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  • Haggai Analysis

    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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  • Ezekiel Chapter 37 Analysis

    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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  • Analysis Of The Book Of Zechariah

    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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  • Second Temple Essay

    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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  • Zechariah In The Old Testament

    The name “Zechariah” means “the Lord (Jehovah) remembers.” In the Old Testament this name is used over twenty-nine times. Zechariah was a postexilic prophet during the restoration from Babylon. He was born in Babylon from a priestly family that returned to Jerusalem with some 50,000 other exiles. Like Jeremiah and Ezekiel he was both prophet and priest. Jewish tradition credits him with being one of the Great Synagogue, a body which is thought to have gathered and preserved the sacred writings…

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  • Dangers Of Debt

    never limited by what has gone on in the past. He wants to do some-thing beyond what we can even thing or imagine. Philippians 3:14 says, “I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” Paul knew why he was there and where he was going; his life was governed by his goal. Proverbs 22:7 says, “The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.” The reality is that whenever you have borrowed from anyone, you are a servant to that person.…

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  • The Book Of Malachi

    In Malachi 1:1 it says “The oracle of the word of The Lord to Israel through Malachi”. Which meaning that the prophet Malachi wrote the book of Malachi and the words came from The Lord himself. The book of Malachi was written between 569 and 440 BC. Malachi is the last book in the Old Testament and was meant to show people how far away from God they really are. The first return from Babylonian exile the first time when Cyrus was king. Possibly the return of Haggai and Zechariah from Jerusalem.…

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  • The Validity Of The Bible In The Iliad

    For instance, there is the Scriptural theme of God dwelling with His people. Genesis 3:8 sees God dwelling with man in the garden of Eden. In Exodus 29, due to the separation caused by the fall, God commands the construction of the tabernacle, saying “I will consecrate the tent of meeting and the alter ... I will dwell among the people of Israel and will be their God”(Exodus 29:45). 1 Kings 8:10 and 14 describes the shift from the tabernacle to the temple, before Ezekiel 10:18-19 details God’s…

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  • George Frideric Handel's Messiah Analysis

    some time in Italy studying and examining his compositions prior to moving to London in 1712. G.F. Handel is famous for several compositions that include anthems, operas, organ concertos, and many more. One of Handel’s most famous English oratorio compositions is the “Messiah.” Handel started to stray away from composing operas and began focusing on oratorios and concertos (Burrows). Handel’s “Messiah” is made up of three parts, fifty-three movements of vocal and instrumental parts and was…

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  • Ezekiel 40-48 Temple Prophecy Essay

    his vision (Ezekiel 43:1-5), and not only will His glory fill the house, but will also fulfill these words of the Lord Jesus “"As I live, all the earth shall be filled with the glory of the only Begotten." (Numbers 14:21) For those who believe that the Bible is the inerrant Word of God, also believe that all of the prophecies are accurate. Those who consider it as a failed prophecy, perhaps never considered the fact that God’s promises are conditional. When people fail to meet the conditions;…

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