“as newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby…” (1 Peter 2: 2) Spiritual growth after first accepting Christ should be a given. However, the desire for that spiritual
Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again [anew], he cannot see the kingdom of God.” (John 3:3) The Christian concept of being born again
Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage. – Galatians 5: 1 Several states in America have enacted a stand your
“A hill or hill-town, “of Benjamin” (1 Sam. 13:15), better known” “as “Gibeah of Saul” (11:4; Isa. 10:29). It was here that the” terrible outrage was committed on the Levite’s concubine which led to the almost utter extirpation of the tribe of Benjamin “(Judg. 19; 20), only six hundred men surviving after a” succession of disastrous battles. This was the birthplace of “Saul, and continued to be his residence after he became king (1” Sam. 10:26; 11:4; 15:34). It was reckoned among the ancient sanctuaries of Palestine (10:26; 15:34; 23:19; 26:1; 2 Sam. “21:6-10), and hence it is called “Gibeah of God” (1 Sam. 10:5,” R.V. marg.). It has been identified with the modern Tell el-Ful “(i.e., “hill of the bean”), about 3 miles north of Jerusalem.”
“(Josh. 15:57, R.V. marg.), a city on Mount Ephraim which had” “been given to Phinehas (24:33 “hill,” A.V.; R.V. marg. and Heb.,” Gibeah.). Here Eleazar the son of Aaron was buried. It has “been identified with the modern Khurbet Jibia, 5 miles north of” Guphna towards Shechem.
“(Josh. 5:3, marg.), hill of the foreskins, a place at Gilgal” where those who had been born in the wilderness were “circumcised. All the others, i.e., those who were under twenty” “years old at the time of the sentence at Kadesh, had already” been circumcised.
Definition of Gibeah: “a hill”
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