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January 22, 2005


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that the secret to real joy is this - the enudring and sure knowledge that GOD IS WITH ME.That is our Emmanuel. The One who became one of us - so that we could find Him and invite Him into our hearts. The One who died so we could live forever!Let earth receive her KING!! AMEN.GOD BLESS!


The Death of Abraham 1 Abraham had taken another wife, whose name was Keturah. 2 She bore him Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak and Shuah. 3 Jokshan was the faehtr of Sheba and Dedan; the descendants of Dedan were the Ashurites, the Letushites and the Leummites. 4 The sons of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanok, Abida and Eldaah. All these were descendants of Keturah. 5 Abraham left everything he owned to Isaac. 6 But while he was still living, he gave gifts to the sons of his concubines and sent them away from his son Isaac to the land of the east. -After so many centuries, the stories of God that Abraham's children took with them when they traveled eastward were most likely mixed with the Medo-Persian world views, but the seed of the knowledge of the one true God would still have been present and I would guess that this was what drew the Wise Men back to Bethlehem.


can i suggest you to read urantia book about the "Star of Bethlehem" its really intriging theory, and you can read it (book on line) :

Bruce Killian

The Star or Bethlehem was real; it was prophesied by Jacob/Israel and Balaam. Jesus is identified with the bright morning star. The Magi saw and interpreted a picture in the dawning sky, but because it occurred just before dawn it was hard to see, hence the necessity for the Magi. It was a scepter in the constellation of Leo marked by Venus. See http://www.scripturescholar.com/VenusStarofBethlehem.doc or http://www.scripturescholar.com/VenusStarofBethlehem.htm

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