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Planned attack on the Sabbath, a reflection on 2 Maccabees 15:1-19
When Nicanor learned that Judas's troops were in Samaria, he decided that the best time to attack them was on the Sabbath. The Jews who were with him pleaded for him to show respect for the day who had designated the Sabbath. He responded by saying that he ...
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Victories, a reflection on 2 Maccabees 12:1-25
After the king sent them a letter promising friendship and permission to enjoy their own food and laws and Rome consented,  some of the governors exhibited their own disagreement. They would not let the Jews live in peace. The people of Joppa pretended to b...
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Battle Support from the Lord, a reflection on 2 Maccabees 10:24-38
Timothy gathers a tremendous force to attempt to take over Judea. Maccabeus and his army prepare by praying. Two armies--one relying on their valor and the Lord; the other, driven by the rage of their leader. When the battle became fierce, there appeared to...
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Enduring Suffering, a reflection on 2 Maccabees 9:13-29
As he lay dying, Antiochus made to a vow to the Lord that Jerusalem would now be free and Jews would have citizenship status. He would restore the temple that he had sacked; he would provide the finances to cover the costs. In addition, he himself would bec...
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Success with the Help of the Almighty, a reflection on 2 Maccabees 8:21-36
His words filled them with courage. With the Almighty as their ally, they defeated the armies attacking them, killing many, wounding most of the rest, collecting money and arms as spoils, eventually halting attack because it was the day before the sabbath. ...
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Battle and Treaty, a reflection on 2 Maccabees 13
Judas gets word that coming toward his army is a Greek force, led by Antiochus along with his guardian, Lysias, of 110,00 infantry, 5,300 infantry, 22 elephants, and 300 chariots armed with scythes. The Greek-appointed high priest of Jerusalem, Menelaus, su...
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Consequences of war, a reflection on 2 Maccabees 12:26-45
More victories, some leniency, another battle. A couple of things stand out in the description of these military advances: 1) the role of the Lord in a victory is acknowledged; 2) a reason for defeat is given--the Jews had violated a religious requirement. ...
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Help from a heavenly horseman a reflection on 2 Maccabees 11
Another attack on Jerusalem prompts Maccabeus and his men to respond. Accompanied by another vision of a horsemen, clothed in white and brandishing weapons of gold, they defeated the occupiers decisively. Pondering his defeat, Lysias (Syrian general and gov...
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Hannukah, although Victory is incomplete, a reflection on 2 Maccabees 10:1-23
After the defeats of their enemies, Maccabeus and his army, led by the Lord, worked to restore the temple and the city. They tore down the altars that had been built in the public square and purified the sanctuary. They once again were able to worship at th...
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Recognizing Sovereignty--Finally, a reflection on 2 Maccabees 9:1-12
Meanwhile the Greek king Antiochus had gone to Persepolis (in Persia, today's Iran) to rob the temple and control the city. Instead, the people defeated his army driving him into a shameful retreat. Then he heard what had happened to Nicanor and Timothy. He...
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Fighting Back, a reflection on 2 Maccabees 8:1-20
To confront the Syrian Greeks, Judas Maccabeus and his companions moved through the villages enlisting a Jewish force of about six thousand. They implored the Lord to remember the evils done and to do something about it. The wrath of God had turned to mercy...
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