Month: October 2016

Zephaniah The Prophet: Son of A Cushite Man

Zephaniah The Prophet: Son of A Cushite Man

[table id=6 /] [table id=1 /] Zephaniah the prophet may have been the son of a Cushite man. We often overlook seemingly boring genealogies in the Bible, but sometimes they can be the most interesting part. One interesting find is located in the first verse of the book of Zephaniah: "The word of the LORD which came unto Zephaniah the son of Cushi, the son of Gedaliah, the son of Amariah, the son of Hizkiah, in the days of Josiah the son of Amon, king of Judah." - Zephaniah 1:1 At first glance there's nothing "special" about the verse, but…
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Hebrews Had Dark Skin: Evidence From The Old and New Testaments

Hebrews Had Dark Skin: Evidence From The Old and New Testaments

[table id=6 /] [table id=1 /] Why are there so many references to the Hebrews having dark skin, and none of them having white skin in scripture? Why were they mistaken for Egyptians from the time of Joseph, up until the Apostle Paul began preaching? The debate as to whether or not the original Hebrews had dark skin, can be settled using scripture and history. There are verses all over the Bible that give us an indication of what the original Hebrews looked like, before they began to mix with the invading European nations. Disclaimer: Please read the entire chapter…
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