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- Why Did Jesus Tell Mary, "Mine Hour Is Not Yet Come" (John 2:4)?
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- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- The Seating Arrangement at the Last Supper
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- Deuteronomy 24:4: Why Was the Ex-Wife Defiled?
- Chapters 38-39 of The Stand
- Review of the Apologetics of West and Littleton (and Rogers)
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- Book Write-Up: The Alchemy Thief, by R.A. Denny
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- Elder Platform for California
- Books Write-Up: Obadiah, Jonah and Micah; Letters for the Church; the Paradox of Sonship
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Category Archives: II Chronicles
II Chronicles 27 is about Jotham the king of Judah. Jotham was a righteous king. Rashi’s comments on Jotham caught my eye (see here what Rashi says about verse 2). Rashi refers to something that Rabbi Simeon ben Yohai said … Continue reading
II Chronicles 26 is about King Uzziah of Judah. He was righteous, but God punished him with leprosy because he went into the Temple to offer incense, which only the Aaronide priests were allowed to do. Here are some thoughts: … Continue reading
II Chronicles 25 is about King Amaziah of Judah. The Chronicler says that Amaziah was a righteous king, but his heart was not perfect. Amaziah’s father, King Joash, had been killed, and Amaziah as king obeyed the Torah by executing … Continue reading
I have three thoughts about II Chronicles 24. Two of the items are more questions than answers. 1. King Joash of Judah attempts to repair the Temple of Judah, and he needs donations to do that. Initially, he sends out … Continue reading
In II Chronicles 23, a conspiracy overthrows the wicked Queen Athaliah of Judah, and the rightful Davidid Joash is installed as king. Joash was hidden in the Temple for years, to keep him safe from Athaliah, who had slaughtered many … Continue reading
II Chronicles 22 is about King Ahaziah of Judah. II Chronicles 22:2 states (in the KJV): “Forty and two years old was Ahaziah when he began to reign, and he reigned one year in Jerusalem. His mother’s name also was … Continue reading
In II Chronicles 21:12-15, King Jehoram of Judah, the son of righteous King Jehoshaphat, receives a letter from the prophet Elijah, rebuking Jehoram and predicting Jehoram’s downfall. How could Jehoram have received a letter from Elijah? Had not Elijah been … Continue reading
In II Chronicles 20, the Moabites, the Ammonites, the inhabitants of Mount Seir (the Edomites, most likely), and possibly another group (the NRSV says “some of the Meunites,” probably basing that on what the Septuagint has) are preparing to attack … Continue reading
In II Chronicles 19:2, we read: “And Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him, and said to king Jehoshaphat, Shouldest thou help the ungodly, and love them that hate the LORD? therefore is wrath upon … Continue reading