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Gilbert House Fellowship #76: Psalms 43-45, 49, 84-85, 87; 1 Chr 3-5

temple4PSALMS AND genealogies again this week in our Old Testament study, but even here we find some very interesting nuggets. We come across Psalm 87, an interesting prophecy of a future time when foreign nations will come to worship at Jerusalem, ones that are usually not represented in a positive light: Rahab (Egypt), Babylon, Tyre (the king of Tyre is equated with Lucifer/Satan in Ezekiel 28), Philistia, and Cush (Ethiopia, but also the name of the father of Nimrod).

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Gilbert House Fellowship #72: Psalms 121, 123-125, 128-130; 2 Sam 1-4

James J. Tissot, 'The Valiant of Gibeon' (1896-1902), The Jewish Museum, New York. Click to enlarge.

James J. Tissot, ‘The Valiant of Gibeon’ (1896-1902), The Jewish Museum, New York. Click for larger image.

OUR OLD Testament study this week moves to a new phase of David’s life as he is declared king of Judah. The rest of the tribes, however, elect to follow Saul’s son, Ish-Bosheth (called Eshbaal, or “man of Ba’al”, in 1 Chronicles 8:33), who decided that Saul’s headquarters at Gibeah was just a little too close to the territory of Judah, David’s tribe.

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