11.0  The Exile: Judah's Dark Night of the Soul

Last revised: 12/09/04

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11.1 After the Fall
--------EBD The Exile----Tullock Intro
11.1.1 Lamentations: Funeral songs for a Dead City
BEDBT Lamentations, Theology of---- Characteristics of the Book Contents of the Book Jerusalem, the abandoned widow (Lam. 1:1-22) The punishment of Jerusalem (Lam. 2:1-22) The destruction of the land (Lam. 2:1-9) The effect on the people (Lam. 2:10-12) O Jeruslaem, how can I comfort you? (Lam. 2:13-19) Lord, look what you are doing (Lam. 2:20-22) A personal lament, advice about God's righteousness and mercy, and a prayer for help against the enemy (Lam. 3:1-66) A lament about life (Lam. 3:1-24) The importance of trusting God (Lam. 3:25-51) Rescued from my enemies (Lam. 3:52-66) Conditions during the siege of Jerusalem (Lam. 4:1-22) Restore us, O Lord (Lam. 5:1-22)

11.1.2 The Fate of the Survivors
11.2 With the Exiles in Babylon
11.2.1 There Were Some Changes Made A New Name
Jews A New Way of Life
Diaspora A New Language
Aramaic Language A New Way of Worship
Synagogue A New Emphasis on the Traditions of Israel
Judaism A New Emphasis in Theology
11.2.2 The Prophet of the Transition: Ezekiel Ezekiel, the Man
CE Ezekiel----EBD Ezekiel The Book of Ezekiel
CE Ezekiel----EBD Ezekiel----BEDBT Ezekiel Oracles agains Jerusalem (Ezek. 1-24) The call of Ezekiel (Ezek. 1:1-3:27) The prophet called (Ezek. 1:1-28 The prophet commissioned (Ezek. 2:1-3:27) As a prophet to a rebellious people (Ezek. 2:1-3:3) As a prophet to a stubborn people (Ezek. 3:4-9) As a prophet to the exiles (Ezek. 3:10-15) As a watchman for the house of Israel (Ezek. 3:16-21) As a portrayer of the Lord's judgment (Ezek. 3:22-27) The prophet in action (Ezek. 4:1-5:17) Let's play war (Ezek. 4:1-3) The long rest (Ezek. 4:4-8) Food is scarce! (Ezek. 4:9-17) The prophet's haircut (Ezek. 5:1-17) The prophet preaching (Ezek. 6:1-7:27) Heresy in the Temple (Ezek. 8:1-11:25) Those abominable idols (Ezek. 8:1-11:25) Marked for destruction (Ezek. 9:1-11) No more glory in the Temple (Ezek. 10:1-22; 11:22-25) In action again (Ezek. 12:1-20) Hard words for false prophets and unfaithful people (Ezek. 12:21-14:23) The fate of the prophets (Ezek. 13:1-16) The fate of fickle women (Ezek. 13:17-23) The fate of idol worshipers (Ezek. 14:1-23) The prophet and his allegories (Ezek. 15:1-17:24) Jerusalem: The faithless wife (Ezek. 16:1-63) The great eagles (Ezek. 17:1-24) The soul that sins shall die (Ezek. 18:1-32) Two poetic allegories (Ezek. 19:1-14) Three sermons (Ezek. 20:1-22:31) The will of God (Ezek. 20:1-49) The sword of the Lord (Ezek. 21:1-32) The sins of Jerusalem (Ezek. 22:1-3) Those wild, wild sisters (Ezek. 23:1-49) The rusty pot (Ezek. 24:1-14) The prophet's wife dies (Ezek. 24:15-27; 33:21-22) Oracles against Foreign Nations (Ezek 25:1-32:32) Many words against Tyre and the Phoenicians (Ezek. 26:1-28:19) The fall of Egypt (Ezek. 29:1-32:32) That Egyptian crocodile (Ezek. 29:1-16) Egypt is given to Nebuchadnezzar (Ezek. 29:17-21) Egypt is doomed (Ezek. 30:1-19) Oracles agains the pharaoh (Ezek. 30:20-32:32) Hope for a Better Day (Ezek. 33:1-48:35) Oracles of Restoration (Ezek. 33:1-39:29) The watchman's responsibility (Ezek. 33:1-20) Oracles against the inhabitants of the land (Ezek. 33:23-29) They don't believe you, Ezekiel (Ezek. 33:30-33) The responsibility of shepherds (Ezek. 34:1-31) You are going to get it, Edom (Ezek. 35:1-15) Blessings on you, Israel (Ezek. 36:1-38) O dry bones, hear the word of the Lord (Ezek. 37:1-14) The two shall be one (Ezek. 37:15-28) The Lord and God of Magod (Ezek. 37:15-28) The Restoration of the Temple (Ezek. 40:1-48:35) Ezekiel: A Summary
11.3 The End Has Come for Babylon
11.3.1 The Decline of Babylon
Babylonian Empire described
11.3.2 Cyrus the Persian
-------Cyrus the Persian-----Persian Empire described
11.4 The Exile's Great Unkown Prophet
-------Cliff Notes  Deutero-Isaiah
11.4.1 The Man
11.4.2 The Book Comfort to Israel (Isa. 40-55) The prophet's call (Isa. 40:1-11) The praise of the Lord, the Creator (Isa. 40:12-32) The nations on trial (Isa. 41:1-29) The First Servant Song (Isa. 42:1-4) The Servant Songs The Servant's mission (Isa. 42:1-4) I am the Lord you God (Isa. 42:5-46:13) Sing a sad song for Babylon (Isa. 47:1-15) You have heard, now see all this (Isa. 48:1-22) The Second Servant Song: The Servant's Responsibility (Isa. 49:1-6) The return of the people (Isa. 49:7-13) Zion shall be comforted (Isa. 49:14-50:3) The Third Servant Song: The Servant's Submission (Isa. 50:4-11) Joy for Jerusalem and beyond (Isa. 51:1-52:12) The Fourth Servant Song: The Servant's Trial and Death (Isa. 52:13-53:12) The appearance of the Servant (Isa. 52:13-15) The rejection of the Servant (Isa. 53:1-3) The Servant suffering for others (Isa. 53:4-6) The death and burial of the Servant (Isa. 53:7-9) The vindication of the Servant (Isa. 53:10-12) Who was the Servant? Israel is assured (Isa. 54:1-17) Oracles to a Restored People (Isa. 56:1-66:24) The Lord's salvaltion is for all (Isa. 56:1-8) Holy day religion (Isa. 58:1-14) Call for repentance (Isa. 59:1-21) Poems about Zion (Isa. 60:1-62:12) Jerusalem's glorious future (Isa. 60:1-22) Good tidings to the lowly of Zion (Isa. 61:1-11) New days and new names for Jerusalem (Isa. 62:1-12) A prayer and its answer (Isa. 63:7-65:25) The final words (Isa. 66:1-24)

11.4.3 Summary of Second Isaiah
11.5 Summary: Prophets of the Exile

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