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
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
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“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.
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