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Essay #32 The Accursed Thing: Part I

The beginning of the end for Jericho starts with a theophany. “And it came to pass, when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, behold, there stood a man over against him with his sword drawn in his hand: and Joshua went unto him, and said unto him, Art […]

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Essay #27 Isreal Before Entering the Promised Land

The nation of Israel has been given the law, statutes and warnings to prepare them for entering the promise land.  Previously, God gave to mankind specific instructions to “be fruitful, multiply, replenish and subdue”.  This is intrinsic in man’s nature.  Man produces. Taking the creation of God, using the intellect that God has given him […]

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Essay #23 Law, Property and Sarah’s Tomb

Moving forward in the timeline we see more examples of man obeying God’s command to be “fruitful, multiple, replenish and subdue”.  The genealogies of Genesis show that the individuals that received the direct command, Adam and Noah, were still living when their descendants fulfilled the command.  It is reasonable to assume that the command was […]

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Essay #20: Sarah’s Tomb

“I am a stranger and a sojourner with you: give me a possession of a buryingplace with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight”. Genesis 23:4 Sarah has died.  Abraham wants to be respectful of his wife and bury her, but he has a problem.  He is a stranger in the […]