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  1. Dant01

    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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    Christ's Furthest Ancestor

    . FAQ: Can it be known for certain whether Jesus' mom was biologically related to David? A: Yes; very easily. First off: David is said to be Jesus' ancestor. • Luke 1:32 . . He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his...
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    A Journey Thru Genesis

    . • Gen 13:14-15 . . And the Lord said to Abram, after Lot had parted from him: Raise your eyes and look out from where you are, to the north and south, to the east and west, for I give all the land that you see to you and your offspring forever. Oh the irony of it! If Lot went off only to the...
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    Christ's Furthest Ancestor

    . FAQ: How was Christ biologically related to Adam without having a biological father? (Luke 1:26-34) A: The woman wasn't a discreet creation, i.e. Eve wasn't a solo specimen constructed directly from dust like Adam was; instead, Eve was made from already created human material taken from...
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    A Journey Thru Genesis

    . • Gen 13:12b . . pitching his tents near Sodom. Logistically that was a pretty sensible arrangement. By living amongst those cities, Lot had a ready market for his livestock; and a source of goods and services he could use out on the ranch. There was something special about Sodom that...
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    A Journey Thru Genesis

    . • Gen 13:10 . . Lot looked about him and saw how well watered was the whole plain of the Jordan, all of it-- this was before the Lord had destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah --all the way to Zoar, like the garden of the Lord, like the land of Egypt. The Jordan Valley slopes southward like a ramp...
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    A Journey Thru Genesis

    . • Gen 13:1-2 . . From Egypt, Abram went up into the Negeb, with his wife and all that he possessed, together with Lot. Now Abram was very rich in cattle, silver, and gold. The word for "rich" is from kabad (kaw-bad') which means: to be heavy, i.e. in either a bad sense (burdensome, severe...
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    A Journey Thru Genesis

    . • Gen 12:14 . .When Abram entered Egypt, the Egyptians saw how very beautiful the woman was. When men talk about a woman's beauty, they're not talking about the sterling character of a woman like Ruth; no, they're talking about the physical attributes of a woman like Queen Vashti in the book...
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    Fallen Nature Testing Station

    . The only argument going on here is the one you started in your head. I'm merely a facilitator moderating a test that poses some personal questions which you have thus far refused to answer. _
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    Fallen Nature Testing Station

    . The problem here today is your lack of honesty. It's very common for Christians to circle the apologetic wagons and become defensive instead of truthful about themselves when confronted with questions like those in post No.1 and No.27 There's no need to defend God on this thread because...
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