lakshmi ,Re: The early shift away from militarism..... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dutch
    • 03.07.07 | 16:59 (IDT)

    Hello lakshmi, It may interest you to know the shift away from militarism can be found as far back as Exodus 15 as Moses reminds the Israelites how they escaped from the mighty army's of the Pharoah in Egypt and how that army was swallowed up by the sea and God delivered because of their obedience to the word not by their might in the world. In addition, the movement away from weapons and the enslavement of militarism is also described in 1 Samuel 8 : 10-22 as God reminds the people how a King's army will enslave them and their children and take their taxes. Lastly, I think it is very important to note in the Old Testament how King David was not allowed to build the temple as he had shed too much blood.Hence it was left to his son Solomon, a man of peace to build it instead. (1 Chronicles 22)!!!!!! Dutch

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