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The Harder They Fall (722 BC)

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The fall of Samaria in 722 BC should not be taken lightly. It was unnecessary and unexpected. In hindsight, reading through Kings, we can see the end coming because Israel deserved God’s judgment. At the time, however, Samaria seemed invincible. As Israel, i.e., the northern kingdom, distanced itself from the faith of its fathers, it […]