In the lyrics, the singer who refers to himself as "the poor boy" tells of his journey from Norfolk, Virginiato the "Promised Land", Los Angeles, California Thriller - Gothminister - Happiness In Darkness, mentioning various cities in Southern states that he passes through on his journey.
It has subsequently been performed by numerous other artists, Promised Land - Heybale - Live From 1-A the Grateful Dead. Berry wrote the song while in prison, and borrowed an atlas from the prison library to plot the itinerary. Describing himself as a "poor boy," the protagonist boards a Greyhound bus in Norfolk, Virginia that passes Raleigh, N. The bus rolls out of Atlanta but breaks down, leaving him stranded in downtown Birmingham, Alabama. He then takes a train "across Mississippi clean" to New Orleans.
From there, he goes to Houstonwhere "the people there who care a bit about me" buy him a silk suit, luggage and a plane ticket to Los Angeles. Upon landing in Los Promised Land - Heybale - Live From 1-Ahe calls Norfolk, Virginia " Tidewater four, ten-oh-nine " to tell the folks back home he made it to the "promised land. Comedy Drama. Earth Girls Are Easy Comedy Musical Romance. Fantasy Horror. Edit Cast Credited cast: Robert Benedetti Baines Wayne Brady Eli James Bill Coates Turner Norman D.
Golden II Ellen Appletree Judith Ivey Olivia John M. Albert Appletree Juanita Jennings Martha Ree Ween Carl Lumbly Floyd Ween Patty Mack Sweet Mary Carol Mitchell-Leon Marva Tom Nowicki Joseph Appletree Elizabeth Omilami Sally Promised Land - Heybale - Live From 1-A Joan Plowright Peter Maars Isabella Hofmann Meredith Cavanaugh Michael Bellisario Maars Adam Clark Munson Betsy Brandt Leslie Rosenbaum John DeMita Clifford Blakely Carey Van Dyke Language: English.
Sound Mix: Dolby. Color: Color. Edit Did You Know? Trivia The gift from Sturgis Turner to Lt. Singer basically gives her a taste of her own medicine by making her have to live a lie she told Promised Land - Heybale - Live From 1-A in an effort to outdo him. Goofs When Lt. Maryland doesn't have tall mountains near Andrews. Do not follow other gods, the gods of the peoples around you; for the Lord your God, who is among you, is a jealous God and his anger will burn against you, and he will destroy you from the face of the land.
During a famine, Jacobalso named Israel, went to Egypt with his family, where there was food. Over the years, the Egyptians turned the Jews into slave labor. After God rescued them from that slavery, he brought them back to the promised land, under the leadership of Moses. Because the people failed to trust God, however, he made them wander 40 years in the desert until that generation died.
The country was divided among the tribes by lot. It took a long time before the Israelites could subdue the Canaanite inhabitants of the land.
The furthest extent of the Land of Israel was achieved during the time of the united Kingdom of Israel under David. However, under Jewish tradition, even when it is not in Jewish occupation, the land has not lost its status as the Promised Land.
Traditional Jewish interpretation, and that of most Christian commentators, define Abraham's descendants as Abraham's seed only through his son Isaac and his grandson Jacobto the exclusion of Ishmael and Esau. The promises given to Abraham happened prior to the birth Harmony (The Playboys Remix) - Various - CD Collection 125 - 6/93 Isaac and were given to all his offspring signified through the rite of circumcision.
Johann Friedrich Karl Keil is less clear, as he states that the covenant is through Isaac, but notes that Ishmael 's descendants have held much of that land through time. Mainstream Jewish tradition regards the promise made to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob as having been given to all Promised Land - Heybale - Live From 1-Aincluding proselytes and in turn their descendants,  with the traditional view being that a convert becomes a child of Abraham, as in the term "ben Avraham".
In the New Testamentthe descent and promise is reinterpreted along religious lines. For Libre Galop - G. Chatelain* - H. Roy* - Guitares Modernes, in Galatians he notes:. In Romans it is written:. Under the Молодой пан - Ансамбль Корогод - Русские напевы Palestinewe comprehend the small country formerly inhabited by the Israelites, and which is today part of Acre and Damascus pachalics.
Some zealous writers, to give the land of the Hebrews some political importance, have exaggerated the extent of Palestine; but we have an authority for us that one can not reject. Jerome, who had long traveled in this country, said in his letter to Dardanus ep. He paid homage to the truth despite his fears, as he said himself, of availing the Promised Land to pagan mockery, " Pudet dicere latitudinem terrae repromissionis, ne ethnicis occasionem blasphemandi dedisse uideamur ".
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