Monday, January 02, 2006
BIBLE VERSES FOR THE kids TO MEMORIZE
“The Lord is a warrior; the Lord is His name.” Exodus 15:3
“For it was the Lord Himself who hardened their hearts to wage war against Israel, so that He might destroy them totally, exterminating them without mercy….” Joshua 11:20. Hey, Mr. Nice Guy!
“So He [Jehovah] poured out on them His burning anger, the violence of war. …” Isaiah 42:25. Got anger? Do war.
“And He [Jumpin’ Jehovah] sent you on a mission, saying, 'Go and completely destroy those wicked people, the Amalekites; make war on them until you have wiped them out.'” Samuel 15:18
“That is why the Book of the Wars of the Lord says….” Numbers 21:14. Did you know there was a “Book of the Wars of the Lord”?!? Neither did I.
“You [Jehovah] are my war club, my weapon for battle — with You I shatter nations, with You I destroy kingdoms…” Jeremiah 51:20. Hey, my dad can beat your dad.
“The Lord will march out like a mighty man, like a warrior He will stir up His zeal; with a shout He will raise the battle cry….” Isaiah 42:13
“Praise be to the Lord my Rock, who trains my hands for war, my fingers for battle.” Psalm 144:1. This is one of my faves.
“By warfare and exile you contend with Her [the Goddess Asherah]— with His fierce blast He drives Her out, as on a day the east wind blows.” Isaiah 27:8
“And there was war in heaven. Michael and his angels fought against the dragon, and the dragon and his angels fought back.” Revelation 12:7
“When you go to war against your enemies and the lord your god delivers them into your hands ….” Deuteronomy 21:10
"…[B]ecause of the wars waged against my father David from all sides, he could not build a temple for the Name of the Lord his god until the Lord put his enemies under his feet.” 1 Kings 5:3
“ ‘…The Lord will be at war against the Amalekites from generation to generation.’" Exodus 17:16
“In the spring, at the time when kings go off to war, Joab led out the armed forces. He laid waste the land of the Ammonites …. Joab attacked Rabbah and left it in ruins.” 1 Chronicles 20
“…a time to love and a time to hate, a time for war and a time for peace.” Ecclesiastes 3:8. By god almighty, we will always have war and hate!
“He (Jumpin’ Jehovah) did this only to teach warfare to the descendants of the Israelites who had not had previous battle experience…” Judges 3:1-2. Jeez, we wouldn’t want those Mama’s boys to fall through the Lord’s cracks and not become killing machines, now would we?
“So Moses said to the people, "Arm some of your men to go to war against the Midianites and to carry out the Lord's vengeance on them.” Numbers 31:3
“But the Lord (Jumpin’ J.) is with me like a mighty warrior; so my persecutors will stumble and not prevail.” Jeremiah 20:11
“…[T]he righteous acts of the Lord, the righteous acts of his warriors in Israel….” Judges 5:11. Oh, yeh! Nothing more “righteous” than warring Lord warriors.
“I (i.e., Jumpin’ Jehovah) will set fire to the walls of Rabbah that will consume her fortresses amid war cries on the day of battle, amid violent winds on a stormy day.” Amos 1:14. Me heap big war god.
“About forty thousand armed for battle crossed over before the Lord to the plains of Jericho for war.” Joshua 4:13
“…[T]he god of Israel, says: ‘I am about to turn against you the weapons of war that are in your hands…’” Jeremiah 21:4
“When the angel of the Lord appeared to Gideon, he said, ‘The Lord is with you, mighty warrior.’" Judges 6:12
“The Spirit of the Lord came upon him, so that he became Israel's judge and went to war.” Oh, that sweet ol’ spirit Lord. Judges 3:10
“I [Jumpin’ Jehovah] will send fire upon Moab that will consume the fortresses of Kerioth. Moab will go down in great tumult amid war cries and the blast of the trumpet.” Amos 2:2
“Then Israel made this vow to the Lord : ‘If You will deliver these people into our hands, we will totally destroy their cities.’ The Lord listened to Israel's plea and gave the Canaanites over to them. They completely destroyed them and their towns….” Numbers 21:2-3
“Listen, a noise on the mountains, like that of a great multitude! Listen, an uproar among the kingdoms, like nations massing together! The Lord Almighty is mustering an army for war…” Isaiah 13:4. Oh, Praise Be! We Lord warriors will have work again! Farewell foodstamp lines!
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thnx to mammuth for the foto