Sunday, December 11, 2022

Posted on Dec 10 2022
Isaiah 42 = God’s Servant Bible Background: The book of Isaiah is rich in poetry and promises, and was likely written by more than 1 author over 100 years. This “servant poem” comes from what most scholars refer to as “Second Isaiah” (because of the timeline
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Sunday, December 4, 2022

Posted on Dec 02 2022
The Story of Esther-“For Such a Time As This!” Bible Background: A little Bible trivia: What’s one of two books of the Bible that never mentions God? One would be Esther! (The other would be Song of Songs!) Esther should be considered a short story, more than an historical
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Sunday, November 13, 2022

Posted on Nov 11 2022
THE PROPHET MICAH Bible Background: Micah is counted as one of the ‘minor’ prophets, because his writings are brief, and we know little about him. He prophesied in Judah around 740 BC, prior to the fall of the Northern Kingdom of Israel. Micah is concerned about the poor and
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Sunday, October 30, 2022

Posted on Oct 28 2022
1 Kings 3 = King Solomon Bible Background: Solomon was the 2nd son of King David & Bathsheba (David had 9 other sons as well). When David dies, Solomon (not the oldest) is his choice to be king of the United Monarchy (when Israel and Judah were united). Solomon ruled 970-931 BCE and is
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