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Posts Tagged ‘Samaria

“lift up your eyes”

January 22, 2015

As Jesus spoke to His disciples at the well in Samaria, He said, “Do you not say, ‘There are yet four months, and then comes the harvest’? Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes and look on the fields, that they are white for harvest.” (John 4:35).  Fields of grain waving in the […]

2 Kings 14-17 – “Israel was carried away”

November 24, 2014

During a string of kings in Israel (2 Kings 14-16), the king of Assyria came and captured seven cities in the land of Napthali and “carried them captive to Assyria” (15:29).  A few years later he captured Damascus “and carried the people of it away into exile” (16:7-9).  “Then the king of Assyria invaded the […]

Acts 8 – “…and they were all scattered…”

January 24, 2014

This pivotal chapter begins with a reference to the stoning of Stephen when it says, “And on that day a great persecution began against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.” (Acts 8:1).  While persecution may not be considered a desired thing, it […]