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    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    . 1» Christian men ordained to serve Jesus Christ are, first and foremost, bought and paid for. • 2Tim 2:24-26 . . And the Lord's servant must not quarrel; instead, he must be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful. Those who oppose him he must gently instruct, in the hope that God...
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    A Journey Thru Genesis

    . • Gen 14:19-20a . . He blessed him, saying: Blessed be Abram of God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth. And blessed be God Most High, Who has delivered your foes into your hand. At this point in time, Abram's relationship with God was very satisfactory. 'Elyown had nothing critical for...
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    A Journey Thru Genesis

    . Mel was not only a political figure in that region; but a religious figure as well. • Gen 14:18b . . he was a priest of God Most High. "Most High" is a brand new superlative for God at this point in Genesis. It's 'elyown (el-yone') which means: an elevation, i.e. lofty. As a title it means...
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    A Journey Thru Genesis

    . • Gen 14:18a . . And King Melchizedek of Salem brought out bread and wine; Melchizedek's name is Malkiy-Tsedeq (mal-kee-tseh'-dek) which means: king of right or possibly just simply righteous king; in contrast to the wickedness which was the stock in trade of Bera, king of Sodom. I tend to...
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    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    . • 2Tim 2:3-7 . . No one serving as a soldier gets involved in civilian affairs-- he wants to please his commanding officer. A soldier's primary responsibility is to accomplish the mission assigned by their commanders. They don't give themselves leave to abandon their posts to go off on their...
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    A Journey Thru Genesis

    . • Gen 14:16 . . He brought back all the possessions; he also brought back his kinsman Lot and his possessions, and the women and the rest of the people. If Abram had left the Federation's people in enemy hands and rescued only his nephew, no one would have faulted him for it. They were, after...
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    A Journey Thru Genesis

    . • Gen 14:14b . . and went in pursuit as far as Dan. At this early date, there was neither a region, nor a town, in Canaan colonized and named after Jacob's son Dan. There wasn't even one in Moses' day. It wasn't until Joshua 19:40-48 that Dan's tribe received their portion of Canaan. So Dan's...
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    A Journey Thru Genesis

    . • Gen 14:13a . . A refugee brought the news to Abram It was a trek from Sodom to Abram's camp. He was way up in Mamre; and a goodly portion of it uphill-- very uphill. At any rate, news of Sodom's overthrow meant that Lot was captured; or maybe even dead. One way or the other, Abram had to...
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    Christ's Furthest Ancestor

    . The genealogy given in the gospel of Luke is sometimes appropriated to establish Mary's biological connection with David, and subsequently Adam, but I don't recommend that route because the language and grammar of Luke 3:23 is much too controversial. Along with the language and grammar...
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    A Journey Thru Genesis

    . • Gen 14:4b . . and in the thirteenth year they rebelled. El Ched wouldn't get wind of that right away of course. There was no email, no radio, no sat-com, no land line, no snail mail, no cells, nor television, nor telegraph, nor aircraft, nor motorized conveyances in that day so it would...
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    A Journey Thru Genesis

    . • Gen 14:4a . .Twelve years they served Chedorlaomer, Apparently El Ched was the instigator behind the extortion scheme holding Sodom and its neighbors economically hostage. The other kings who came along with him to Canaan were just reinforcements to back his play. You have to wonder how The...
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    Christ's Furthest Ancestor

    . Most Christians readily attest that Jesus Christ is fully God and fully Man, when in reality they believe he's mostly God and only partially Man. • 1Cor 15:22 . . In Adam all die Had not Christ been executed, he would've eventually died of old age just like everybody else because Rom 5:12-14...
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    Christ's Furthest Ancestor

    . • 1Cor 15:45 . .The first man, Adam, became a living soul. The last Adam became a life-giving spirit. On numerous occasions, Jesus identified himself as "son of man" which is an identity that the original Adam could never pin on himself because he wasn't a previous man's progeny. In the same...
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    A Journey Thru Genesis

    . • Gen 14:1 . . Now, when King Amraphel of Shinar, King Arioch of Ellasar, King Chedorlaomer of Elam, and King Tidal of nations. Shinar was the whole of Babylonia; Ellasar was the leading tribe in its southern part; and Elam was the original kingdom of Persia. The Hebrew word for "nations" is...
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    A Journey Thru Genesis

    . • Gen 13:18a . . And Abram moved his tent, and came to dwell at the terebinths of Mamre, which are in Hebron; Hebron (Hevron) itself is today a city of over 70,000 people located about 20 miles south of Jerusalem at an elevation of 3,050 feet above sea level. Hebron is sacred in Jewish...
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