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Psalm 46: & the great earthquake of Zechariah 14

28th Jan 2017, hej.

As I was thinking to write this article, having just read Psalm 46 as I do each year on that day, on January 25th a Bible was found untouched after a tornado hit Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

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Walking on the wings of the wind

2nd Oct 2013, hej.

In the light of the findings of science, how literally do we take what the scriptures say about the power of the God of the Bible, Yahweh Elohim (literally He who will become Mighty Ones)? Science at its best is a measurement of observable and repeatable phenomenon wrapped up in explanations which abound in analogy. There is no doubt in the benefit of investigating phenomena of the natural world. The surprising thing is that the more we investigate natural phenomena, the more it fits the explanations recorded over 2000 years ago. ... More

How can two walk together unless they be agreed? Amos 3:3

24th Aug 2013, hej.

The God of Israel is approachable and reasonable. He often speaks directly to his people. The following will seek to understand a passage where he speaks via the prophet Amos which has a few variant translations. ... More

The Greatest Love, John 15:13

17th Apr 2013, hej.

This is my commandment, That you love one another, as I have loved you. Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you. (John 15:12-14) ... More

Head of the corner

20th Jul 2012, mgh.
[22] The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner.
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Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth, Matthew 5:5

5th Mar 2012, mgh.

This quotation deals with two issues, “the meek” and “inheriting the earth”. The Old Testament gives a lot of detail about the qualities that define “meekness”. The first things that come to mind about a meek person are quietness, gentleness and possibly weakness. But the Old Testament is very explicit about the qualities a meek person should have or develop and these are quite surprising. ... More

Mountain of the house of the LORD, Micah 4:1-2

22nd Jan 2012, mgh.

Micah 4 begins a prophecy. It deals with two main themes, the 'last days', and, Zion and Jerusalem. ... More

All things that are written by the prophets shall be accomplished, Luke 18:31

27th Aug 2011, mgh.

These words that were spoken by Y'shua to his disciples, in their context, contain and sum up prophecies that were found in the writings of the Prophets, Moses and the Psalms. ... More

Before Abraham was, I am, John 8:58

12th Aug 2011, hej.

“Before Abraham was, I am” (John 8:58) is one of the passages in scripture that is not easily understood. And it ought not to be easily understood because, in linguistic terms, it is awkward at best. So why did Jesus make a statement that was hard to understand? The context explains why.

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Making himself equal with God, John 5:18

2nd Aug 2011, hej.

The scriptures are clear that Yeshua (Jesus) was sinless, being the perfect servant. Yet those in leadership in Israel had him killed precisely because they saw his growing leadership. They counted the number of followers and saw his remarkable doctrine, so superior to their human based doctrine, as a threat to their power. They developed some curious theology to justify their position. On a few occasions they tried to twist his simple statements of fact so they could accuse him of blasphemy. ... More

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