Wednesday, April 30, 2014

12. 586 BC - Destruction of Jerusalem & 3rd Exile

Time:  586 BC
Place:  Jerusalem
Event 1:  House of Yahweh Destroyed by fire
Event 2:  The 3rd Group of Exile

586 BC  is a very important date - The Year Jerusalem Temple was destroyed by fire.

Nebuchadnezzar came to Jerusalem and "burned the house of God. He broke down the wall of Jerusalem and burned all its palaces with fire and destroyed all its precious vessels."  2 Chronicles 36:19

Jerusalem finally fell.
David's house was cut off.
The temple was razed to the ground.

With the destruction of Jerusalem, Nebuchadnezzar "took all the vessels of the house of God, great and small, and the treasures of the house of Yahweh, and the treasures of the king and of his princes, all these he brought to Babylon."  2 Chronicles 36:18

Nebuchadnezzar "took into exile in Babylon those who had escaped from the sword and they became servants to him and to his sons."  2 Chronicles 36:20


Take out your Timeline Graph and fill in the 3rd box:  "586 - 3rd Exile - Jerusalem Destroyed"

Mark the date 586 BC in your heart.  The temple of God was destroyed with fire. This event was recorded in Jeremiah 52.  Meditate on this tonight and tomorrow we will continue on this exposition.


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