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God struck me dead.

Fisk University. Social Science Institute.

God struck me dead.

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Published by Greenwood Pub. Co. in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Religion.,
  • Conversion.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published in 1941.

    SeriesContributions in Afro-American and African studies -- no. 11, Its Social science source documents, no. 2, The American slave: a composite autobiography, v. 19
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 218 p.
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16334800M


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An invaluable collection of vivid conversion narratives and autobiographies by illiterate but powerfully articulate ex-slaves, God Struck Me Dead is a window into the soul of America /5(2). An invaluable collection of vivid conversion narratives and autobiographies by illiterate but powerfully articulate ex-slaves, God Struck Me Dead is a window into the soul of America /5.

An invaluable collection of vivid conversion narratives and autobiographies by illiterate but powerfully articulate ex-slaves, God Struck Me Dead is a window into the soul of America Author: Clifton H.

Johnson. God Struck Me Dead: Religious Conversion Experiences and Autobiographies of Ex-Slaves. Clifton H. Johnson is the author of God Struck Me Dead ( avg rating, 13 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), Old-Time Schools and School-Books ( /5. God Struck Me Dead: Voices of Ex-Slaves Edited by Clifton H.

Johnson, with a new introduction by Albert J. Rabateau The William Bradford Collection from The Pilgrim Press, (2nd edition) Paperback, pages. God Struck Me Deadi Philippians b Sometimes it is alleged that there was no rationale to which books were included in the bible. The winners of history just put the books they liked, and other books, like the Gospel of Thomas or the Gospel of Peter, were not included.

This is. God struck Uzzah dead for touching the ark of God against the command of God. God takes His commands seriously. God expects us to keep His commands and when we do not, we are claiming glory for ourselves. Ananias and Sapphira (Acts 5). Immediately, because Herod did not give glory to God, an angel of the Lord struck him down, and he was eaten by worms and died.

Berean Literal Bible And immediately an angel of the Lord struck him in return for that he did not give the glory to God. And having been eaten by worms, he breathed his last. Acts New International Version (NIV) Ananias and Sapphira.

5 Now a man named Ananias, together with his wife Sapphira, also sold a piece of property. 2 With his wife’s full knowledge he kept back part of the money for himself, but brought the rest and put it at the apostles’ feet.

Get this from a library. God struck me dead; religious conversion experiences and autobiographies of ex-slaves. [Clifton H Johnson; Fisk University. Social Science Institute.] -- Scholars who are today engaged in reinterpreting and reevaluating American history in terms of the contributions of minority groups recognize a heavy indebtedness to Charles S.

Johnson, Paul Radin. Er, the firstborn child of the patriarch Judah, was put to death by the Eternal for his unspecified wickedness (Genesis ). Onan, the second son of Judah, was executed for refusing to fulfill his duty to produce children with his dead brother's widow (Genesis - 9).

The Lord commanded the Israelites to stone to death an unnamed man found breaking the Sabbath (Numbers - 36). An invaluable collection of vivid conversion narratives and autobiographies by illiterate but powerfully articulate ex-slaves, God Struck Me Dead is a window into the soul of America.

Old Testament killings by God. “”If the Old Testament had been marketed as a horror story — like a Stephen King novel — we might think differently about it. We applaud King's talent (if not the actions of his characters). Those who read his belief-suspending.

29 Peter and the other apostles replied: “We must obey God rather than human beings. 30 The God of our ancestors raised Jesus from the dead —whom you killed by hanging him on a cross. 31 God exalted him to his own right hand as Prince and Savior that he might bring Israel to repentance and forgive their sins.

32 We are witnesses of these. English, Book edition: God struck me dead: religious conversion experiences and autobiographies of ex-slaves. / Clifton H. Johnson, editor. Foreword by. And that night the angel of the LORD went out and struck downin the camp of the Assyrians. And when people arose early in the morning, behold, these were all dead bodies.

Berean Study Bible. And that very night the angel of the LORD went out and struck downmen in the camp of the Assyrians. When the people got up the next. The story of Ananias and Sapphira is a reminder to us today that God sees the heart (1 Samuel ), that He hates sin, and that He is concerned.

An invaluable collection of vivid conversion narratives and autobiographies by illiterate but powerfully articulate ex-slaves, God Struck Me Dead is a window into.

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noAuthor: Fisk University. And concerning Uzzah, God struck him dead because of his irreverence (2 Samuel ). 18 I testify to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if anyone adds to them, God shall add to him the plagues which are written in this book; 19 and if anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away.

Nadab and Abihu are best known, however, for offering “unauthorized fire” (or “strange fire,” KJV) before the Lord in the tabernacle and dying as a result. Leviticus –2 shares this sobering account, stating, “Aaron’s sons Nadab and Abihu took their censers, put fire in them and added incense; and they offered unauthorized fire.

Clifton Johnson, the editor of the edition of God Struck Me Dead, writes in his preface that no reinterpretation or reevaluation of American history could be complete if it failed to take into consideration the pioneering research spearheaded by Fisk University under the leadership of Charles S.

Johnson and Paul Radin into the role of minority groups in our rich history. “Then the anger of the LORD was aroused against Uzza, and He struck him because he put his hand to the ark; and he died there before God” (1 Chronicles ).

It seemed to have been an automatic reaction on the part of Uzza (also spelled Uzzah in the parallel account in 2 Samuel 6), but God regarded his actions as so serious that He struck.

God struck me dead; religious conversion experiences and autobiographies of ex-slaves. Philadelphia: Pilgrim Press. MLA Citation.

Fisk University. Social Science Institute. and Johnson, Clifton H. God struck me dead; religious conversion experiences and autobiographies of ex-slaves. Clifton H. Johnson, editor. Nebuchadnezzar: The Prideful king who went mad. Daniel 4. Deuteronomy ; Jeremiah “The Lord will smite you with madness and with blindness and with bewilderment of heart; and you will grope at noon, as the blind man gropes in darkness, and you will not prosper in your ways; but you shall only be oppressed and robbed continually, with none to save you.” (Deuteronomy –29).

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God is just, but sometimes His actions appear to be unjust. The striking dead of Ananias and Sapphira by God in Acts 5, for example, seems to be an instance of the punishment far out weighing the crime.

When we realize, however, that these acts of justice are expressions of God’s holiness, they take on new light. A more complete understanding of God’s character enables one to see these. Others, moved by God’s Spirit, were selling property to meet the needs of the poor (Acts ), including a disciple named Barnabas ().

But instead of being sincere in their devotion, Ananias and Sapphira faked it—and God struck them each dead (Acts ). Onan (Hebrew: אוֹנָן, Modern: Onan, Tiberian: ʼÔnān) is a minor biblical person in the Book of Genesis chap who was the second son of his older brother Er, Onan was slain by 's death was retribution for being "evil in the sight of the Lord" and disobeying a direct order from the Lord by being unwilling to father a child by his widowed sister-in-law.

6 When they came to the threshing floor of Nakon, Uzzah reached out and took hold of the ark of God, because the oxen stumbled. 7 The LORD’s anger burned against Uzzah because of his irreverent act; therefore God struck him down, and he died there beside the ark of God.

The Donkey Speaks for God. That was all that the donkey could take from Balaam because it wasn’t the donkey’s fault so “Then the Lord opened the mouth of the donkey, and she said to Balaam, “What have I done to you, that you have struck me these three times?” And Balaam said to the donkey, “Because you have made a fool of me.

Ananias / ˌ æ n ə ˈ n aɪ. ə s / and his wife Sapphira / s ə ˈ f aɪ r ə / were, according to the Acts of the Apostles chapter 5, members of the early Christian church in account records their sudden deaths after lying to the Holy Spirit about money.

Their story is rarely shown in art, but is the subject of one of the Raphael Cartoons, and a panel on the Brescia Casket. 20 I am nothing but skin and bones; I have escaped only by the skin of my teeth.

21 “Have pity on me, my friends, have pity, for the hand of God has struck me. 22 Why do you pursue me as God does. Will you never get enough of my flesh. 23 “Oh, that my words were recorded, that they were written on a scroll. ‘That struck me as so obviously a Christian image.

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I've been reading the New Testament recently and wanted some clarity about the above story, particularly a Christian perspective (to add some context I am not a Christian) Aninias and Sapphira were husband and wife who, according to the book of Acts, sold some of their property and gave the money to Paul the Apostle.

However Anninias kept some of the money back for himself and his wife. According to Scripture, Romans tells us, “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” I personally don’t believe God causes bad things to happen so it struck me when I heard a pastor of mine say these words.Josh Wheaton (Shane Harper), an evangelical college student, enrolls in a philosophy class taught by Professor Jeffrey Radisson (Kevin Sorbo), an atheist, who demands that his students sign a declaration that "God is dead" to get a passing grade.

Josh is the only student in the class who refuses to sign and is then required by Radisson to.Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

(Psalm ) The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed, a.