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RS/MP Lesson 42: “The Gathering of the House of Israel” (Gospel Principles Manual)

Posted by kirkcaudle on September 9, 2011

This lesson may contain information that is not widely known among many members of the church (especially those that are recent converts). In my experience as a teacher, I receive many questions every time that I teach on this subject. Therefore, if you would like a brief synopsis of what the Gathering of Israel entails it might be helpful to read the entries “Israel” and “Israel, Kingdom of” in your Bible dictionary. This could at least keep you from going into this lesson blind if you are less familiar with the subject matter. The complete lesson can be found here. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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