Kingdom of Judah

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  • Zechariah In The Old Testament

    However, before moving on there are certain things that need to be made clear about the fourteenth chapter of Zechariah. The first is that it is wholly prophetic. The other is that it has no prophecy which is being full filled in this present age. In other words it is speaking of the end of the age that ushers in the Kingdom. Many amillennialists teach that this does not actually speak of prophecy, that it is not literal, and that it can be fitted into the present age. Such interpretation merely makes this passage something that is allegorical or something that is mythical or something that actually can be dissipated into thin air. It is an attempt to explain it away rather than explain it. (McGee,…

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  • Ezekiel Chapter 37 Analysis

    being restored physically and spiritually. Chapter 37 is when Ezekiel is said to walk the valley of dry bones. This is a representation of Israel. God is restoring Israel even though it is dead with life and bringing hope and promise. The bones represent the entire nation of Israel, even though God has cast judgement he also promises to restore Israel and provide them with their homeland. Ezekiel 37: 1-14 is when mankind will have the opportunity to have salvation during the resurrection to…

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  • Rahab Analysis

    Rahab was a model of hospitality, mercy, faith, patience and repentance in her interaction with the Joshua spies. Salmon was a prince of the house of Judah, and thus, Rahab, the one-time heathen harlot, married into one of the leading families of Israel and became an ancestress of our Lord, the other foreign ancestresses being Tamar, Ruth and Bathsheba. Role of Rahab Rahab as we see from the Old Testament she plays an important role in the fall of Jericho. One of the roles is that she helps by…

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  • Isaiah Chapter 36-39 Analysis

    Introduction & Main Theme The historical interlude, Isaiah chapters 36-39, surrounds the military might of two parties: Hezekiah, king of Judah and the Assyria king Sennacherib. The Assyrian king sends his messengers to Hezekiah to frighten him to distance himself from God and to rely upon Assyria. Isaiah is called in to prophesize to Hezekiah. God gives him signs. Sennacherib ends up dying. Hezekiah also suffered from an illness, which he recovered in his health by God. Ironically, he…

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  • O Come Immanuel Research Paper

    Land, as it does not exist in perfection. Similarly, King Hezekiah is the human Immanuel, but not the divine. Who is the first Immanuel figure King Hezekiah? Before answering this question, it is important to understand the historical background of the prophesy of the Immanuel. Chapter 7 of Isaiah opens with the announcement of the Rezin, king of Syria, and Pekah, king of Israel, were intending on attacking Ahaz, king of Judah, for not joining them in attacking Assyria. In retaliation, Rezin…

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  • The Assyrian Crisis: The Fall Of The Northern Kingdom

    The three key crisis of Israel that the prophetic literature reacts to are the Assyrian, Babylonia, and the Restoration Crisis. The Assyrian Crisis: The fall of the Northern Kingdom. This era consisted of the following factors that involve Assyria’s expansion into the region of Israel and Judah. This increase led to a complex series of alliances between the various kingdoms involved, as well as fighting-Syria Ephraimitic war. The war was Assyria attempts to expand, Syria and Israel allies for…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of King David And Solomon

    His son and successor Solomon is most noted for advancing David’s kingdom and for building the First Temple. In fact, according to Abba Eban (1999), author of over half a dozen historical reference books on Jewish history as well as the PBS television series “Civilization and the Jews,” “Solomon’s Temple was the crowning glory of a building program that rivaled those of the Pharaohs” (p. 50). Archaeologists claim to have found remnants of Solomon’s Temple as well in the form of a tablet dated…

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  • The Bible: The English Word Prophet Amos

    “The purpose of the book of Amos was to announce God’s holy judgment on the Kingdom of Israel (the Northern Kingdom), call them to repentance and to turn from their self-righteous sins and idolatry. G-d rose up the prophet Amos, as an act of His great mercy to people who repeatedly shunned and disobeyed him.” In Amos, Amos uses phrases such as “Thus says the lord” and “This is what the lord told me” to portray his messages from G-d. “Most of the book of Amos consists of sayings of Amos as he…

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  • Exegetical Essay: Description Of King Ahab

    KING AHAB Introduction This essay is a description of King Ahab through biblical and extra biblical evidence and the extent to which these sources inform our understating of the bible. The biblical sources will include: Thomas Nelson, Nashville, Spirit Filled Bible, NKJV and Biblegate.com. The extra biblical sources used will be 1 & 2 Kings. NIVAC (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996) and The Zondervan Pictorial Encyclopaedia of the Bible. An artist impression of King Ahab BIBLICA TEXT Ahab the son of…

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  • What Is The Role Of God In The Book Of Genesis

    taken the kingdom away from Saul and given it to David the son of Jesse. After the death of Saul and Johnathon, David was made king over Judah while Ish-Bosheth son of Saul was made King of Israel. The war between the house of David and the house of Saul resulted in the growth of house David and the diminishment of the house of Saul. The house of Saul was defeated and untied the kingdom of Israel and Judah under the authority of David. David routed the Philistines, and brought back the Ark of…

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