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The only Jews the entered Canaan before the main body of the Israelites where the Twelve Spies mentioned in the Book of Numbers. "And the people marched from Haseroth, and pitched their tents in the desert of Pharan. And there the Lord spoke to Moses, saying. Send men to view the land of Chanaan, which I will give to the children of Israel, one of every ...


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The prophet Balaam was a true prophet of the Lord before he rebelled - this can be understood from the fact that God answered Balaam when he asked counsel from God - and it can be plainly seen that he was not living among the Israelites. Numbers 22:4, 5: ...So Balak son of Zippor, who was king of Moab at that time, sent messengers to summon Balaam son of ...


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The TALMUD is in no way compatible with the Christian Faith. Jesus Christ sternly rebuked the "traditions" of the PHARISEES that would later be transcribed into the Babylonian Talmud. Jesus Stated in John chapter 8 in facing the PHARISEES "your TRADITIONS" (TALMUD) make the Father's law of none effect. In a quick clarification of the answer above, that ...


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In short, how does Christianity deal with some of the major contentions of biblical criticism towards the Old Testament? The literalists contend the academic assertions are false (intentionally or otherwise). The accommodationists attempt to find a way to build a compromise usually at the expense of what is written in the Bible. This is similar to what ...


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The question does not ask whether biblical criticism is true, but merely how some Christians deal with biblical criticism. Most Christians are largely unaware of biblical Higher Criticism or simply choose to ignore it as being of little concern to them. Christians in this latter group is unlikely to change their strongly held faith just because some biblical ...


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Yes, Samuel took over as high priest of the Shiloh sanctuary after the previous high priest Eli and his two sons Hophni and Phineas all died on the same day (1 Samuel 4:11-18), even though his father was an Ephraimite (1:1). One example of his priestly activities is described in 7:5-10. How could this be since he wasn't a descendant of Aaron? The most ...



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