Deut. 18:15-20; 1 Cor. 7:32-35; Mk. 1:21-28
In the ancient world it was customary that when a king conquered a kingdom, he rebuilt the city as he wanted. Alexander the great conquered Egypt and resolved to leave behind a populous and large Greek City which would bear his name. Thus the world famous city of Alexandria was built.
We see a number of examples in the Old Testament. The story of the Israelite conquest of Jericho (Joshua 2-6) is one of the best known and best loved in the entire Bible. After wandering in the Sinai desert for