Old Testament

Books of the Torah and related topics

The real meaning of the Sabbath

TEXT: ISAIAH 58

In isaiah's day, the Sabbath had become a time when Jews became more concerned with ritual than personal fellowship with God.

Sennacherib lays siege to Israel

TEXT: ISAIAH 36

BACKGROUND: According to Wikipedia, Assyrian King Sennacherib's siege of Jerusalem begins with the destruction of the Northern Kingdom of Israel and its capital, Samaria.

The Bible says the 10 northern tribes came to be known as the Ten Lost Tribes, because as recorded in II Kings 17, they were carried off and settled with other peoples - as was the Assyrian policy.

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