JOB

Are Job and Jobab the Same Person? – Job [lit. persecuted one] is the earliest completed book of the Bible – Joktan was Peleg’s brother (Genesis 10:25), and it was in Peleg’s time the continents were divided – Joktan’s thirteenth son was Jobab – Is Job Jobab? The evidence we have found in the Bible…

PSALMS

Construction of the Psalms – The Book of Psalms, is one of the greatest collections of songs, prayers, and poetry – These Psalms express the deepest passions of humanity – The Book of Psalms, is arranged, or separated, into five books: BOOK ONE — Psalms 1-41; BOOK TWO — Psalms 42-72; BOOK THREE — Psalms…

PROVERBS

Overview of the Book of Proverbs – One would be hard put to come up with any topic other than wisdom as being the most referred to theme or topic in the book of Proverbs – Comparisons between God’s way and Man’s way of life: A big key to understanding and appreciating the Book of…

ECCLESIASTES

Introduction to Ecclesiastes – By constantly inquiring into the significance of everything that exists, the Preacher presents himself as an optimist, not a pessimist, and his little success in discovering some absolute value in this world “under the sun”, doesn’t mean that he has failed in his intent – Ecclesiastes should not be called pessimistic…

SONG OF SOLOMON

Background of the Song of Solomon – The book is an oriental [Jewish] love song between King Solomon and the Shulamite woman – Both Jews and Christians have put forth the idea that the book is an allegory about God’s love for Israel [and] or the Church Interpretation: Students of the Song of Solomon differ…

ISAIAH

Introduction: The Book of Isaiah – The Book of Isaiah is often considered the High Holy Book of the Old Testament – The Prophecy [Isaiah 52:13-53:12] of (Jesus Christ) the suffering servant is such an intimate look into the Soul of Jesus Christ that it is called the Holy of Holies of the Old Testament…

JEREMIAH

Introduction to the Book of Jeremiah: Jeremiah was a part of the ‘middle period’ prophets and saw the destruction of Jerusalem, the destruction of King Solomon’s Temple and many of his fellow Jewish countrymen taken away captive to the distant nation of Babylon – As a result of all the grief and hardship that Jeremiah…

LAMENTATIONS

1911encyclopedia.org: Lamentations – [The Lamentations of Jeremiah – “Lamentations was originally part of the Book of Jeremiah. It was later isolated because it was read publically at one of the Feats of Israel and included in the five Megilloth (or scrolls; see introduction to the Book of Ruth – The Book of Ruth was originally…

EZEKIEL

An Introduction to the Book of Ezekiel – In Hebrew: the book is titled ‘laqzhy’ meaning God strengthens – In Greek: the book is titled ‘IESEKIHL’ the Hebrew is simply transliterated [sounded out letter for letter] – DATE: 593/2 to 562 B.C. Ezekiel’s prophecies seem to be dated around the exile of king Jehoiachin (597…

DANIEL

Introduction: The Book of Daniel – The Prophet Daniel [from the Tribe of Judah] is the Old Testament counterpart to the New Testament “beloved” Disciple John – The prophet Daniel is the only person in the Old Testament to be directly called “beloved” Daniel is called “greatly beloved” three times – At a young age…

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