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Significance of Iraq in the Bible; why the pope visited

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Wonder why Pope Francis picked Iraq to visit last week?

SIGNIFICANCE OF IRAQ in the BIBLE

Very interesting, Heart Touching and Educating.

*DID YOU KNOW THAT?*

*1.* The garden of Eden was in Iraq.

*2.* Mesopotamia which is now Iraq was the cradle of civilization!

*3.* Noah built the ark in Iraq.

*4.* The Tower of Babel was in Iraq.

*5.* Abraham was from Ur, which is in Southern Iraq!

*6.* Isaac’s wife Rebekah is from Nahor which is in Iraq.

*7.* Jacob met Rachel in Iraq.

*8.* Jonah preached in Nineveh, which is in Iraq.

*9.* Assyria which is in Iraq conquered the ten tribes of Israel.

*10.* Amos cried out in Iraq!

*11.* Babylon which is in Iraq destroyed Jerusalem.

*12.* Daniel was in the lion’s den in Iraq!

*13.* The 3 Hebrew children were in the fire in Iraq.

*14.* Belshazzar, the King of Babylon saw the “writing on the wall” in Iraq.

*15.* Nebuchadnezzar, King of Babylon, carried the Jews captive into Iraq.

*16.* Ezekiel preached in Iraq.

*17.* The wise men were from Iraq.

*18.* Peter preached in Iraq.

*19.* The “Empire of Man” described in Revelation is called Babylon which was a city in Iraq!

*AND, DID YOU ALSO KNOW THAT?*

Israel is the nation most often mentioned in the Bible. But do you know which nation is second? It is Iraq!
However, that is not the name that is used in the Bible. The names used in the Bible are Babylon, Chaldean, Land of Shinar, and Mesopotamia. The word Mesopotamia means between the two rivers, more exactly between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. The name Iraq, means country with deep roots. Indeed Iraq is a country with deep roots and is a very significant country in the Bible. Here’s why:

👉Eden was in Iraq-Genesis 2:10-14
👉Adam & Eve were created in Iraq-Genesis 2:7-8
👉Satan made his first recorded appearance in Iraq-Genesis 3:1-6
👉Nimrod established Babylon & Tower of Babel was built in Iraq-Genesis 10:8-97; 11:1-4
👉The confusion of the languages took place in Iraq-Genesis 11:5-11
👉Abraham came from a city in Iraq-Genesis 11:31; Acts 7:2-4
👉Isaac’s bride came from Iraq-Genesis 24:3-4; 10
👉Jacob spent 20 years in Iraq-Genesis 27:42-45; 31:38
👉The first world Empire was in Iraq-Daniel 1:1-2;2:36-38
👉The greatest revival in history was in a city in Iraq-Jonah 3
👉The events of the book of Esther took place in Iraq-Esther
👉The book of Nahum was a prophecy against a city in Iraq-Nahum
👉The book or Revelation has prophecies against Babylon, which was the old name for the nation of Iraq-Revelation 17 &18

No other nation, except Israel, that has more history and prophecy associated to it than Iraq.

Surprised??? 🤔

*HAVE YOU LEARNT SOMETHING???*
Thank The Bible Researchers!!!
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Pls someone asked me if the above write up is true. Can Biblical scholar or Theologian answer this question please? Thank you in advance.

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Zulum Approves N476M Scholarship Payments to Borno Students

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Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has approved and released the sum of N476,640,000 for payment of 2020/2021 scholarship to 15,374 citizens of Borno State in tertiary institutions across the state.

Commissioner for Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Engr. Babagana Mallumbe Mustapha announced the release on Monday in Maiduguri, after a meeting with the National Union of Borno State Students (NUBOSS) at the Borno State Scholarship Board.

The commissioner disclosed that e-payments will be applied for the disbursements to all beneficiaries.

The Executive Secretary scholarship Board Mallam Bala Isa called on benefiting students to face their studies seriously.

On behalf of all benefiting students, the President of the National Union of Borno State Students (NUBOSS), Comrade Sugun Abba commended Governor Zulum for his consistent passion for the welfare of students and commitment towards improving the standard of education in all parts of Borno.

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88 days after, kidnapped Tegina Islamiya Pupils finally released

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Over 70 pupils of Islamiyya school in Tegina town who were kidnapped by armed bandits in Niger State have been released by their abductors.

The pupils, PRNigeria reported, were abducted from their school premises in June.

A security source told PRNigeria that the students are on their way to Minna en route Kagara from Birnin Gwari.

The Islamiya pupils were held for 88 days and 11 hours according to the timeline of the days and time they have spent in the bandits’ captivity.

PRNigeria has been publishing counts-up since the abductions of some pupils and students in Northern Nigeria. The Abducted students of Yauri Federal Government College (FGC) have been in captivity for 70 days while the remaining abducted students of a Baptist School in Kaduna will be spending their 52nd days in captivity.

▪︎ By PRNigeria

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Chibok Girl Bags Accountancy Degree from Atiku’s University

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One of the three girls who escaped from Boko Haram captivity in 2014, Mary Katambi has graduated with an accounting degree, on Saturday, July 10, alongside other 474 students who also obtained various degrees from the American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola.

Katambi was one of the 276 schoolgirls abducted by the Boko Haram terrorists in 2014 from their hostel rooms at Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS), Chibok in Borno state.

Ecstatic former Nigeria’s Vice President who doubles as the founder of the institution, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, said Katambi has beaten the odds to become a graduate seven years after her abduction by Boko Haram.

“Mary Katambi, I’m proud that seven years after your release from Boko Haram captivity, you’ve beaten the odds to graduate with a degree in accounting from the American University of Nigeria. The best years are still ahead of you,” Atiku said on his Facebook handle.

During its 12th commencement ceremony, the university awarded one Doctor of Philosophy, 38 masters degrees, 3 postgraduate diplomas and 433 bachelor degrees.

Margee Ensign, the President of AUN,  in her remark challenged the graduands to be good ambassadors of the institution.

She expressed optimism that with the kind of training and mentorship they received, they will excel in their chosen careers urging them to make both their parents and institution proud.

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank Group in his keynote address charged the graduating students to extol the virtues of selflessness, justice, equity and fair play.

He urged Nigerians to embrace unity and patriotism adding that “our diversity should be our source of strength.”

According to him, had Nigeria managed its diversity well, the country would have become a haven of development and prosperity, drawing an analogy with Singapore doing excellently well despite its diverse cultures, religions, and ethnicities.

He called for the opening of more space for youth participation in governance, economy and all other spheres of life noting that Nigeria’s major challenge lies with the creation of predominantly rich and predominantly poor classes of citizens.

While calling on actors and policymakers to dedicate more energy to agriculture, Adesina said the sector is the biggest asset that can bail Nigeria out of the woods.

He assured of African Development Bank’s readiness to invest heavily in the agricultural sector to raise productivity by supporting women to access land and other implements.

The founder of the University, Atiku Abubakar, in response to Dr Akinwumi Adesina, advocated for the African Development Bank to consider supporting the private sector more in agribusiness.

Alhaji Abubakar who own a microfinance bank says the bank has lifted 45 thousand families out of poverty and called on the bank to assist the women in agriculture.

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