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Isaiah 28: Woe to Ephraim and Jerusalem

Overcome with wine. The name of Ephraim often appears in the Scriptures to refer to Israel, the northern kingdom. Samaria, its capital, is portrayed as a crown that boasted pride and hypocrisy, as well as the whole nation.

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Overcome with wine. The name of Ephraim often appears in the Scriptures to refer to Israel, the northern kingdom. Samaria, its capital, is portrayed as a crown that boasted pride and hypocrisy, as well as the whole nation.

According to the prophecy, this crown was made of beautiful flowers that soon would wither.

This meant that Israel lived wealthy and secure but soon it would be shaken and would fall into oblivion, just as the fleetingness of flowers. The valleys of Israel were fertile and rich in winemaking, causing their inhabitants to commit excesses, such as drunkenness and to neglect the consequences of the acts. Because they were insensitive to justice and faith, these people would suffer the judgement that would fall on them.

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Genesis 26: Isaac and Abimelech

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Just as God appeared to Abraham, He also appeared to Isaac to give him direction. It was a difficult time because there was a famine in Canaan. The Almighty reiterated the promises He had made in the Covenant with Abraham and guaranteed their fulfillment to Isaac, saying, “I will be with you and bless you.” the Most High made a Covenant with Isaac, confirming the oath He had make to Abraham.

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Matthew 26: The Plot to Kill Jesus

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The Passsover was one of the Jewish celebrations. It was in rmembrance of the angel passing through the land of Egypt to strike all the firstborn. However, the children of Israel were spared, because they had the markof the blood of the lamb of the doorposts. (Exod. 12.7-13).

In the same way, the Lord Jesus is the Lamb God who was sacrificed for us. His Blood cleanses us from our sins and delivers us from eternal death (John 1.29).

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Genesis 25: Abraham and Keturah

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Before dying, Abraham wanted to be certain that all that the Most High had promised him through the Covenant would continue on to Isaac. So, he left all he had to him, including the most important thing: his blessing. Isaac inherited his father’s Godly authority.

God would be with him as He had been with Abraham. This meant that even if Isaac did not receive any physical goods for his father, the blessing that was passed on to him would enable him to create even greater riches.

This same blessing has been passed down, from generation to generation, and now it has reach us, through faith in the Lord Jesus.

This is God the Father’s inheritance for His children, giving them the freedom to accomplish their dreams here on earth, within His will (Gal. 3.29).

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