1 edition of Between the Testaments found in the catalog.
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|Pagination||xvi, 56 p. :|
|Number of Pages||80|
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When Epiphanes returned to Jerusalem and found the people rejoicing over his death, he went into a rage, attacking the Between the Testaments and killing 40,000 and an equal amount were carried away captive.
He even imprisoned his own mother and let her starve to death. During the four hundred Between the Testaments years, and after Alexander's death several nations had rule over Palestine: the Syrians, the Egyptians, the Macabees Asmoneansthe Parthians, and the Edomites. In my research for this sermon, I used about two dozen different texts, and I was amazed at how many differing dates were shown throughout those different commentaries and histories. During this time there was neither prophet nor inspired writer in Israel or Judah.
Greece became a fighting machine for the conquest of the world in the swift career of Alexander the Great. The Ptolemies and Antiochus made a peace agreement - - - and Coele- Syria and Palestine were confirmed in the hands of the Egyptians. His son Ptolemy Philadelphus took his place. The synagogue became the dominant place of worship and instruction.
Both the Persian and Hellenistic eras are covered in broad but informative strokes, and special attention is given to the status and problems of Jews during these periods. His son, Alexander, a youth of 20 years, succeeded him and thus the "great male goat," of which Daniel had spoken, appeared on the scene: Therefore the male goat grew very great; but when he became strong, the large horn was broken, and in place of it four notable ones came up toward the four winds of heaven.
Even though the Romans allowed Herod to be called "king," he was in every way dependent upon the Roman emperor. Think of Aristophanes and Hippocrates, of Xenophon and Democritus, of Plato and Apelies, of Aeschines and Demosthenes, of Aristotle and Praxiteles and Archimedes, all figuring, amid the decay of Greek liberty, in the 4th and 3rd centuries before Christ! They turned to the heathen and the arm of the flesh for their defense.
'From Malachi to Matthew' has for long remained vague and unfamiliar to many readers of the Scriptures. But the soldiers of the city refused to pay, and prepared the city for the siege of the Roman army.
The king died of a loathsome disease and peace was at last concluded with the Jews.
The Decline of the Macabees It was during the reign of Hyrcanus, that the complete separation of the Pharisees and the Sadducees took place.
The Samaritan leaders burned to death the governor, Andromachus, whom Alexander had stationed in Samaria to administer all Coele-Syria and Palestine.
This was just two years before the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ.