Shield of God.

Using the pearls of His wisdom and the light of His truth to protect us in this world. Glory to the Father, to the Son and to the Holy Spirit. Amen.

“Cyrus… Shall Perform All My Pleasure”

Mind Renewers

The Bible in the British Museum

I’ve left this series for some time, but since this item is on tour in the United States, and some of my U.S. readers may have an opportunity to see it, I thought I’d give it some attention.

This clay cylinder is one of the most famous items in the British Museum, and has a very interesting story to tell as we look at Biblical history.  It gives important historical background to several Biblical passages, including those that describe the fall of Babylon to the Medes and the Persians, and the return of the Jews from captivity by the permission of Cyrus, the Persian emperor.

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