Text: Jeremiah 42:1-6   I.         Imagine living during the last days of Judah             A.        Josiah was a wonderful king – II Kings 23:25             B.        But he was killed by the king of Egypt – II Kings 23:28-29             C.        But Jehoahaz, the king who succeeded him, only lasted three months – II Kings 23:31-33             D.        His brother replaces him as an…

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Question: The account of David and Bathsheba’s affair was outlined in II Samuel 11. So how could II Samuel 5:18 list their second son, Solomon, way before the affair had taken place? Is the book out of sequence? Answer: II Samuel, like many books in the Bible, is a historical account. This does not mean…

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Question: Hello, When you read about the second generation (Israelites) possessing Canaan. In Exodus 23:27-31 and Deuteronomy 7:1, 16-23, the language used is “drive them out,” “cast out,” and “utterly destroy them” when speaking of the seven detestable nations who inhabited the land at the time. I question is: is “drive them out” or “cast…

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compiled by Raymond Warfel The Last Vision The Conflict Between Persia and Greece (Daniel 11:1-4) vs 1 – Who strengthened whom? Verse 1 is a continuation of chapter 10, so it is referring to the angel who brings Daniel the message. vs 2 – Three more kings are to come in Persia, then a fourth…

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by David Wheeler Today we will discuss a rather large archaeological discovery. It is the Lachish Reliefs from the palace of Sennacherib which were unearthed between 1845 and 1847. Sennacherib was the king of Assyria from 705-681 BC and his reign largely overlapped the reign of King Hezekiah of Judah. During this period, the kings…

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by Matthew W. Bassford In Luke 1:1-4, Luke claims to be engaged in the practice of inspired history. He hasn’t accumulated his knowledge of Jesus via direct download from the Holy Spirit, nor is he an eyewitness to the events of the gospels. Instead, he has consulted those who were eyewitnesses and pieced their stories…

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by Edwin Crozier As Luke digs into the story of who Jesus is, he doesn’t say, “Long ago, in a land far, far away.” He doesn’t say, “Once upon a time.” He gets specific. It was the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar. Pontius Pilate was the governor of Judea. Herod was the…

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Question: Are there any prophecies about Julius Caesar and Cleopatra in the Bible? Answer: People claim to see Julius Caesar and Cleopatra in Daniel 11:17-19, “He will set his face to come with the power of his whole kingdom, bringing with him a proposal of peace which he will put into effect; he will also…

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Question: In Jeremiah 3:8, who did God divorce? Was it the House of Israel (ten northern tribes) only or all twelve tribes? Thank you. Answer: “Then the LORD said to me in the days of Josiah the king, “Have you seen what faithless Israel did? She went up on every high hill and under every…

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Question: Calling a bird of prey from the east, The man who executes My counsel, from a far country. Indeed I have spoken it; I will also bring it to pass. I have purposed it; I will also do it. (Isaiah 46:11) Can you tell me who the “bird of prey” and “the man who executes My counsel” here is?…

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