Thus Saith Cyrus
The last words of the Hebrew Bible can be seen as a hint to the…
Josiah and the Passover of 1948
Another celebration of Passover finds a striking parallel thousands of years later.
The Defeat of Assyria and the Spirit of Judah the Maccabee
Hezekiah’s faith while facing Assyria reverberated through Jewish history.
The story of one of Judah’s greatest kings is bound up with a Passover celebration.
The Arrogance of Uzziah
A tale of arrogance teaches us about humility.
Hidden in the Temple: A Sabbath Salvation
The striking story of the defeat of an usurper is bound up with a striking…
Praying to God before battle is a central theme in Jehoshaphat’s career—and throughout the Bible.
The Reign of Asa
The reign of a lesser-known but important king of Judah features failures and achievements.
Kingdom vs. Kingdom
The Book of Chronicles describes a battle between Judah and Israel, and teaches us about…
The Assault of the Pharaoh
A battle between a pharaoh and a king of Israel reminds us of a biblical…