Jesus once asked his disciples, “Whom do men say that I the Son of man am” (Matt 16:13)? Who was Jesus anyway? Most people of His day viewed Him as some sort of prophet (John
Most of us live hurried lives. We are hard pressed at work, at home, and at church to accomplish more than a twenty-four hour day seems to allow. The demands are overwhelming. In fact, full
I went to church service recently in which a powerful and emotional solo called “I Feel Like Moving On” was sung. The more I listened, however, the more disturbed I became by the emphasis on
“Little fish; diminutive from dag = a fish, the fish-god; the” national god of the Philistines (Judg. 16:23). This idol had the body of a fish with the head and hands of a man. It was an “Assyrio-Babylonian deity, the worship of which was introduced” among the Philistines through Chaldea. The most famous of the temples of Dagon were at Gaza (Judg. 16:23-30) and Ashdod (1 Sam. 5:1-7). (See FISH.)
“(1 Sam. 5:2), or Beth-dagon, as elsewhere rendered (Josh. 15:” “41; 19:27), was the sanctuary or temple of Dagon.” “The Beth-dagon of Josh. 15:41 was one of the cities of the tribe “of Judah, in the lowland or plain which stretches westward. It” has not been identified. “The Beth-dagon of Josh. 19:27 was one of the border cities of Asher. “That of 1 Chr. 10:10 was in the western half-tribe of Manasseh, “where the Philistines, after their victory at Gilboa, placed” Saul’s head in the temple of their god. (Comp. 1 Sam. 31:8-13).
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