God’s People live under foreign rule
September 6, 2020

God’s People live under foreign rule

Passage: Daniel 8.15-22, Zechariah 9.9-13

This week we finally reach the end of the Old Testament in our Bible Overview series and see that, whilst God’s people miraculously and triumphantly have returned to Judah, things are not as splendid as they could be. For, firstly, God’s people continue to live under Persian rule and, secondly, continue to NOT live under God’s rule. But then, after more than a century of struggle back in the Promised Land, God goes silent.  But what is God doing? And what has happened to God’s plan to save humanity through the descendants of Abraham?