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  1. The Bible and Archaeology: The Battle at the Pool of Gibeon

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    In 1956 another remarkable discovery was made that provides additional evidence of the authenticity of the biblical accounts of David's days. And each one grasped his opponent by the head and thrust his sword in his opponent’s side; so they fell down together. Therefore that place was called the Field of Sharp Swords, which is in Gibeon. So there was a very fierce battle that day, and Abner and the men of Israel were beaten before the servants of David” ( 2 Samuel 2:13-17 ).

  2. A Place Called Megiddo: The World's Battleground | United ...

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    Megiddo as a city went into decline during the Babylonian and Persian periods. However, in modern times the site continued to see battles. Both Napoleon (1799) and the British General Allenby (1918) defeated Turkish forces here. The area has never lost its significance as a battleground for control over this crucial crossroad of empires.

  3. Telltale Tracks in More Names, Languages, Archaeology and ...

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    As we track the 12 tribes of Israel through history and into the future, we need to know their ancestral past. The great patriarch Abraham believed God and obeyed Him (Genesis 12). Thus God chose Abraham and made great promises to him—and by extension to his descendants—of lands and opportunities in the future.

  4. Why shouldn't we wear a cross as a sign of being a ...

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    While the apostles preached “the cross [stauros]” as part of the history of Christ’s ministry for our sakes ( 1 Corinthians 1:17-18 ), it was not something they idolized. It was a shameful instrument of death ( Hebrews 12:2 ). In His crucifixion, Jesus took on Himself our shameful sins.

  5. God the Father, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit | United ...

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    American King James Version ×; Isaiah 48:17 Isaiah 48:17 Thus said the LORD, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the LORD your God which teaches you to profit, which leads you by the way that you should go.

  6. A Mystery Solved: The Identity of Melchizedek | United ...

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    Melchizedek couldn’t have been the Father because he was the “priest of the Most High God.” He could only have been the eternal, preexistent Word who later became Jesus Christ, the Son of God. He could only have been the eternal, preexistent Word who later became Jesus Christ, the Son of God.

  7. Who were the "sons of God" who married "the daughters of ...

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    An alternative explanation is that “sons of God” in Genesis 6:2 Genesis 6:2 That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose. American King James Version × refers to self-willed men who called themselves “sons of god,” not in worship of the Creator, but of pagan deities.

  8. What does the phrase "the testimony of Jesus" mean in ...

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    The phrase “the testimony of Jesus” is mentioned four times in the book of Revelation; the context in which it is used makes the meaning plain. In Revelation 1:2 Revelation 1:2 Who bore record of the word of God, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and of all things that he saw.

  9. United Church of God

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    We Preach God’s redemptive Word every week in our friendly Sabbath services, host regional seminars about God’s coming Kingdom, and sponsor an international media presence on television and the Internet with Beyond Today television, our Bible study tools and our bi-monthly magazine.

  10. Beyond Today | United Church of God

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    Beyond Today provides help for your life today and hope for your future by focusing its message on the gospel of Jesus Christ and the Kingdom of God. You can find meaning for your life and hope for the future in the midst of today’s often confusing and chaotic world. Beyond Today helps you understand God’s design and purpose for your life.