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While we're at it.

Like any true expat, I yearn for an original state of memory and insist on maintaining rigorous standards of nostalgia that reality can never uphold. A recent conversation with the better wordsmith brought up the issue of linguistic purity again. 379 more words


Demanding Baal Stewards

After taking a group of budding Bible enthusiasts around the British Museum to look at the Assyrian and Babylonian displays, it becomes apparent that what one is faced with at every turn, is the prevalence, nay, dominance of gods. 1,056 more words


Israel is wiped out (2 Kings 17:19-17:23)

“Judah also did not keep the commandments of Yahweh their God, but walked in the customs that Israel had introduced. Yahweh rejected all the descendants of Israel. 199 more words

Readings for October 4

 “That they may know what it is to serve me, and what it is to serve earthly kingdoms.”

Morning Reading2 Chronicles 12-13 https://mediahazellc.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/2-chronicles-12-13.mp3…

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The reign of King Pekah in Israel (737-732 BCE) (2 Kings 15:27-15:28)

“In the fifty-second year of King Azariah of Judah, King Pekah son of Remaliah began to reign over Israel in Samaria. He reigned twenty years. He did what was evil in the sight of Yahweh. 98 more words

The short reign of King Zachariah in Israel (743 BCE) (2 Kings 15:8-15:12)

“In the thirty-eighth year of King Azariah of Judah, King Zechariah son of King Jeroboam reigned over Israel in Samaria six months. He did what was evil in the sight of Yahweh, as his ancestors had done. 269 more words