Luke, in Luke 2:36-38, paints a brief biographical sketch of a woman named Anna and shows the important role she played in identifying the Redeemer. Is Anna an anomaly?
In Ezra 3:8-13, the first group of returning exiles lay the foundation of the temple in Jerusalem. This requires preparation and dedication. It should be an event to celebrate, but it’s clear that something is wrong when the older men begin weeping.
A fictional account of Daniel’s childhood, where he witnesses the renewal of the covenant and decides to follow the Lord.