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unit 4 domestic
·Long reign of Manasseh, 687-642
·Revival under Josiah, 640-609
·Involved Rel & Pol ind’ence from weak Ass. (633-28)
·Reform: 622. Cut short by Q’s wrath from Manessah.
·Vitality on Decline
Manasseh Bad (687-642)
Amon– Bad (642-640)
Josiah –Good(640-609)Ref –622
Jehoahaz–Bad (609 - 3 months)
Unit 4 International
·Ass. Weakening (633-28) due to
·The death of Assurbanipal , 631, last powerful king of Assyria, caused uncertainty in Near East. Nabopolassar, Chaldean, defeated the Assyrians at Babylon and usurped the Babylonian throne (this happened, 626,when the Assyrian appointed governor, Kandalanu, died)
·Assyria falls in 612
Nahum date
(nahum 3:8 thebes-fall of jer)
Nahum outline
Ch. 1 The Lord’s Vengence
Ch. 2-3 Description of Nineveh’s Fall
Nahum message
·Comfort for Judah ("vengeance" "good news")
·Nature of God (sov, slow, does not clear, good)
·Relation to Jonah (+100 years!): applies to indv & nations, esp nations that oppress Q’s peeps
Zephaniah date
(josiah reign thru point at which assyrian weakens)
Zephaniah outline
Ch 1 The day of the Lord’s Judgment
2:1-7 Summary of the Prophet’s Message
2:8-15 The Lord will Destroy his Enemies
Ch 3 The Lord will Judge his enemies in Jerusalem and bless those who obey him
Zephaniah message
·Punishment is means by which the remnant of Isr’l will receive restoration & salv’n
·Hope of salv’n for remnant of Isr’l
·What to expect in a visit from Q:
a Sweeping away of chaff· b Purification of remnant·
-->That we serve Q in holiness
Habakkuk dates
(dating based on fot/participants)
a)Manassah reign
b)**Early in Josiah
c) as early as 597
d) Collins says “not enough info,” but likes an early date
Habakkuk outline
1:1 Superscription
1:2-4 1st complaint:
1:5-11 1st answer:
1:12-2:1 2nd complaint:
2:2-20 Q’s ultimate answer 3:1-17 H’s response
Habakkuk message
·Trx Prophet Neo-Ass to Neo-Bab
·A Trx movement in Isr’l thought
·God will relieve the oppression in time, and see to it that Judah will be enabled to fulfill its purpose, so that the members should patiently wait on God and keep the faith.
unit 5 domestic
·3 Waves (605, 597, 587)
·Judah idolatrous, syncretistic;

political rulers faithless;

disregarding warnings;

exile imminent

·Judean kings:
Josiah 640-609 good
Jehoahaz 609 bad
Jehoyakim 609-597 bad
Jehoyachin 597 bad
Zedekiah 597-587 bad
unit 5 international
Assyria is weakening and Babylon is on the rise. The first emperor was Nebuchadrezzar (605-562).
Jeremiah date
627-580 (see 1:1-3)
Jeremiah message
Things are near the end--
Announcing to Judah what their sins are (apostacy, indifference toward God, idolatry, sychrotism, faithless rules both reli and poli and imminent exile that if they don't repent, judgment is coming via Babylon the evil from the north; yet historical jments are not teh end (23:5; 33:14-18 ress branch language); Jeremiah is also prophet to teh nations 1:5
Ezekiel Date
592-565 (cf 1:2 - few years prior to death of neb in 562)
Ezekiel Message
They are on the edge of jment:
Collins also says, “Chs. 20 and 36 spell out:1) the nature of Q’s grace (in spite of repeated provocations), 2) the new birth and its effects (no longer will Q’s people presume on his forbearance), 3) and the goal of Win saving people for himself: 20-39-44; 36:22-32. He will see the story through to its conclusion; do the people of Judah want to have a part in that”.
Collins says, “The specifics of his call (2:1-3:15) anticipate his main themes: 1) the hardened and rebellious people of Judah (2:3-4), 2) the necessity of communicating exactly what God says (2:7-3:3 [contrast Rev 10:9-10]), 3) the influence of the Spirit (3:12-14…), 4) the effect on Ezekiel himself and his communication with the exiled Judeans (3:14-15)” (108)
Obadiah Date
586 -- ten year period coming after the fall of judah when Edom plundered them
Obadiah outline
1-7: The guilt of Edom
8-28: Punishm’t of Edom
19-21: Epilogue– People of God reoccupy their land
Obadiah message
·Q’s zeal for his people (this explains his anger with Edom).
·Edom will be judged by Q because of their participation in plunder of Jerusalem and general opposition of Q’s people
-bring those under rule ("judge")
Daniel Date
604-535 (based on deportation dates- suits the needs of thoughtful jews in exile)
Daniel Outline
1 Intro/Dan’s Commitment
2 Vision of the 4 Kingdoms 3 The acts of the martyrs 4-5 J∆t on the Kings
6 The acts of the martyrs7 Vision of the 4 Kingdoms
8 Vision of Ram & Goat
9 The 70 Years
10-12 The Final Vision
Daniel Message
"the story continues"
story continues
even in exile.
1.The total message of the book, then, is nothing less that a survey, part historical and part prophetic, of the whole period of Gentile imperial rule from Neb’s 1st assault upon Jerusalem and the removal of its Davidic king until the abolition of all Gentile imperial power and the setting up of the Messianic kingdom
2.recounts faithfulness of ideal jew
3.intended to assure jews in the exile that the story is still going somewhere, that God is still sovereign over all and remebers his covenant with his people
4.revealed by protenction, abilityt to interpret dreams rightly, repenteance of kings and the content of the dreams themselves
what judean kings rule during Daniel prophetic activity

so rougly after Josiah
what foreigns kings are in play in Daniels book
Nebuchadrezzar Baby
Belshazzar Baby
Darius the Mede
Unit 6 domestic
all these four propohets minister after the return from exile (539 cyrus edict)--
(538) 1st group of exiles return to Jerusalem. (Under Zerubbabel);
1.Sacrifices reinstituted; 2.Intense opposition
-537) Rebuilding of the Temple Begins
-520 Building of the temple resumed under Haggai & Zechariah
-516 temple completed
-445 Ezra reads the Law
-445 Covenant Renewal
-445 Dedication of the wall
Unit 6 international
•(539) Fall of Babylon to Persians
•(539 – 530) Cyrus’ Reign [Persian King]
•(538) Cyrus’ decree to return of Zerubbabel & Sheshbazzar etc to Jerusalem
•(530-522) Cambyses [Persian King] (Cyrus’ successor) not interested in helping the Jews
•(522-486) Darius I [Persian King] He enabled the returned Jews to rebuild the temple
•(522-521) Civil War
•(486-464) Xerxes I [Persian King] (Ahasuerus) [Esther]
•(464-423) Artaxerxes I [Persian King]
Circa 400 Joel – no one has establish an objective criteria for dating this
Haggai date
520 "in the second year of king darius reign"
Haggai outline
1 Message I: A popular saying and Haggai’s response
2:1-9 Message II: The glory of the new temple and the glory of the old
2:10-19 Message III: Priestly lessons from the Law
2:20-23 Message IV: Hope for revival of the Davidic dynasty
Haggai message
Get back to work
God's work gets priority
lets get it right this time bc God is with us
Why does it get priority
1. honor of God
2.outward sign of God's presence
3.Mode of worship- authorized means of atonement
4.Eschatological Age - the messianic age needed it
Zechariah Date
520-518 (second year - fourth year of king darius - see ch. 1 and 7)
Zechariah outline
1:1-6 Intro: the lesson of history
1:7-c6 Visions portraying Q’s zeal for rebuilding Zion
c7-8 Prophetic exhortation based on history
c9-14 Elaboration of Messanic Theme
Zechariah message
1.Qwill renew his covenant with the restored people, and be faithful to them.
2.The promise to David (2 Sam 7) still stands – the Messiah will come. Therefore the people should take courage and have faith that Qis in fact with them
3.(not only did they need to rebuild the temple [Haggai’s theme], they also needed to be sure that Qwas in fact reconstituting them as his covenant people).
4.Q, who controls history, will vindicate himself, his Messiah, and his people
Malachi Date
460 (based on the spiritual condition it appears to be dated shortly before ezra's coming in 458)
Malachi outline
1:2-4:3 – 6 disputations
4:4-6 Appendix: Moses the law-giver & Elijah the exemplar of prophecy
Malachi message
Worship is flawed
After the fireworks (covenant renewal )
Kill your nominal-sim
Ethical comprimises Unauthentic priestly ministry
Preparing ourself
Joel Date
ca. 400
Joel outline
1:1 Superscription
1:2-2:17 A Lament
2:18-3:21 The Lord’s response to the lament and the future age
Joel message
Judgment dedicated to salvation
Offer accepted
Every need met/Extends himself
Lastly, security to all
Who was Phinehas

What are the alternate names of Shadrack Mishack and Abednego
Daniel 1:7 And the chief of the eunuchs gave them names: Daniel he called Belteshazzar, Hananiah he called Shadrach, Mishael he called Meshach, and Azariah he called Abednego
who is zechariah's father
Who is Zenas
Lawyer in Titus
Where would you read of Zerubbabel?
Haggai (among other places)
Where is the temple sermon located in the prophets
Ezek 34 (verify)
list the plagues
flood frogs nats flies livestock boils hail locusts darkness death