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    Zechariah

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    Zechariah Zechariah is one of the Minor Prophets of the Old Testament. His book is located between the books of Haggai and Malachi. Zechariah is thought to have preached from about 520-518 B.C. The book of Zechariah deals with the restoration of Jerusalem, the Temple, and God‘s people. Chapter 11 verses 4-17, which is a story of two shepherds, is one of the most difficult passages in the Old Testament to understand. From the New Living Translation, the passage reads as follows: 4 This is what

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    Habakkuk Analysis

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    ad justice of God and the Symbolism of fasting. The concern of fasting was important during this time of repentance but God tells the people that they were never truly fasting for him so there is no point (Zech &:4-5). Chapter 8 is the message of Zechariah regarding the restoration of Jerusalem. The message to Jerusalem is that God is now going to help them rebuild their city despite the disobedience of their ancestors (Zech 8:4-23). The main message that is taken from the book of Zachariah is that

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    Chopin's Lilacs and the Story of the Annunciation When the theologian Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza writes that the myth of the Virgin Mary "sanctions a deep psychological and institutional split" (59) among women in the Catholic tradition, she captures what Kate Chopin also captured in her story "Lilacs." There, sisterhood between secular and religious women appears fragmented and nearly impossible. To scrutinize the division, Kate Chopin fashions her story around the portion of the Virgin Mary

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    The author of the book is Zechariah, he whom the lord remembers. The book was written to the Jews in Jerusalem that had returned from their captivity in Babylon. The book was written in and around 520 B.C. The major theme of the book, is rebuilding the Temple, only the first step. When we read Zechariah, it is almost like reading Haggai all over again. The messages are very similar and they are written around the same time. There was said to be a year between the two and their message of encouragement

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    Analysis Of Zechariaus

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    the other half is “prophesied” by Zechariah on who his new will become in his future. The passage being a hymn has great significance, because it resonates with Zechariah’s mood at the moment. It informs us as readers that this is great news and Luke makes sure that the reader is well aware of that. To put this into context, Luke uses the framework from other stories of the Old Testament. There is a parallel between the situations of both Elizabeth and Zechariah with Abraham and Sara. Both have wives

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    Zecharaih's Effect

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    it is historically correct. Zechariah, a prophet in the bible, taught that anyone can be forgiven by God and that the acception of God will become the greater good of the population. The teachings of Zechariah haven't ceased to impact us today, and the continue to teach us to put more faith in God and to be less reliant on ourselves. The book of Zechariah was written just after the exile at around 450 BC. Two prophets had been responsible for the writings of Zechariah. “The first prophet was optimistic

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    cultural issues. In order to understand the current day issues, we must first understand the Biblical and historical issues. In this paper, I will first explore what the later books of the old testament, specifically the books of Ezra, Nehemiah, Zechariah, and Malachi, and than talk about the modern day issues. This was an interesting part of the Bible to research, because it is the part that most people know very little about, unless they have studied the Bible very closely. Based on the Bible

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    The Minor Post Exilic Prophets

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    downward turn. There are many post exilic prophets, yet their writings are usually short, mostly irrelevant, repetitive, and, for the most part, anonymous. Though this is the case for many of these prophets, their works cannot be overlooked. Haggai and Zechariah were leaders in the cultic reform of the Israelite people. Malachai calmed their fears, and assured them of God's love. Still other prophets told of a new, Messianic time when the word of the Lord would be held in its former glory. These were the

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    dream, the angel of the lord told Joseph to take the child and go to Egypt and hide, Herod then died, and Jesus was safe. The birth narrative of Luke begins with the announcement of the birth of John, whose mother was Elizabeth. An angel came to Zechariah, Elizabeth?s husband and the angel said that his son John would be in great sight of the Lord that he will be filled with the Holy Spirit even in his mother womb and he will turn many of the children of Israel to the Lord their God. In the sixth

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    WALKING WITH GOD INTRODUCTION When I was asked to lead this session, I was shocked but fortunately, prepared. I was doing my personal study on the book of Ezekiel. I was provoked to read the book of Ezekiel because of the series of events taking place all over the world. Initially, I was led to chapters 37-39 of Ezekiel, but with everything it is important to have some foundation or solid context in place to get a thorough understanding. The central themes in the book of Ezekiel are: God’s Holiness

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