The Apocrypha, Lesson 13: 1-2 Maccabees, Pt. 3

Paul and Onesiphorus 2

Recap In 164 BC, with the ouster of Antiochus Epiphanes from Israel, the Israelites began to celebrate a festival every year to remember the dedication, or restoration, of the Temple.  For the one who claimed to be God in human flesh was defeated and proper worship restored. Jesus used His celebration of this feast (John […]