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Essay #17 Babylon

“How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!  For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of […]

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Essay #16 Nimrod’s Land of Shinar Part III

“And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech.  And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there. And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them thoroughly. And they […]

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Essay #15 Nimrod’s Land of Shinar Part II

“He was a mighty hunter before the Lord” Genesis 10:9 Nimrod was a earthy, natural man with the strength and disposition of a tyrant.  Comparable in strength and force to God, but of the moral character of the unregenrate; no regard for the moral/spiritual well being of others, or for the God of creation and redemption.  […]

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Essay #14 Nimrod’s Land of Shinar

The land of Shinar was vile and it’s first king would be a theological type of anti-christ:  A despot,  representing himself as the messiah/savior,  promoting a false gospel/religion, harshly discriminating those who reject him and compelling obedience by force from those who follow him. Using his false gospel as a tool of manipulation or outright […]

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Essay #13 Nimrod “Might Hunter In/Upon the Earth” Part IV

Genesis 10 gives us a great deal of information about Nimrod and his heritage. Genesis 10:1 identifies the sons of Noah and their sons.  “Now these are the generations of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth: and unto them were sons born after the flood.”  Immediately we understand where the post-flood population came from. Second, […]

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Essay #12 Nimrod “Might Hunter In/Upon the Earth” Part III

What do we know about Nimrod?  First, he is a sinner.  After the fall of man, there are only two types of humans; sinners and sinners who found grace in God’s eyes. After falling from their estate, God promised to Adam and Eve, that He would  “And I will put enmity between thee and the […]

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Essay#11 Nimrod “Mighty Hunter In/Upon the Earth”

Nimrod is characterized in Genesis 10:8 and in I Chronicles 4:10 in the same way, “he began to be a mighty one in the earth” in Genesis 10:5 and “he began to be a mighty one upon the earth” in I Chronicles 4:10. The english word mighty is translated from over twenty different Hebrew words according […]

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Essay #19 Abraham’s World

Essay #19 Abraham’s World History is important.  Historians, not so much (my sincere apologies to an eminently qualified historian and friend, Mark Edwards.) The history of the world was, is and will be written by God.  Unregenerate man will argue all manner of nonsense to explain how human action in the past brings us to […]

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Essay #10 Nimrod and the Babylonian Empire (Part II)

“And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the earth.  He was a mighty hunter before the Lord: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the Lord.  And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.  Out of that […]

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Essay #18 Babylon Part II

And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them thoroughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for morter.” Genesis 11:3 Arriving at the plain in the land of Shinar the descendants of righteous Noah were desiring to reach unto heaven and build a name for themselves […]