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    The book of Haggai provides a great synopsis of what many of us who are called must do before we can fulfill God’s call. That is we have to heal to build. Many of us are so focused on pursing our dreams and visions that we fail to include God in the plan. The definition of heal; · to make healthy, whole, or sound; restore to health; free from ailment. · to bring to an end or conclusion, as conflicts between people or groups,usually with the strong implication of restoring former amity; settle;reconcile: · to free from evil; cleanse; purify: God will allow us to start a project and possibly even be somewhat successful in it. But then we hit our winter season. We all go through various emotional seasons on a regular basis. There are times of…

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    He was there to give encouragement to them so that the temple could be completed. The book of Haggai has four messages. The first is the call to rebuild the temple. The second was to Zerubbabel, Joshua and the people. The third was a conversation between God, Haggai, and the priests. The fourth was to Zerubbabel. The message that the prophet is saying is that regardless what they felt God had said that it was time to rebuild the temple. The message was to have hope and faith in God. Haggai would…

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    The prophets depicted in the Hebrew Bible are said to have played a pivotal role in the history of the people of ancient Palestine. This is evidenced by approximately 30 percent of the Hebrew Bible is comprised of purported orations of or writings about the prophets (Stanley, 410, 425). The role of the prophets was to serve as intermediaries between deities and the people of ancient Palestine (Stanley, 416). This was important as one of the mechanism for the people to understand and connect…

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    THE WRITINGS Psalms, Ruth, Daniel, Proverbs, Lamentations, Ezra, Nehemiah, Job, Ecclesiastes, Chronicles, Song of Songs & Esther. Protestant Version (King James Bible) PENTATEUCH: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers & Deuteronomy. HISTORICAL BOOKS Joshua, Judges, I Samuel, II Samuel, I Kings, II Kings, I Chronicles, II Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther & Ruth. WISDOM BOOKS Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Song of Solomon & Ecclesiastes. PROPHETS…

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    most scholars came to a decision that chapters 9 to 14 are not written by Zechariah. The reasons to this decision was that Zechariah’s name is not mentioned in these last six chapters and that none of the dates or clear references of historical events are mentioned. Also, the contents, vocabulary, and style of the book of Zechariah seems to be lacking unity (Bible.org). The book of Zechariah was written around 520 B.C. (Bible Hub). Zechariah’s grandfather, Iddo, was the head of one of the…

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    On a personal level, the term “evil” hits back at me. Culturally, I had been introduced to this term referring to Satan or the other evil powers that are controlled by the devil himself. James Willer points out to the meaning of “evil” as “bad” and confirming my notion of the definition of this word. He points out the different levels and platforms through which evil is initiated and enacted. The argument presented in the book is that “it is ordinary individuals, like you and me, who commit…

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    Judaic Religion

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    view of Jesus of Nazareth is that he was an ordinary Jewish man and, most likely a preacher who lived during the Roman occupation of Israel in the first century C.E. The Romans executed him and many other nationalistic and religious Jews for speaking out against the Roman authorities and their abuses. Some beliefs of Jews are written in the Torah or their Bible. The Jewish people believe that the words of the Torah come directly from God. The Torah is the first five books of the bible. In…

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    Second Temple Essay

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    regarding the King Cyrus decree it’s found in the book of Ezra’s. Equally important, under Cyrus the Great, the Jews were able to reconstruct the temple Altar, and the temple foundation was laid, as well. However, apart from his association with the Second Temple, King Cyrus it is also known for “his advancement of human rights, his brilliant military strategy, and his bridging of Eastern and Western cultures.”3gotquestion After his dead (530 B.C.), and up to the year 515 B.C., during King…

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    Scripture from Biblegateway.com references, “How the cattle moan! The herds mill about because they have no pasture; even the flocks of sheep are suffering” (Joel 1:18, NIV). According to an article titled “About the Old Testament of the Bible” on Cliffnotes.com, “The prophets of the post-exilic period — Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi, Joel, and Obadiah — are usually classified among the so-called minor prophets” (2016). Thus, the time period of the post-exilic period refers to Judah’s continued…

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    Minor Prophets

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    Introduction The bible is for connection between God and His people. God uses it to show them that He loves them, and he strongly wants to have a deep relationship with them. The whole bible is worthwhile. There are no exemptions or negligence about any parts of the bible. However, there might be a slight chance that the twelve prophets (also known as the Minor Prophets) are not treated as holy or worthy as other parts of the bible where Christians normally read a lot. For instance, There are…

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