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Sold by God or Selling Yourself?

Posted by kirkcaudle on May 7, 2010

I was not going to post a completely new thread with this question; I was just going to post it under the Sunday School thread for this week. However, because of the length and amount of discussion it could bring I decided to just go ahead and make a new thread.

 With that said…

 Judges 4:2 reads, “And the Lord sold [the children of Israel] into the hand of Jabin king of Canaan.” 

 My question is, what does it mean to be sold by god? I mean, in order to sell something you must get something in return or it is called giving, not selling. So then, if god did sell the people, what did he get in return?  In a way, these questions remind me a bit of Brian’s, “What God Learned from the Flood” thread.

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Christ in the Old Testament

Posted by kirkcaudle on January 27, 2010

“My soul delighteth in proving unto my people the truth of the coming of Christ; for, for this end hath the law of Moses been given; and all things which have been given of God from the beginning of the world, unto man, are the typifying of him” (2 Ne 11:4, italics added).

As we study the Old Testament in Sunday school this year, we will see, and undoubtedly have already seen, types and shadows of Christ. These types and shadows might come in many ways, including those of people and events. Read the rest of this entry »

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OT Lesson 2 Study Notes: Abraham 3; Moses 4:1-4

Posted by Jim F. on December 21, 2009

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Studying the Old Testament

Posted by Jim F. on December 20, 2009

What are the scriptures for? How should we use them? How do we use them? Read the rest of this entry »

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Understanding the Old Testament

Posted by Jim F. on December 20, 2009

Don’t expect Old Testament writers to have written their histories the way we would have written them. Read the rest of this entry »

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What is the Old Testament?

Posted by Jim F. on December 20, 2009

The version of the Old Testament used by Protestants and Jews today contains 39 books. Catholic Bibles include 9 more books Read the rest of this entry »

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Genesis Background

Posted by Jim F. on December 20, 2009

I’m going to go through my study materials for the Old Testament again this year, revising them. So I am starting with several posts of background materials for Genesis and the Old Testament. Read the rest of this entry »

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