Category Archives: Alexander

Daniel’s Prophecies

Daniel’s Prophecies My study of Alexander the Great required my understanding of the book of Daniel. Daniel’s description of the four empires includes Alexander’s as the third. Dan 2:36-40 “This was the dream, and now we will interpret it to … Continue reading

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How and Why did Israel Refuse the Grecian Spirit?

The Grecian spirit created a divide in Jewish society that eventually gave us the Sadducees and the Pharisees. The Sadducees represented the priesthood and the preeminence of the temple and its accompanying sacrifices. They tended to be wealthier and to … Continue reading

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Alexander Unleashes the Grecian Spirit

How do you describe anything in the spirit? Jesus complained that we couldn’t understand “love one another” how could He begin to have us understand heavenly things. He described the things of the spirit like wind that we cannot see, yet we … Continue reading

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Because of Alexander

Alexander beats Darius at Arbela to become the new ruler of the Medo-Persian empire that had overshadowed the Greek civilization up onto this point in time. Alexander takes the playbook from Cyrus who overturned the Babylonian empire in allowing each region, city … Continue reading

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Alexander Visits Jerusalem?

The Jewish historian Josephus tells us that Alexander took time out from the sieges of Tyre and Gaza to visit the temple at Jerusalem. Here he is shown the manuscripts written by Daniel so many years before. Sitting here today … Continue reading

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Alexander Needs to Know

In conquering Egypt Alexander becomes the new Pharoah, their god, but he has some questions that cannot be answered with a title that says he is a god. His mother has planted a seed in his soul that will not … Continue reading

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The Alexander Difference

Nebuchadnezzar besieged Tyre for 13 years finally gaining a victory through negotiation. Alexander shows up on the scene following his victory over Darius wanting tribute and he wants to offer sacrifice to Heracles, violating some ritual of the Tyranians; thus … Continue reading

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