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Most of your Bible was written by Civil Rulers, or is about Government.


   At the time of the Exodus, Pharaoh was the governor of Egypt. Moses was the governor of Israel. People often assume that the Bible is all about religion, and not government. The pubic is led to believe that Christians and religious people do not belong in government. That Clergy are not to speak out from the pulpit about political issues.


   Moses was the head of the nation's government. (Aaron was the High Priest and head of the church.)


   Joshua succeeded Moses as governor of Israel.


   The Judges ruled in Israel after Joshua.


Five books of Moses


   Kings and their kingdoms followed the Judges system of government. Saul was the first king and Zedekiah the last. After many wars The King of Babylon conquered the remaining Israelites. 


   The history of these kings and their kingdoms is recorded in your Bible in these four books.


1 Kings
2 Kings
1 Chronicles
2 Chronicles


   These are followed up by four books written by Kings David and Solomon. These four books of your Bible written by these kings are:


The Song Of Solomon


   In the Bible's books of Ezra and Nehemiah we read about the restoration of the Israelite government in Palestine many years later. What was Nehemiah's title? The answer is in the Bible's Book titled Nehemiah.


Nehemiah 5:14 Moreover from the time that I was appointed to be their governor in the land of Judah, from the twentieth year even unto the two and thirtieth year of Artaxerxes the king, that is, twelve years, I and my brethren have not eaten the bread of the governor.

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Question 4: What was Nehemiah's title?

   Governor of Judah under King Artaxerxes.

   Prophet in Israel.

   Temple High Priest.