God’s Story and Yours: Finding your place in the grand story of the world #9 – The Long Wait for the King
This is the true story of the world: Though the exiles returned to Israel, they remained under foreign rule for most of the intertestimental period, during which they longed for the revealing of the LORD'S Messiah.
- The political events, pressures, and disappointments of the intertestimental period up until the reign of Antiochus IV, 167 B.C.
- Antiochus IV Epiphanes and the abomination that makes desolate
- The Maccabean revolt and the Hasmonean Dynasty (167 B.C. - 63 B.C.)