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Gilbert House Fellowship #183: 2 Chr 36; Habakkuk

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THE LAMENT of Habakkuk and his vision of supernatural war are the focus of this week’s study.

The prophet, who wrote in the second half of the 7th century B.C. (probably 640-615 B.C.), was shown the destruction coming to the kingdom of Judah from Babylon. But he was also given a vision of God’s victories over chaos — Tiamat, represented by the sea (the god Yamm in Canaanite religion) — and the rebel from Eden, along with a promise of “trouble to come upon the people who invade us.”

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Gilbert House Fellowship #161: Isaiah 21-27

ISAIAH PROPHESIED the fall of Babylon before it had risen. At the time of¬†the prophesies we read this week, Assyria was still the dominant power in the ancient Near East, but the phrase, “Fallen, fallen is Babylon,” was revealed to the prophet¬†anyway.

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