Author: Theodore H. Epp
ISBN: 9781939110206
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Moses from the Author: Theodore H. Epp. Moses' life, from his infancy to his death, is one of the most well-documented of any person in the Bible. He was called "Moses the man of God" and "Moses the servant of the Lord." Though God miraculously used him to lead the entire nation of Israel in its exodus out of slavery in Egypt--the world's most powerful nation at the time--Scripture says Moses was the most humble man of his day. What an amazing man and life to learn from! Author Theodore Epp writes, "Yet, Moses was just like any other man. Although he had great qualities that needed to be developed and improved, he had many flaws and deficiencies that would have made him powerless except for the all-sufficient grace that he eventually learned to appropriate." Volume 1 - God Prepares and Strengthens His Man covers Moses' life from his birth to the crossing of the Red Sea, giving practical lessons on how God prepared His servant for the gigantic task ahead of him, and how God can prepare you too for service to Him. Volume 2 - Excellence in Leadership covers Moses' life from Israel's exodus from Egypt to the doorstep of the promised land of Canaan, illustrating many aspects of the Christian life of faith, testing, growth, service, and true leadership qualities.

The Gospel According To Moses

Author: Daniel I. Block
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1610978633
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The Gospel According To Moses from the Author: Daniel I. Block. These essays are concerned with broad hermeneutical and theological issues raised by the book of Deuteronomy.

Royal Motifs In The Pentateuchal Portrayal Of Moses

Author: Danny Mathews
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 0567181200
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Royal Motifs In The Pentateuchal Portrayal Of Moses from the Author: Danny Mathews. Moses is portrayed through the use of royal motifs, such as his abandonment at birth, flight from Pharaoh, portrayal as a shepherd, as a semi-divine figure, temple builder, military general, and lawgiver. These well-known motifs that have been typically used to depict four famous rulers in the ancient Near East, Hammurabi, Esarhaddon, Nabonidus, and Cyrus, have been adapted by the authors of the Pentateuch to affirm Moses as a more ancient leader, whose work has resulted in the constitution of the community of Israel. As a result, Israel's identity and enduring existence rest upon the authority and legacy of Moses.

Illuminating Moses

Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 900425854X
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Illuminating Moses from the Author: . In Illuminating Moses: A History of Reception, readers discover the roles of Moses from the Exodus to the Renaissance--law-giver, leader, prophet, writer, man of God--and their impact on Jewish and Christian cultures.

The First 2 000 Years

Author: W. Cleon Skousen
Publisher: Verity Publishing
ISBN: 0934364435
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The First 2 000 Years from the Author: W. Cleon Skousen. Much about the early history of mankind had become entirely lost until the restoration of the gospel. These details about the first 2,000 years of human history are all to be found in this exciting volume. We now know that Adam and Eve had two generations of children before Cain and Abel were born. The exact year of the Great Flood can now be calculated. Details about the golden age of Enoch are now available so that we can understand how the law of consecration works and how it eliminates poverty and crime. One of the most magnificent stories in this book is the life of Abraham. He received revelations about astronomy and mathematics which he later taught the Egyptians. He was a remarkable example of faith and obedience, even in offering his own son as a sacrifice to the God he loved. All of these tremendously important new revelations belong to the sweeping panorama of the first 2,000 years of human history. This book is designed to make the study of the Old Testament an inspirational pleasure. Although presented for easy reading, the text is carefully documented so that every important point can be correlated with appropriate passages in the scriptures. The extensive use of maps, charts and illustrations also facilitate the rapid unfolding of the Biblical story. This eBook includes the original index, footnotes, table of contents and page numbering from the printed format.

They Walked With God

Author: Duane S. Crowther
Publisher: Cedar Fort
ISBN: 1462100325
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They Walked With God from the Author: Duane S. Crowther. Millennia have passed since Adam, Enoch, and Noah lived on the Earth, and with all the niceties of modern life, it can be hard for us to think of these Genesis patriarchs as more than just names on a page. But modern revelation has also offered us a more illuminating picture of their lives than has ever been available before. They Walked With God pairs ancient scriptural accounts with these modern revelations to present an intimate biography of nine Genesis patriarchs. Best-selling author Duane S. Crowther offers hundreds of historical, biographical, and cultural details to teach you about these men and the doctrines they followed in a clear, easy-to-follow format that will enrich your study of the entire Old Testament.

Unreliable Witnesses

Author: Ross Shepard Kraemer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199781201
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Unreliable Witnesses from the Author: Ross Shepard Kraemer. In her latest book, Ross Shepard Kraemer shows how her mind has changed or remained the same since the publication of her ground-breaking study, Her Share of the Blessings: Women's Religions Among Pagans, Jews and Christians in the Greco-Roman World (OUP 1992). Unreliable Witnesses scrutinizes more closely how ancient constructions of gender undergird accounts of women's religious practices in the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Kraemer analyzes how gender provides the historically obfuscating substructure of diverse texts: Livy's account of the origins of the Roman Bacchanalia; Philo of Alexandria's envisioning of idealized, masculinized women philosophers; rabbinic debates about women studying Torah; Justin Martyr's depiction of an elite Roman matron who adopts chaste Christian philosophical discipline; the similar representation of Paul's fictive disciple, Thecla, in the anonymous Acts of (Paul and) Thecla; Severus of Minorca's depiction of Jewish women as the last hold-outs against Christian pressures to convert, and others. While attentive to arguments that women are largely fictive proxies in elite male contestations over masculinity, authority, and power, Kraemer retains her focus on redescribing and explaining women's religious practices. She argues that - gender-specific or not - religious practices in the ancient Mediterranean routinely encoded and affirmed ideas about gender. As in many cultures, women's devotion to the divine was both acceptable and encouraged, only so long as it conformed to pervasive constructions of femininity as passive, embodied, emotive, insufficiently controlled and subordinated to masculinity. Extending her findings beyond the ancient Mediterranean, Kraemer proposes that, more generally, religion is among the many human social practices that are both gendered and gendering, constructing and inscribing gender on human beings and on human actions and ideas. Her study thus poses significant questions about the relationships between religions and gender in the modern world.

Endowed From On High

Author: John D. Charles
Publisher: Cedar Fort
ISBN: 9780882906140
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Endowed From On High from the Author: John D. Charles. The Endowment is a re-enactment of scriptural images and symbols. It is literally a gift - a gift of God's power. While carefully maintaining the sacred confidentiality of the temple ordinances, this book provides scriptural correlations which will open up rich new ares of understanding. Once you read this inspired information, you will be better informed about the scriptural authority and symbolism of the sacred ordinances. You will be better prepared and motivated to apply scriptural symbols in your life and strive to become more like Christ.Within these pages are more than twenty scriptural symbols which correlate with the temple service. the central focus of these symbols is found in Brigham Young's oft-quoted statement of the ceremony's ultimate purpose: to enable recipients to pass by the angelic sentinels who guard the entrance to God's kingdom as they walk back to the presence of the Father.Endowed from on high teaches that revelation occurs during the endowment, that promises are required before blessings are granted, that covenants are the channels through which blessings flow, and that the Lord is voluntarily bound when we obey His commandments. This is a unique and reverential guide to growth in the most sacred of all areas of our relationship with the Savior and our heavenly Father. Reading and pondering Endowed from on High will be a choice experience for all Church members.

Moses In Corinth

Author: Paul B. Duff
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004289453
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Moses In Corinth from the Author: Paul B. Duff. In Moses in Corinth, Paul Duff contends that the imagery focused on Moses in 2 Corinthians 3 functions as an integral part of Paul’s apologia, a defense created by the apostle to refute suspicions about his honesty and integrity.