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    Jericho- The Oldest Town in the World

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    INTRODUCTION Jericho, or “The oldest town in the world” as it has been referred to, is best known for the biblical account of the fall of the walls of Jericho. Though there are other accounts of Jericho mentioned in the Bible, such as the curse that was placed on Jericho , and the parable of the Good Samaritan, the most popular and most debated biblical account of Jericho is the fall of the Jericho walls. Did the great fortress surrounding Jericho really fall? The purpose of this paper is to explore

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    Jericho Jericho is often referred to as the oldest city on earth, with a history of over ten thousand years. This ancient city is located in the region of Canaan at the lower end of the Jordan valley about eight miles north of the Dead (Salt) Sea. It lies 840 feet below sea level making it the lowest city in the world. Hunters were attracted to this location because of the abundant water sources nearby. Aqueducts and other irrigation systems were built early on, making the city an agricultural

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    collapsed” (Joshua 6:20). This is the account of Joshua and the people of Israel when they entered the Promised Land known as Canaan. As the Lord commanded they entered the land and conquered all the cities there, beginning with Jericho. The story of Joshua and the Battle of Jericho is a famous one. Everyone who has ever attended Sunday school has heard this famous Biblical account. What is overlooked in Sunday school is the passage after the walls fall down, “They devoted the city to the LORD and destroyed

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    The Book of Joshua

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    of Israel for invasion of Jericho under the Lord's presence and leadership. First, Joshua ordered the people who were to cross the Jordan to Jericho to prepare themselves. Then, he placed them under strict orders of obedience to his authority (1:10-18). Next, he sent out two spies to Jericho to retrieve information about the enemy. The spies went to the house of a prostitue name Rahab, as a cover for their actions. This plan did not work because the king of Jericho sent men to Rahab's house

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    Ruth The book of Ruth is a narrative love story. “The book of Ruth is one of the great love stories of all times” (Hindson & Towns, 2013, p. 111). The author of this book is anonymous. This book was believed to be written between 1020 – 1000 B.C. The key personalities, or people, in this book are: Ruth, Naomi, and Boaz. The purpose for the book of Ruth is for the hope. This book teaches us that even when everything is going wrong, we can always find fulfillment in God. It also teaches us that

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    joshua

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    Joshua Moses said to Joshua, “Choose some of our men and go out to fight the Amalekites. Tomorrow I will stand on top of the hill with the staff of God in my hands.” Exodus 17:9 This is the first passage of scripture where you find Joshua. There is a law called the law of first mention. The law of first mention is a principle that requires one to take a fraction of Scriptures where a principle, expression, or act is mentioned for the first time, in the Bible, and to study the first occurrence of

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    The book of Joshua is the continuation of the pilgrimage of Israel to the Promised Land. However, it is also a book about the man Joshua. Joshua's life is an illustration of the power of faith, and teaches us the key to victorious living. The principles he lived by and through which he found success are the same ones we can live by to be victorious in Christ. The essential element of that life is faith. Joshua was born a slave in Egypt but he was selected to follow Moses as the leader of Israel

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    war teach us? Everyone would have a different answer to that question. However, a major lesson we learn from war is it’s a game that can give us knowledge. Why Men Love War written by William Broyles Jr, Ghost of War written by Ryan Smithson and Jericho a story from the book of Joshua all supports the idea that war is a game with the outcome of knowledge. War is just a big game that turns into knowledge that one did not know existed about their self, therefore war can be good for individuals’ people

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    not getting better, its getting bitterer - and that's not good. I would like to take a familiar story from the Old Testament, I would like to look at the story of the battle of Jericho found in Joshua chapter 6 in our Bible and Jesus' Bible. Then the Lord said to Joshua, "See, I have delivered Jericho into your hands, along with it's king and it's fighting men. March around the city once with all the armed men. Do this for six days. Have seven priests carry trumpets of rams' horns in

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    In America, we live among the wealthiest of people. We are advanced in education, economics, research and medicine. We consider ourselves the most powerful and protected people in the world. Our economy is booming, information is flying, and opportunity abounds. We consider ourselves the most religious and the most generous of all people. We have the most stable government in the world, yet we find ourselves in a national crisis. As Americans, we have lost our moral compass and we are facing a

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