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Joshua Chapter 4

The Israelites had followed the instructions of the prophet, Joshua, and went behind the Ark of the Covenant to the shores of the Jordan River. They camped near the river. 1,292 more words

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Moses Hires Amish To Build New Ark Of The Covenant

In thrilling news today Moses, the man to whom God gave the Ten Commandments, announced he has begun construction on a new Ark of the Covenant and has hired the Amish to help him do it. 221 more words

Religious And Political Satire, And Other Irreverent Humor

Joshua Chapter 3

The Israelites were commanded to prepare their things, because in three days time, they would be starting their movement into the promised land. The first city they were going to arrive at, would be Jericho. 1,530 more words

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The Philistines

“With the possible exception of the Amalekites, the Philistines were the most implacable foes of the ancient Israelites, and certainly the most durable. The pages of the Old Testament are filled with the accounts of their bloody clashes with the Hebrews, who were largely denied the Mediterranean seacost by the Pentapolis of the Philistine strongholds at Ashdod, Ashkelon, Ekron, Gath, and Gaza.

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The Others

Joshua Chapter 2

The Israelites were encamped on the eastern side of the Jordan River, across from Jericho. This was a city surrounded by a wall. It would be the first city that the Israelites would come to once they crossed the river into the promised land. 1,448 more words

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Joshua Chapter 1

The first five books of the Old Testament (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy) are called the books of Moses. They tell the history of the prophets and people of God, from Adam and his family, down through Moses and the Israelites. 1,238 more words

The Old Testament

First Blog

Since my salvation God has not ceased to amaze me with the greatness of His word. Admittedly, for a number of years I was a “New Testament Reader” in that I very rarely cracked open the pages of the Old Testament. 198 more words