Shiloh: Israel’s First Capital

Excavation of Ancient Shiloh Did you know Shiloh, not Jerusalem, was actually the first capital of Israel? Indeed, the Ark of the Covenant rested there for many years after Joshua led the Israelites into the Promised Land. It was the center of worship until the first Temple was built in Jerusalem, and was reduced to …

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A Look at Ancient Shiloh – Israel’s First Capital

Did you know Jerusalem has not always been the capital of Israel?  Indeed, when the Israelites came into the land, Shiloh became the first center of worship before the first Temple was built in Jerusalem. (1 Samuel 1, Joshua 18, Judges 21 for example) Want to get a modern-day peek at the newly excavated Shiloh?  …

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