to whom it was written. In Ezekiel 36:22-32, Ezekiel prophesies about the restoration of Israel and delivers God’s promises to the people of Israel. In this analysis, we seek to understand what

  • God 's Covenants : An Important Characteristic Of The Book Of Joshua

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    to it and meditated on it. Joshua was an example of the future Kings of Israel, one who kept the teaching of Moses in its entirety (Josh. 1:7-8, 11:15). God wanted Israel to conquer the land of Canaan and claim it for His glory. God’s promises to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob would be fulfilled by Joshua and the Israelites when they arrived in the promised land flowing with milk and honey (Josh. 5:6). However, God gave Israel specific instructions that they had to complete in order for them to claim

  • Christian Crusades And The Spanish Inquisition Essay

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    into the Israelites history, and see how God had formed them, and why they felt called to conquer the inhabitants of Canaan. According to the Old Testament scripture the land of Canaan had been promised by the Creator of the Universe to the Israelites in Genesis 17:8, in which God tells Abraham the father of the nation Israel, “And I will give

  • Waiting For The Land : The Story Line Of The Pentateuch

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    The book “Waiting for the Land: The Story Line of the Pentateuch” is written by Arie C. Leder. The book describes the narrative problem of the refusal of the divine instruction and the exile of God’s presence, which will bring forth other conflicts. Looking into the conflicts requires one to understand the structure, plot and scope of the Pentateuch as a whole and in individual books. Leder argues that the Pentateuch leaves the Israelites hanging, waiting for the land. The main storyline of the

  • Reading Once Again The Story Of The Canaanite Woman Essay

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    In reading once again the story of the Canaanite woman – I read deeper and I came to this conclusion. At first sight Jesus seems to behaving in a way that is not at all characteristic of him. Unless we had this story in the Gospels we would surely not imagine Jesus ever behaving as he does in this story. When the woman asks for his help Jesus doesn 't even answer her. He ignores her completely. He is, we might say, willfully deaf to her heartfelt cry for help, even when she persists with it

  • The Pros And Cons Of The Abrahamic Covenant

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    The Israelites disobeyed every command in the Abrahamic and Mosaic Covenants, so God made the Davidic covenant as a way to bring their relationship with God back. God made several promises to David through the prophet Nathan. God promised David and Israel that the Messiah would come from one of David’s family members and would establish a kingdom that would last forever. God told David that, “Your house and your kingdom will endure forever before me; your throne will be established forever.” This covenant

  • The Exodus Of The Beginning Of Israel

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    Exodus marks the start of Israel as a people. They were an extended family, under a dynasty of strong pharaohs. They oppressed Israel and put them to forced labor, for fear of their number size. Still, they multiplied faster, therefore, a decree was issued to destroy them by ordering the death of all baby boys. At this particular time Moses was born, from the tribe of Levi. Although trained as the son of Pharaoh’s daughter, yet, his own mother was hired to care for him due to her placing him in