In ancient times, cities were protected from attack by a wall which surrounded the city. There were gates along the wall which provided a means of ingress and egress. Soldiers were usually stationed on the walls and near the entrances for security purposes. For example, the soldiers served as lookouts (Habakkuk 2:1) for enemy attacks in order to provide early warnings of enemy assault and watch for and detect spies attempting to enter the city.
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Ann Wooten Taylor
Ann is an attorney who has been licensed to practice law in the State of Arkansas since 2004, practicing in the areas of child abuse and neglect, special education, and unemployment insurance law. Mrs. Taylor is also the C.E.O. of Eating as an Act of Worship Ministries and a Christian author. Her first non-fiction, Christian book entitled, "Eating as an Act of Worship Workbook" was published and released by Life to Legacy Publishing in 2015. Her second book, the "Eating as an Act of Worship Teacher's Edition" was published and released in December 2016.