The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Day 312: Conclusion to the Old Testament (2021)



November 8th, 2021  •  15 mins 17 secs  •  Download (14.2 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Fr Mike celebrates the accomplishment of reading the entire Old Testament and wraps up the books of 2 Maccabees and Wisdom, talking through the key themes of the Old Testament visible in the conclusions to these books. He also discusses the motivation of the Maccabees to defend the temple and maintain its purity as well as uphold God’s honor. Today’s readings are from 2 Maccabees 15, Wisdom 19, and Proverbs 25:21-23.