Category Archives: Last Events of Old Testament

THE BEATITUDES IN THE LAW OF MOSES

Jesus came as light to a world in darkness to reveal God. Not a new God – the same God of love, mercy and kindness He was from the beginning. The teachings of Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount … Continue reading

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Re-Thinking How We Read the Old Testament

The inspired words of God’s prophets declare His righteousness. However, parts of the Bible are not revelation of Divine truth such as the words of Job’s friends.  This said, the production of the volume known as the Bible is clearly … Continue reading

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Last Events of Old Testament – Right or Wrong?

The books of  Ezra/Nehemiah are the last history books of the Old Testament. They are never quoted in the New Testament. The moral judgments about the actions of Ezra and Nehemiah came from God via Zechariah and Malachi – His … Continue reading

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DECREE OF ARTAXERXES TO EZRA

DECREE of ARTAXERXES TO EZRA – Restore Jerusalem as Light to Nations  A gentile King (Artaxerxes) told Ezra to preach to foreigners- “And thou, Esdras, according to the wisdom of God ordain judges and justices, that they may judge in … Continue reading

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Born Again

BORN AGAIN Changing the Way We See Things By the end of the Old Testament Israel had slipped into spiritual blindness. There has been a tendency to read the words of Ezra and Nehemiah as if the choices they made … Continue reading

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