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Leviticus

Leviticus The Book of Leviticus is primarily a book of God’s instruction for worship and a guide book of Holy Living. It was given to Moses approx 1445-144 B.C. The overwhelming message of Leviticus is “YE SHALL BE HOLY.” Sacrifices, Priests and the Sacred...

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Numbers

Numbers The Book of Numbers tells the story of how the nation of Israel prepared to enter the Promised Land, how they sinned and were punished, and how they prepared to enter the Promised land for the second time. This book was written by Moses approximately...

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Deuteronomy

Deuteronomy Moses challenged Israel to choose to obey God and therefore continue to experience His blessings. The laws were to be read to the whole assembly so that everyone (including the children), could hear them. Every seven years, the entire nation...

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Joshua

Joshua Joshua means ‘The Lord Is Salvation’ Bible scholars widely acclaim Joshua as the author of almost the entire book. Evidence suggests most of this book was written at a time when Joshua actually lived, and other parts must have been added later...

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Judges

Judges The Book of Judges spans a period of approximately 325 years, recording six successive periods of oppression and deliverance, and the appointment of 12 deliverers. The author of this book is not known, neither is there an indication of when it...

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Ruth

Ruth The author of the book of Ruth is not known, although the most prominent suggestion is Samuel. It was written approximately 1375-1050 B.C. after the period of the Judges. The book of Ruth derives its name from its principal character. The biographical...

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1 Samuel

1 Samuel The books of Samuel were originally one book in the Hebrew Canon. The single volume was later divided into two by the translators of the Greek Old Testament. The author of the two books is unknown, but according to Jewish tradition, Samuel had...

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2 Samuel

2 Samuel The author of 2 Samuel is unknown. Bible scholars believe the final form of the two books was completed after the death of King Solomon in approximately 931 B.C. and suggested that prophets Nathan and Gad may have contributed their writings....

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1 Kings

1 Kings 1 Kings and 2 Kings was originally one book in the Hebrew text and the identity of the author is unknown. There is no date when the book was written. The main events within 1 Kings are David’s death, Solomon’s reign, the division of the kingdom...

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2 Kings

2 Kings The author of 2 Kings is not known with certainty, although Jewish tradition claims that it was Jeremiah the prophet. These claims could have been made because Jeremiah had direct access to Judah’s last remaining Kings, and was an eye witness...

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