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Bible Journal: Kings, Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs


I have not posted bible journal posts since I finished Samuel, so I wrote this summary about bible books that I have read: Kings & Chronicles
  1. Solomon is rich, famous and had many wives and died idolatrous
  2. Israel got divided between Israel and Judah
  3. Israel kings are  idolatrous
  4. Syrian kings are always a threat
  5. Elijah's faith in the midst of danger brings miracles
  6. Elijah became tired but the Lord is still pleased with him and he didn't died
  7. Elisha succeeded Elijah
  8. Elijah and Elisha both resurrected a boy by laying with them to make them warm. o.O
  9. Elisha cursed some children so a bear killed them
  10. Elisha saved Israel from Syria with miracles
  11. Elisha has more spirit/more powerful than Elijah but he died from a disease.
  12. They lost The Book of Law! (Torah)
  13. Sometimes, The Lord's anger cannot be quenched
  14. They don't celebrate the passover
  15. The temple of the Lord got destroyed
  16. Israel was defeated and exiled (then later Judah) by the Babylonians/Persian/Chaldeans/Syria
Ezra & Nehemiah
  1. Cyrus is not just great, also nice
  2. There are 2 Darius and 2 Artaxerxes kings
  3. Rebuilding of the temple
  4. There is an amnesia fever between kings - king allows rebuilding of temple, the next prohibits it
  5. Temple rebuilt
Esther
  1. Esther was beautiful
  2. Xerxes was not a half naked guy with piercings that fights Leonidas for Sparta (or is he?)
  3. Biblical  antisemitism  & Jew extinction project
  4. Fasting works
  5. Origin of Hanuka of the Jews (?)
Job
  1. The book is 90% rap/poetic freestyle
  2. No man should question or assume he knows the will of The Lord
  3. Young people should respect the elders and not speak with them  hastily
  4. No man should assume a friend's problem is a punishment for the sins of his friend
  5. If you know to yourself that you are righteous and blameless, it's ok to say so, but don't think you know better than God
  6. Wisdom only comes from The Lord
Psalms
  1. David likes to whine about his enemies using psalms
  2. David likes to use psalms to pray for help
  3. There is already an equivalent word for "Aha! Aha!" back then
  4. There is thing called "Acrostic Poem"
  5. There are many bloodthirsty men back then
  6. The temple of The Lord is good to be at
  7. Worship is better sacrifice
  8. Be happy and worship
  9. God is owns all and is everywhere
  10. Most of the modern songs lyrics are from this book
Proverbs
  1. Respect your parents
  2. Be aware of deceptive women
  3. Beware of bad wife!
  4. The Lord hates liars and  misjudgment
  5. Do not be lazy
  6. Discipline is better than pampering
  7. Better poor but righteous than rich but wicked
  8. Be a good leader
  9. Wisdom, wisdom, wisdom!
Ecclesiastes
  1. Life is meaningless
  2. Enjoy life with wisdom and in your profession, do your best!
  3. (NIV) Do not be too righteous(???) nor too foolish
  4. The wicked rich only stores up wealth to be given to the righteous
  5. They already know about water cycle (rain) back then
Song of songs
  1. Solomon always go out without notice looking lilies and weird stuffs
  2. Solomon's darling has eyes like doves and breasts like fawns (LOL!)

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