Human Sacrifices?

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Judges 11:29-40   I.         There are two stories that cause some concern because they involve the concept of sacrificing a human being to God.             A.        They cause concern because the Bible is very clear about God’s opinion on human sacrifices.             B.        The slaying of humans invokes a death sentence – Genesis 9:5             C.        False…

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How were Isaac and Jacob blessed?

Question: How were Isaac and Jacob blessed? Answer: In the times of the Old Testament children could inherit two things from their parents: property and a blessing. If your parents had three children, then on their death their property was divided four ways (one more than the number of living children). The eldest child generally…

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