DID YOU KNOW: What Moriah Means?

  • BETHLEHEM
    Means “house of bread” in Hebrew, from the roots בַּיִת (bayit) meaning “house” and לֶחֶם (lechem) meaning “bread”. This is the name of a city in Palestine. It appears in the both the Old Testament and the New Testament, notably as the town where Jesus is born.
  • There are several extra-biblical proofs of Jesus’ existence

    For a long time, most theological scholars, drawing their conclusions from the Bible, agreed that a certain man named Jesus Christ of Nazareth existed in biblical times. In recent years, there have been several physical evidences beyond the Bible that may indicate that Jesus walked this earth.

    Well-known evidences are: the discovery of the nails of the cross of Jesus (J10), the Shroud of Turin (J11), the Dead Sea Scrolls (J12) and the Tomb of Jesus (J13)

    • MORIAH: Possibly means “seen by YAHWEH” in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is both the place where Abraham is to sacrifice Isaac and the mountain upon which Solomonbuilds the temple.
    • The first Christians were Jews who came to believe Jesus was the Messiah. Gentiles (non-Jews) also made up a large majority of its followers, as is the case today.
      392 AD – Christianity becomes the official religion of the Roman Empire.

    • JEZEBEL From the Hebrew אִיזֶבֶל (‘Izevel), which probably means “where is the prince?”, a ritual question spoken in ceremonies honouring Baal. Alternatively, it may mean “not exalted”. In the Old Testament Jezebel is the evil wife of Ahab, king of Israel. After she was thrown from a window to her death her body was eaten by dogs, fulfilling Elijah‘s prophecy.

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