Archives for Old Testament

Genesis

Joseph mourns his father’s death, reassures his brothers they are safe, then passes from earth (Genesis 50:1 – 50:26)

Genesis concludes with a narrative describing the burials of Jacob and Joseph and one last interaction between Joseph and his brothers. After Jacob died, Joseph hugged his father and wept…
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Ezekiel

Coals of fire over Jerusalem – Cherubim, a wheel within a wheel, and living creatures by the Kebar River (Ezekiel 10:1 – 10:20)

After the man clothed in linen returned with word that all the righteous in the city had been marked to be spared from the slaughter, Ezekiel saw the likeness of…
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Daniel

King Nebuchadnezzar demands the wise men tell him his dream – then Daniel and the wise men are sentenced to execution (Daniel 2:1 – 2:18)

  In the second year of his reign (603 BC), Nebuchadnezzar had more dreams. His mind was troubled and he could not sleep. The king summoned the magicians, enchanters, sorcerers,…
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