Feb 24, 2016
Ester, Zechariah, Malachi, Ezra, and Nehemiah
Esther, Zechariah, Malachi, Ezra, and NehemiahWeek 41
We only have one moreweek in the OT! The ExodusCreationConquest of CanaanEstablishment of KingdomSplit of KingdomFall of IsraelFall of JudahRestoration of RemnantThe ExodusCreationConquest of CanaanEstablishment of KingdomSplit of KingdomFall of IsraelFall of JudahRestoration of RemnantGenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1&2 Samuel1 & 2 Kings--The Psalms--EzraNehemiahEstherCaptivityJob?Job?EcclesiastesSong of SolomonProverbsHabakkuk Obadiah Joel JonahAmos Hosea MicahJeremiahLamentationsNahum Isaiah Zephaniah HabakkukEzekiel ZephaniahMalachiZechariah
Haggai (p1247ff)Old Dude.Message: Dont be selfishit didnt work.Is it a time for you yourselves to be living in your paneled houses, while this house remains in ruins?Future Glory (1248)The REAL Dwelling Place of GodDoes the clean sanctify the dirty? (1249)Nope.Addressed to Zerubbabel and all people.
Zechariah(Yahweh Remembers)Young dude.Dont turn backexcept to God.
Esther (1276)No reference to Yahweh in the book.Lots of references to lots.The feast of Purim (lots)The four mainmitzvotof the day are:Listening to the public reading, usually insynagogue, of theBook of Estherin the evening and again in the following morning (k'riat megilla)Sending food gifts to friends (mishloach manot)Giving charity to the poor (matanot la'evyonim)Eating a festive meal (se`udah)Lessons?From Haman, Mordecai, Esther, and Xerxes
MalachiThe people question:Do you really love us that much?How have we been disrespectful?How have we defiled the Lord?Why doesnt the Lord accept us?How have we tired the Lord?How can we turn back to the Lord?How have we robbed God?How have we spoken against God?