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Acts

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (0)

 

The genre of the book of Acts is Narrative History with several Sermons. Luke, the author of the Gospel of Luke, was a doctor and Gentile. He wrote this book circa 60 – 62 A.D. It is Luke’s sequel to the Gospel of Luke. It is titled "Acts" to ...

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Daniel

Posted on June 15, 2014 at 7:00 AM Comments comments (0)

 


In 605 B.C., Nebuchadnezzar King of Babylon had conquered Judah and deported many of its inhabitants to Babylon – Daniel included. Daniel served in the royal court of N...

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Ezekiel

Posted on June 10, 2014 at 7:00 AM Comments comments (0)

 


The book of Ezekiel is Narrative History, Prophetic and Apocalyptic in genre and even contains Parables. The prophet Ezekiel wrote it approximately 571 B.C. (this date is ac...

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Proverbs

Posted on June 4, 2014 at 7:00 AM Comments comments (0)


The genre of Proverbs is mainly “Proverbs” as the name describes; there are also some Parables and Poetry. This book was written mainly by Solomon, the wisest king ever to rule; however, some of the later sections are written by Lemuel and Agur. It was written during Solomon&#...

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Psalms

Posted on June 3, 2014 at 7:00 AM Comments comments (0)

The genre of Psalms is Songs and Poetry of all kinds. It is written by multiple authors: David wrote 73, Asaph wrote 12, the sons of Korah wrote 9, Solomon wrote 3, Ethan and Moses each wrote one, and 51 of the Psalms are anonymous. They were written over the span of approximately 900 years (beginning at the time of Moses, 1440 B...

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Job

Posted on June 2, 2014 at 7:00 AM Comments comments (0)

The book of Job is Narrative History. Its author is unknown yet it is possible that Job himself wrote it. It is possible that Job is the oldest of any book of the Bible written approximately 2100-1800 B.C. Key personalities of this book include Job, Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite, Zophar the Naamathite, and Elihu the Buzit...

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Esther

Posted on June 1, 2014 at 7:00 AM Comments comments (0)


Esther was a Jewish woman who was selected by the Persian King Ahasuerus to be his wife. He had banished his former wife and chose Esther through a contest. However, the king did not know she was a Jew. (Esther 1-2)


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Nehemiah

Posted on May 25, 2014 at 7:00 AM Comments comments (0)

 


The Book of Nehemiah does not specifically name its author, but both Jewish and Christian traditions recognize Ezra as the author. This is based on the fact that the Books of Ezra and ...

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Ezra

Posted on May 18, 2014 at 7:00 AM Comments comments (0)


Ezra is the first book in the post-exilic period of Israel. King Nebuchadnezzar invaded Israel and carried the Jews away as captives in 606 BC. Israel was under Babylonian control until approximately 536 BC when the Medo-Persian Emp...

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1 & 2 Chronicles

Posted on May 13, 2014 at 8:50 AM Comments comments (0)

 

The books of 1 and 2 Chronicles were originally one book. Like the books of Kings, this is a historical book. However, the books of Kings focused on the northern kingdom, Israel, and these books focus on the ...

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