A Brief Look at Jewish History: The Period before and after the Exile

Welcome back friends!  We’re spending a few days examining a bit of Jewish history in order to further understand how to rightly understand and relate to them.  It is certainly not an exhaustive look at history, but enough to provide insight.  Yesterday we laid a basic foundation, including the fact that God’s covenants with Abraham …

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The Divided Kingdom

Welcome back, sojourners!  This week we’re learning of Israel’s birth via God’s covenant given through Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.  Yesterday we studied brief details about two of Jacob’s sons, Judah and Joseph.  Bible students will recall that Joseph was sold into slavery to Egypt in order to one day rescue his people from the Egyptians!  …

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