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Complete (but concise) list of minor tribes (clans, descendants, or other groups of people) in the Bible

This list contains tribes or other groups of people named in the Bible of minor notability, about whom either nothing or very little is known, aside from any family connections. A Ahumai - A clan within the Tribe of Judah. The name "Ahuman" appears only in one verse of the…
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Historical Sermons

Sunday is Coming – William (Bill) Shilady (historic sermon 2016)

Rev. Dr. William (Bill) Shilady is the Executive Director of the United Methodist City Society in New York City.  He has an undergraduate degree in Religion and Business Administration from Lebanon Valley College and a Master of Divinity degree from Duke Divinity School.  Previously he was the senior pastor at…
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The Six Sorrows of St. Paul – David James Burrell (historic sermon 1844-1926)

"If I must needs glory, I will glory of the things which concern my infirmities."  - I Cor. 11-30 The Sanhedrin was the governing body of Israel. It embraced within itself legislative, executive and judicial functions. It made the laws and enforced them and it was the court of last…
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King Saul At the Witch’s Cave – David James Burrell (historic sermon 1844-1926)

"Then said Saul unto his servants, Seek me a woman that hath a familiar spirit, that I may go to her, and inquire of her. And his servants said to him, Behold, there is a woman that hath a familiar spirit at En-dor." - I Samuel 28:7 It is said,…
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The Precious Blood of Christ – J. Wilbur Chapman (historic sermon 1859-1917)

"....the precious blood of Christ." Peter 1:19 I am preaching tonight on what I believe to be the most important subject in the Bible. Of course, anything that has to do with Jesus Christ is of vast importance. My text is found in the First Epistle of Peter 1:19— "The…
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The Treasures of the Snow – David James Burrell (historic sermon 1844-1926)

"Hast thou entered into the treasures of the snow?" -Job 38:22 I am sorry for city people who never have known the delights of rural life. "God made the country, man made the town." What do they know about the singing birds and flowing brooks, the blooming fields and golden…
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The Christ Child and the Emperor – David James Burrell (historic sermon 1844-1926)

"Then go and search diligently for the young child: and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him."  -Matthew 2:7-8 The Incarnation was an invasion. God crossed the border into the territory of Earthly Power. No trumpets were heard, no roar of…
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The Waning Pulpit – J. Wilbur Chapman (historic sermon 1859-1917)

A message delivered to preachers at the beginning of the 20th century. This is a day when the minister is under sharpest fire. By some his motives are questioned, his spirit is censured, and his failure to secure such results as came in days gone by, when the gospel was…
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Christ Revealing the Father – F.B. Meyer (historic sermon 1847-1929)

“Philip saith unto Him, Lord, shew us the Father and it sufficeth us. Jesus saith unto him, He that hath seen Me hath seen the Father." -John 14:8-9 The longing of the universal heart of man was voiced by Philip, when he broke in, rather abruptly, on our Lord's discourse…
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