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Turning The King’s Heart
“The King’s heart is in the hand of the LORD, Like the rivers of water; He turns it wherever He wishes” (Proverbs 21:1). What does this mean? Does this mean that every action of a king (or country leader) is … Continue reading
Posted in God's Providence, God's Sovereignty, Government, josephus, Proverbs, Textual varients Tagged 1 Kings 11:4, 1 Kings 12:28-33, 1 Kings 21:25-26, 1 Kings 2:1-4, 1 Kings 3:14, 1 Kings 9:4-5, 1 Samuel 15:22-23, 1 Samuel 23:1-13, 1 Samuel 30:7-8, 2 Chronicles 28:1-4, 2 Chronicles 33:10-13, 2 Kings 16:1-4, 2 Samuel 5:18-19, 2 Samuel 5:22-25, adolf hitler, afraid, ahaz, assyria, babylon, confort, cyrus, cyrus read his name in book of isaiah, Daniel 4:28-36, David, direct or by means?, Exodus 10:1-2, Exodus 14:17-18, Exodus 7:2-5, Exodus 9:34, Ezekiel 23:36-39, Ezra 1:1-2, fear, God allows sin, God humbled manasseh, God humbled nebuchadnezzar, God is powerful, God is ultimately in control, God stirred cyrus, God turns heart of king, God used assyria, God used babylon, God used pharaoh, God will accomplish His purposes, God's plans not thwarted, habakkuk, Isaiah 10-12-14, Isaiah 10:12-14, Isaiah 10:5-7, Isaiah 44:28, Isaiah 45:1-3, Jeremiah 25:12, Jeremiah 27:6-11, Jeremiah 50:18, Jeremiah 51:24, John the baptist turns hearts, josephus, josephus antiquities 11, Leviticus 18:21, Luke 12:4, Luke 1:17, Malachi 4:5-6, manasseh, nebuchadnezzar, pharaoh, Proverbs 21:1, Psalm 118:6, Psalm 56:4, Romans 8:34, Solomon, solomon's wives turn his heart, trust in God, turning heart by circumstance, turning heart by influence, turning heart by information Leave a comment
Prophecy: A Ram, A Goat, And A Little Horn
Daniel 8 records a vision of Daniel. This vision is said to have occurred in the third year of the reign of Belshazzar (Daniel 8:1). Belshazzar was co-regent with his father Nabonidus (cf. Daniel 5:7, 29). He was the last … Continue reading
Posted in God's Providence, God's Sovereignty, History, Prophecy, Suffering, Textual study Tagged 1 maccabees, 2 Maccabees, alexander the great, antiochus epiphanes, antiochus IV, astyage, battle of gaugamela, belshazzar, cambyses, circumcision, cyrus, Daniel 8, don simpson, evel merodach, four divisons of greece, glorious land, goat, greece, josephus, judas maccabeus, kings of babylon, labashi marduk, little horn, medo persia, nabonidus, nabopolassar, nebuchadnezzar, neriglissar, onius III, persecution, persia, Prophecy, prophecy series, ram, rex turner sr Leave a comment
Prophecy: Squeezed In A Vise
Have you ever felt like you were being squeezed in a vise? Life is not always easy. Job’s assessment: “Man who is born of women is of few days and full of trouble” (Job 14:1). Sometimes this trouble comes from … Continue reading
Posted in Endurance, evangelism, History, Prophecy, Soul Winning, Suffering, Textual study Tagged 1 maccabees, 2 Maccabees, alexander the great, antiochus epiphanes, antiochus III, antiochus IV, bardiya, cambyses II, cassander, cyrus, cyrus II, Daniel 11, darius I, darius the mede, division of greece, don simpson, egypt, gaumata, greece, gubaru, herodotus, king of the north, king of the south, kings of persia, lysimachus, persecution, persia, prohecy:, prophecy series, psuedo smerdis, ptolemy, remember the big picture, responding to difficulties, rex turner sr, roxana, seleucus, seleucus IV, smerdis, squeezed in a vise, syria, teaching others, ugbaru, xerxes Leave a comment