Promises to Israel were Fulfilled - Part 2

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Part 2
Approximately 4000 years ago the three promises God made to Abraham have been completely fulfilled. The Three Promises were related to the three following Promises:
           
            1. Great nation promise
            2. Land promise
            3. Seed Promise
 
The Bible informs us that about 4000 years ago the LORD chose a man by the name of Abram (later his name was changed to Abraham). God called him out in Genesis 12:1-4, and chooses to reward him. In Genesis 15:18, the LORD said that his descendants would have their own country (to wit, their own nation). That country would between the river of Egypt and the Euphrates River. This land is sometimes referred to as the Promised Land.


Promises to Israel were Fulfilled - Part 1

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THE BOOK OF JOSHUA covers, approximately, the years of B.C. 1530-1420.
Son of Nun, of Ephraim (1 Chronicles 7:27). Born about the time when Moses fled to Midian, he endured in youth the slave labor amidst Egyptian brick kilns. Probably, even in Egypt, Joshua was recognized as an officer among his brethren; for at his first public act, choosing and leading picked men of Israel against the attacking AMALEKITES at Rephidim: “Then came Amalek, and fought with Israel in Rephidim. And Moses said unto Joshua, Choose us out men, and go out, fight with Amalek: to morrow I will stand on the top of the hill with the rod of God in mine hand” (Exodus 17:8-9).