Israel uses the Ark as an idol

In 1 Samuel 4 and 5, the Israelite's are embroiled in battles against the Philistines.  The Philistines were an aggressive, warmongering people who occupied the territory Southwest of Israel between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River. The name Philistine comes from the Hebrew word Philistia and the Greek rendering of the name Palaistinei, giving us … Continue reading Israel uses the Ark as an idol