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1 History of the Old Testament 2 Kings 25; Lamentations Obadiah; Ezekiel; Daniel

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Exile2 Kings 25; Lamentations
Why had Jerusalem been desecrated by the pagans & destroyed?
Why had Yahweh allowed the destruction of the culture, religion, shrine, & political entity of his people?
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part of the Deuteronomic code since Moses
(Dt. 28:64-68)
… factual accounts
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God's omnipotence not limited by the failure of his people
prediction:
(Eze. 36, 37)
Babylonians allowed deportees to settle in colonies & preserve national identity
Daniel: to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar in the 2nd deportation (Da. 1:1-6)
Ezekiel’s contemporary
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Historical
Prophetic
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Daniel
predicted the fall of the Babylonian Empire to the Media-Persian Empire on the very day it happened!
great prayer of repentance in behalf of his own people:

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