It is by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth

Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.” (Acts 4:12)

Advertisements

The New Settlers in Jerusalem

(Nehemiah 11:3) These are the provincial leaders who settled in Jerusalem (now some Israelites, priests, Levites, temple servants and descendants of Solomon’s servants lived in the towns of Judah, each on their own property in the various towns,

Book of scriptures notes: 11:3-24 This list parallels 1Ch 9:2–21, a rundown of the primary inhabitants in Jerusalem after the arrival from Babylonia. About a large portion of the names in the two records are the same.

 

Like tax collectors, soldiers were tempted to use their position to enrich themselves.

 

John the Baptist did not advise soldiers to go into another profession. . .

Luke 3-14

They must not be injurious to the people among whom they were quartered, and over whom indeed they were set: “Do violence to no man. Your business is to keep the peace, and prevent men’s doing violence to one another; but do not you do violence to any.