24. The death of Joshua

24. The death of Joshua

Having emerged victorious over 31 kings and having conquered thus, a sizeable part of Canaan, Joshua allocated the land to the ‘Twelve Tribes of Israel’. The moment the Israelites set foot in the land of Canaan, Joshua shifted the ‘Tabernacle’ from Gilgal to Shiloh, which was a centrally located city. The Tabernacle had always occupied […]

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23. The conflict of the Israelites with the local kings of Canaan and the eventual victory of the Israelites

23. The conflict of the Israelites with the local kings of Canaan and the eventual victory of the Israelites

Having crossed the Jordan, the Israelites had camped at Gilgal. It was here that Joshua had, along with the memorial of the Twelve Stones, also got the Tabernacle temporarily erected, the Tabernacle that served to remind the Israelites of God’s constant companionship throughout the time they wandered the desert. It was to be here for […]

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20. The Exodus- the twelve spies of Moses; the Israelites wander in the desert for 40 years; the mistake of Moses and Punishment by God

20. The Exodus- the twelve spies of Moses; the Israelites wander in the desert for 40 years; the mistake of Moses and Punishment by God

God told Moses about what happened at the foot of Mount Sinai and furious, He pronounced His intent of killing all the Jews and restarting the religion of Judaism with the descendants of Moses. Moses sought God’s mercy reminding Him of His covenant with Abraham-Isaac-Jacob and also pleaded with Him to forgive the Jews one […]

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14. The Exodus

14. The Exodus

The event that has been considered the most significant of all in the history of the Jews – the ‘Exodus’ had indeed begun! The Jews were forced to migrate to Egypt from diverse places due to the famine that had hit the regions outside Egypt. The sentiment of ‘One nation’…. the ‘Promised Land’, the land […]

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13. The Passover

13. The Passover

The Pharaoh kept going back on his word of releasing the Jews from bondage and slavery. God then inflicted the nine calamities or the nine plagues one after the other on the Pharaoh and on the people of Egypt, which harassed and hassled them to such an extent that they had lost their good night’s […]

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