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Wed. Jun. 14, 2017

Daily Reflections June 14

Category: RMM
By: FBC Staff

Isaiah 46

Historically speaking, there are three significant empires that play prominent roles in the book of Isaiah. Understanding the way in which these nations exist in relation to one another and in relation to Israel helps us to understand this book and its imagery.

Assyria is the first of the three. She is a mighty, terrorizing force who destroys the Northern Kingdom of Israel and comes all the way to the walls of Jerusalem in the South. Hezekiah, King of the Southern Kingdom of Judah, pleaded with the Lord for mercy. God sent an angel in the night and destroyed the Assyrian threat (Isaiah 37). Isaiah’s ministry takes place during the reign and demise of Assyria, but he prophesies about two mighty nations who will rise to power. Keep reading...


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