Just Getting Started? Read what you’ve missed and check out Bible reading resources Bible Time Period: Maccabean Revolt Mattathias and his sons stood up against the threats of Hellenization: Help me resist worldliness in the culture and follow only you. Reflection After Jonathan’s death, his…
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Once again – as you continue through the battles and alliances recounted in 1 Maccabees, don’t feel you need to get all the details; just read to get the overall outline of the story.
The fight to establish political and religious independence for Judah continues in today’s readings.
The Babylonian exile came to an end when Cyrus, King of Persia, came to power and freed the Judeans to return and rebuild the Temple.
A corporate confession of sin and a recitation of God’s dealings with Israel begins the chapters you’ll read for today.
Nehemiah’s task is not easy. He faces severe opposition from within and without but continues steadfastly, resolutely, and with a deep faith to get the walls of Jerusalem built while introduce some needed administrative reforms.
The third wave of return from captivity is told in the book of Nehemiah, which you will begin reading today.