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Tuesday, July 1 2014
1 Chronicles 1: From Adam To The Seed Of Abraham
"And Abraham begat Isaac. The sons of Isaac; Esau and Israel"
The first chapter of 1 Chronicles documents the Messianic genealogy from Adam to Abraham. The parallel lines of all of humanity are included because "Israel" was created from all nations (e.g. see The LORD's Seed Covenants With The Two Men Of Iraq, A Biography Of Jacob: The Jacobites Of Syria, The First Jews, Ruth: Building The House Of Israel and The Adoption Of Ephraim and Manasseh) - as an object-lesson prophecy of how the Kingdom of God will be inhabited by the children of God who will be born from all nations (see What Was The Lesson Of John 3:16? and The Church: Mission Accomplished).
The creation of "Adam" (from the Hebrew word pronounced aw-dawm which means man as a species, male and female i.e. "1:27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them" Genesis 1:27 KJV; see Adam and Adamah) to the lines of Noah, from whom all human life today is also descended:
"1:1 Adam, Sheth, Enosh, 1:2 Kenan, Mahalaleel, Jered, 1:3 Henoch, Methuselah, Lamech, 1:4 Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
All of "the seed of Abraham" populated the lands from the Nile River in Egypt to the Euphrates River in Iraq, while the Messianic line was assigned the land of Israel (see Abraham's Seed: From The Nile To The Euphrates).
"1:28 The sons of Abraham; Isaac, and Ishmael.
Fact Finder: How was Jerusalem created at the center of all nations?
This Day In History, July 1
69: The accession of Vespasian, the 9th Roman emperor (see A History Of Jerusalem: Pompey And The Caesars). He reigned 69-79 AD, during the time that Jerusalem was destroyed, as prophesied by Jesus Christ (see What Did Jesus Christ Say About Those Stones? and A History Of Jerusalem: Titus And The Zealots).
552: The Battle of Taginae in Italy. Byzantine forces under Narses defeated the Ostrogoths.
1097: The Crusaders defeated the Ottoman Turks at Dorylaeum in the First Crusade (see Constantine's Crusades In History And Prophecy).
1535: Sir Thomas More went on trial in England for treason.
1543: England and Scotland signed the Peace of Greenwich, providing for the marriage of Prince Edward Tudor and Mary, Queen of Scots.
1569: The Union of Lublin merged Poland and Lithuania.
1596: An English fleet captured and sacked Cadiz, Spain.
1690: England's Protestant King William III defeated Roman Catholic King James II in Battle of the Boyne in Ireland.
1690: French forces defeated the forces of the Grand Alliance at Fleurus in the Netherlands.
1770: Lexell's Comet missed the Earth by less distance than any other comet in recorded, a distance of 0.0146 astronomical unit (i.e. an astronomical unit is the distance between the earth and the sun).
1782: U.S. pirates attacked and looted Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.
1798: Napoleon took Alexandria, Egypt.
1810: Louis, king of Holland, abdicated after pressure from Napoleon.
1867: The British North America Act of 1867 created the Canadian Confederation. John A. Macdonald was sworn in as the first Prime Minister of Canada. July 1 has since then been Canada's National Holiday.
1881: The world's first international telephone call was connected, from St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada to Calais, Maine.
1899: The Gideon Society (famous for placing Bibles in hotel rooms) was established in Wisconsin by 3 traveling businessmen.
1908: SOS was adopted as an international distress signal.
1919: The German Weimar Republic was proclaimed.
1942: During the Second World War, first Battle of El Alamein began in Egypt between British and Commonwealth forces and Hitler's Nazi Panzerarmee Afrika.
1958: The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) began nationwide television broadcasting across Canada by means of microwave relay.
1962: Algerian independence was granted after a referendum in France and Algeria. Of the 210,000 Muslim Algerians who had served in the French army, only a minority took refuge in France. Estimates vary between 30,000 and 150,000 of those who stayed behind were executed or murdered.
1982: The new Canadian Constitution was signed in Ottawa by Queen Elizabeth II.
1990: The West-German Deutschmark became the official currency of the new united Germany.
2002: The International Criminal Court was established to prosecute individuals for "genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression." The Court remains mostly impotent because most of the world's worst war criminals are found in nations that also have the largest military forces that refuse to prosecute their troops who commit rape and murder.
2007: Smoking was banned in all public indoor spaces in England.