This lesson connects the prophecies of Isaiah with Judah’s political situation at the end of the 70 year captivityThis lesson connects the prophecies of Isaiah with Judah’s political situation at the end of the 70 year captivity Demonstrates God’s sovereignty over kings and political leadersDemonstrates God’s sovereignty over kings and political leaders
In Zechariah’s oracle the shepherd’s covenant with the flock is broken. What did the shepherd receive as pay for his services? “I said to them, “If it is good in your sight, give me my wages; but if not, never mind!” So they weighed out thirty shekels of silver as my wages. ” (Zechariah 11:12) When the Lord comes back to fight the nations that will cap- ture Jerusalem, He will stand on and split which mountain? “In that day His feet will stand on the Mount of Olives, which is in front of Jerusalem on the east; and the Mount of Olives will be split in its middle from east to west...”(Ezra 3:12) How was Esther (Hadassah) related to Mordecai? “He was bringing up Hadassah, that is Esther, his uncle’s daughter, for she had no father or mother.” (Ezra 4:1-2)
How many days did Xerxes party and show off his wealth and power to all the nobles and officials of his kingdom? “And he displayed the riches of his royal glory and the splendor of his great majesty for many days, 180 days.” (Esther 1:4) How high was the gallows that Haman had constructed for the purpose of hanging Mordecai? “Then Zeresh his wife and all his friends said to him, Have a gallows fifty cubits high made and in the morning ask the king to have Mordecai hanged on it…” (Esther 5:14)
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