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Elijah, PTSD, and food for the journey

went a day’s journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a solitary broom tree. He asked that he might die: “It is enough; now, O LORD, take away my life.’” Then he lay down under the broom tree and fell asleep. 558 more words

Elijah, Kings 17: 8 - 16

In this section, since the water is running out where Elijah was sent by God to hide, God sends him elsewhere, and according to my study bible footnote, that is right into the heart of the enemy — “The journey to Zarephath on the Phoenician coast south of Sidon takes the prophet into the heartland of the Baal cult.” Really? 394 more words

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1 Kings 18: Showdown!

This chapter tells the story of the famous showdown between Elijah and God, and Ahab’s prophets of Baal and Asherah. Elijah called on Ahab and his prophets to get their gods to burn up the offering they had made, and nothing happened. 421 more words


Ithaca Davidson, Character Interview


By: Quan Williams

Ithaca Davidson Character Interview

Early on in the book, you are accused of always quoting the Bible. Can you tell us why? 707 more words


The ancestors of Saul at Gibeon (1 Chr 8:29-8:32)

“Jeiel the father of Gibeon lived in Gibeon. The name of his wife was Maacah. His first-born son was Abdon, then Zur, Kish, Baal, Nadab, Gedor, Ahio, Zecher, and Mikloth, who became the father of Shimeah. 320 more words

The Ministers of Baal Are Killed (2 Kings 10:18 - 36)

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2 Kings 10:18 – 36

1. Allow yourself to brag by completing this sentence comparing you to your father: “My father did ______________ a little; I will do that same thing much more” (often, bigger or better). 217 more words

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Was Judaism Ever Truly Monotheistic? A Review of Daniel Boyarin's The Jewish Gospels

In New Testament studies, the dominant story of Christian origins is pretty simple: Jesus sparked a Jewish messianic movement that eventually fused with pagan “divine son” philosophy, of which the most successful result was (orthodox) Christianity with a bunch of less successful off-shoots (heresies) that eventually died out. 1,228 more words