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Name Name – Describes the reigns of the kings Author & Date Author & Date – Author unknown – Probably mid- to late 6 th century B.C.
Structure Structure – Chapters 1-8: Elisha – Chapters 8-16: Various kings – Chapter 17: Fall of Israel – Chapters 18-20: Hezekiah – Chapter 21: Manasseh & Amon – Chapters 22-23: Josiah – Chapters 23-25: Fall of Judah
Significant themes & theology Significant themes & theology – God is sovereign – God will not share His glory
Identifying idols Identifying idols – What do I worry about most?
Identifying idols Identifying idols – What, if I failed or lost it, would cause me to feel that I did not even want to live?
Identifying idols Identifying idols – What do I use to comfort myself when things go bad or get difficult?
Identifying idols Identifying idols – What do I do to cope? What are my release valves? What do I do to feel better?
Identifying idols Identifying idols – What preoccupies me? What do I daydream about?
Identifying idols Identifying idols – What makes me feel the most self- worth? Of what am I the proudest? For what do I want to be known?
Identifying idols Identifying idols – What do I lead with in conversations?
Identifying idols Identifying idols – Early on what do I want to make sure that people know about me?
Identifying idols Identifying idols – What prayer, unanswered, would make me seriously think about turning away from God?
Identifying idols Identifying idols – What do I really want and expect out of life? What would really make me happy?
Identifying idols Identifying idols – What is my hope for the future?
Significant themes & theology Significant themes & theology – God is sovereign – God will not share His glory – God’s Word is central
2 Kings 18-20 2 Kings 18-20 – We can rest in past accomplishments – We can boast about our status – We can look out for ourselves
Name Name – Ezra, the key figure in chapters 7-10 Author & Date Author & Date – Author unknown, but some by Ezra – Probably late 5 th century B.C.
Name Name – Nehemiah, the central figure Author & Date Author & Date – Author unknown, but some Nehemiah – Probably late 5 th century B.C.
Name Name – From Latin to German to English, meaning “a record of events” Author & Date Author & Date – Author unknown – 400 B.C. or a little after.
Name Name – “The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem” (1:1) Author & Date Author & Date – Isaiah – 740 – 681.
Name Name – Hebrew: “In the Beginning” – English: “Origins” Author & Date Author & Date – A patchwork from 4 th -5 th century B.C.? – Mosaic origination.
Name Name – Samuel, the last of the judges Author & Date Author & Date – Author unknown – Probably B.C.
1 & 2 Chronicles Gathering Hope from the Past. 1 & 2 CHRONICLES: THE BOOK Covers same era as 2 Samuel – 2 Kings Originally 1 book in Hebrew Bible (“Chronicles”)
The Story Finding Your Story in God’s Story “The Kingdoms’ Fall” Series 2 - God Pursues His People.
Goal of this Message Something Practical about God’s Word
Zephaniah Impending Judgment & Distant Hope. A World Ripe for Judgment The cruel and wicked Assyrians were the most powerful nation of this era. The cruel.
Introduction to the Bible Welcome back to Introduction to the Bible This week: Unit 6.
All the Bible in its Context to prove that we can count on God given Scriptures. Jeremiah 1v1-10 Let’s recall the context ! This is a message for Israel.
2 Kings 24:1-7 “‘The L ORD declares to you that the L ORD himself will establish a house for you: 12 When your days are over and you rest with your ancestors,
Hosea Lesson 4. Hosea 1 – 3 Israel’s spiritual harlotry/whoredom Hosea 4-6:3 Spiritual harlotry kept them from knowing God/Lack of knowledge Hosea.
DO NOW: WHO ARE OUR “NEIGHBORS”?EXPLAIN!! Chapter 16 ~ Lessons 3 & 4.
Name Name – Hebrew: “These Are the Names” – English: “Departure” Author & Date Author & Date – Moses – 1446 B.C. or c.1260 B.C.
For thus says the L ORD : “Sing aloud with gladness for Jacob, and raise shouts for the chief of the nations; proclaim, give praise, and say, ‘O L ORD,
ZEPHANIAH Judgment against Judah. Similar Names Zedekiah: Last king of Judah Zedekiah: Last king of Judah Zechariah: Later prophet after the Exile Zechariah:
Called. Studies from Jeremiah Jeremiah 1 1 The words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, one of the priests at Anathoth in the territory of Benjamin. 2 The word.
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