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Good News of Jeremiah 36

The Good News of Jeremiah 36 Jer 36:1-3 In the fourth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah, king of Judah, this word came to Jeremiah from the Lord: “Take a scroll and write on it all the words that … Continue reading

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Good News of Proverbs 20

Summary by Verse V1: Drunks are fools. V2: Don’t piss off the king. V3: Don’t lower yourself to arguing over dumb stuff. V4: Be lazy = go hungry. V5: Deep thoughts are available to deep thinkers. V6: Many talk a … Continue reading

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Good News of Jonah 4

Historical Setting of Jonah It was interesting to me that both Jonah and Nahum were prophets to Nineveh. Nineveh was the capitol of Assyria until it was destroyed in 612 BC. Nahum specifically prophesied the destruction of Nineveh. Jonah is … Continue reading

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Good News of Lamentations 5

About Lamentations This short book is generally attributed to the prophet Jeremiah and it is assumed this book was written during the early stages of the Babylonian captivity sometime not long after 586 BC. It laments the destruction of Jerusalem … Continue reading

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Good News of Isaiah 51

The Same Only Different Is 51:1 “Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness, you who seek the Lord: look to the rock from which you were hewn, and to the quarry from which you were dug. First, notice that God … Continue reading

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Good News of Hosea 14

About Hosea Hosea prophesied near the end of the Northern Kingdom (before 722 BC). In earlier chapters God tells him to take an adulterous wife. Later God causes them to reconcile. Whoredom is often used in scripture to illustrate idolatry. … Continue reading

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Good News of Proverbs 8

About Proverbs 8 Much of Proverbs is written as a collection of wise tidbits. There are chapters that focus on wisdom for youth, wisdom for women, wisdom for all. There are chapters that provide a series of short profoundly wise … Continue reading

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