We could recognize the Tower of Hippicus, the Mosque of Omar, the Damascus Gate, the Mount of Olives, the Valley of Jehoshaphat
, the Tower of David, and the Garden of Gethsemane--and dating from these landmarks could tell very nearly the localities of many others we were not able to distinguish.
The English author, on the other hand, without supposing him less of a conjuror than the Northern Warlock, can, you observed, only have the liberty of selecting his subject amidst the dust of antiquity, where nothing was to be found but dry, sapless, mouldering, and disjointed bones, such as those which filled the valley of Jehoshaphat
. You expressed, besides, your apprehension, that the unpatriotic prejudices of my countrymen would not allow fair play to such a work as that of which I endeavoured to demonstrate the probable success.
Struan Metcalfe, MP for Aberdeenshire North Golly gosh - President Donald J Trump (the J, of course standing for 'Jumping Jehoshaphat
!') turned it up to 11 this week with a plan that felt like an episode of The Simpsons.
Let me quote these verses: "For, behold, un those days, and in that time, when I shall bring again the captivity of Judah and Jerusalem, I will also gather all nations, and will bring them down into the valley of Jehoshaphat
, and will plead with them there for my people and for my heritage Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations, and parted my land." (Joel 3:1-2 King James Version).
He expressed confidence that: ' God who delivered Jehoshaphat
from the menace of the Moabites and the Ammonites; who delivered Hezekiah and the city of Jerusalem from Sennacherib, his arrogant and defiant Rabshakeh, would deliver Nigeria' from the present travails.
Asa's son, King Jehoshaphat
(870-848 BC), followed in his father's footsteps.
But, Jumping Jehoshaphat
, by Friday, had the situation ever changed.
Jay's answer to the question was that "it appears to me, that what the Prophet said to Jehoshaphat
about his attachment to Ahab, affords a salutary Lesson on another interesting Topic." (34) Jay's reference was to II Chronicles 19:2, "Shouldest thou help the ungodly, and love them that hate the Lord?" Jay was suggesting that personal piety would demand that Christians not knowingly support those who opposed the faith.
And between that mount and the city is nothing but the valley of Jehoshaphat
, which is not very large, and from that mount our lord Jesus Christ ascended to heaven on Ascension Day.
The description of Jehoshaphat
's prayer for victory, for example (2 Chron.
It is not the Beautiful Gate which leads eastward into the Valley of Jehoshaphat
; it is the Golden Gate.