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Genesis 1

Genesis 1

Overview: Genesis Ch. 1-11 Watch our overview video on Genesis 1-11, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. In Genesis, God makes a good world and commissions humans to rule it, and then they give in to evil and ruin everything. Summary There …

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路得記

Ruth

路得記 Ruth 路得決定跟隨拿俄米 (《路得記》第1章第1節至第22節參)故事始於以色列國遭遇饑荒的時候。伯利恆的以利米勒帶著妻子拿俄米和兩個兒子瑪倫及基連,過了約旦河來到摩押地寄居。兩個兒子在當地娶了摩押女子俄珥巴及路得為妻。後來這個家庭遭逢不測,先是父親去世,然後兩個兒子也相繼死去。結果只剩下了三個無兒無女的寡婦,以致以利米勒後繼無人。拿俄米聽聞耶和華再次眷顧自己的百姓,賜糧食與他們,遂決定返回故土猶大。她的媳婦與她一同起行。拿俄米請她們返回摩押的娘家,並祈願耶和華恩待她們,使她們在本族中找到新的夫家。結果,俄珥巴“回她本國和她所拜的神那裏去了”,但路得卻誠心誠意,堅決歸附耶和華,因此她決意追隨拿俄米。聖經以優美的言辭表達她的決心:“你往哪裏去,我也往那裏去;你在哪裏住宿,我也在那裏住宿;你的國就是我的國,你的上帝就是我的上帝。你在哪裏死,我也在那裏死,也葬在那裏。除非死能使你我相離!”(《路得記》第1章第15節至第17節參)但無依無靠的寡婦拿俄米——她名字的意思是“我的喜悅”——則表示自己應改名為瑪拉,意思是“苦”

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Psalms

The book of Psalms

Bible Psalms The Psalms begin the Writings or Hagiographa in the three-fold division of the Law of Moses, the Prophets, and Writings of Hebrew Scripture. In the four-fold division of the Greek Septuagint, the Latin Vulgate, and the Christian Old Testament of the Bible, the Psalms are part of the Wisdom …

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Proverbs

Proverbs

The Book of Proverbs The Book of Proverbs is divided into four main sections, with three additional sections, or appendices, included at the end. The first third of Proverbs is an extended lecture spoken by the personified voice of “Wisdom.” This section is the most conversational, narrative, and thematic portion …

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