II Samuel

II Samuel INTRODUCTION A. THE HOOK OF II SAMUEL 1. The book of II Samuel relates the history of David’s forty year reign 2. David is seen to be the man after God’s own heart, not because he was without sin, but because he had a deep aspiration to conform his will to the will of Go
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I Kings

I KINGS INTRODUCTION A. THE BOOK OF I KINGS 1. The first book of Kings continues the history of the kings of Israel and Judah in their relation to the divine Sovereign 2. Throughout the book there are two thrones in view, the throne of God and the throne of man 3. The throne of God is
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II Kings

II KINGS INTRODUCTION A. THE BOOK OF II KINGS 1. The first and second books of Kings were originally but one book 2. The division into two books was first made in the Greek version of the Septuagint 3. As far as subject matter is concerned, there is no break between these books 4. The
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I Chronicles

I CHRONICLES INTRODUCTION TO I, II CHRONICLES A. THE BOOKS OF THE CHRONICLES 1. The books of the Chronicles, like the books of the Kings, formed originally one book 2. They were divided as they are in the English Bible by the translators of the Septuagint, probably about B.C. 280 at A
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II Chronicles

II CHRONICLES INTRODUCTION A. THE BOOK OF II CHRONICLES 1. This book continues the history of Judah as recorded in I Chronicles, a history which is marked by an ever growing apostasy broken only temporarily by several reformations 2. The reigns of the kings of Judah are viewed in thei
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Ezra

EZRA INTRODUCTION A. THE BOOK OF EZRA 1. The book of Ezra gives the account of one of the most important events in Jewish history, the return of the Jews from the Babylonian captivity 2. The power of Babylon had been broken by the Medo-Persian army under Cyrus 3. As a result of this B
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Nehemiah

NEHEMIAH INTRODUCTION A. THE BOOK OF NEHEMIAH 1. The book of Nehemiah is a natural sequel to the book of Ezra of which it formed a part in the Jewish canon. It begins and ends with prayer 2. The story which  was begun in Ezra is continued and completed in Nehemiah 3. It comprises lar
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Esther

ESTHER INTRODUCTION A. THE BOOK OF ESTHER 1. The book of Esther, of uncertain authorship, pictures the conditions of God’s people during their exile in Persia 2. The time was between the period of the restoration of the temple under Zerubbabel and the return of the second group unde
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Job

JOB Job notes only go to 2:10 Bro. Beuttler dealt only with the Satan scriptures PART I INTRODUCTION A. THE BOOK OF JOB 1. Although the name of the author of this book is a matter of conjecture, its authenticity is evidenced by the fact that it is quoted some 57 times in the other boo
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Isaiah

ISAIAH INTRODUCTION A. THE PROPHET ISAIAH 1. The name Isaiah signifies “the Salvation of Jehovah” and is most appropriate since the salvation of Jehovah was the subject of his prophecies. Thus Isaiah became “the prophet of salvation” 2. He was married to a woman whom he calls
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