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How Shall We Look Back?

Then Samuel took a stone, and set it between Mizpeh and Shen, and called the name of it, Ebenezer, saying, Hitherto hath the Lord helped us.” – 1 Samuel 7:12 Whether it is the Vietnam War memorial in Washington DC, or the memorial of the Civil War in Arlington, VA, or even that of tombstones […]

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I Samuel 7 & 8

A.  Israel’s repentance. 1.          The worship of Jehovah during this period: a.     Why was not the ark brought back to Shiloh where it had been since the days of Joshua (Ps. 78:59, 60)? b.     What very likely happened to the worship at the tabernacle because of the absence of the ark? c.     What place of […]

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Hitherto Hath the Lord Helped Us

Hitherto hath the Lord helped us. That was the proclamation of Samuel, in the seventh chapter and the twelfth verse of his first book, after the Philistines had been subdued by Israel. And this also was the shout of the whole congregation and assembly of Israel, because the Lord had delivered them from their enemies. […]

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