Posts Categorized: Bible commentary

Leviticus 27:28-29 – Surely Be Put To Death

Leviticus brings us God’s holy laws for the Israelites.  When they obeyed His laws and walked in the ways that He commanded, He promised His people great blessings.  If they turned from God to follow other gods and chose to live as they wanted, God made it abundantly clear that He would punish them with…

Mark 1:34 – Demonic Origins

The question arises, “Where did demons come from?”  In reading the Bible, there seems to be no origin for these nasty beings; all of a sudden they appear to do Satan’s bidding and torment mankind.  The reality is that there is a clear and rational explanation, but it all has to do with interpreting Scripture…

Mark 1:4 – Baptism of Repentance

Do you know what has largely been lost in these ending days of the Church Age?  Do you understand why so many are falling away and churches becoming apostate?  There’s a very simple answer. One message was preached from the beginning of the Gospels that was a necessary requirement for entering the Kingdom of Heaven. …

Leviticus 20:26 – Holy To the Lord

One of the commands that God has consistently given to His people, whether Israelites or Christ-followers, is for us to remain apart from those who are unbelievers.  This command is captured in Leviticus 20:26 where Yahweh instructs: “You shall be holy to me, for I the Lord am holy and have separated you from the…

Leviticus 18:22 – Abomination

In this day and age, this essay cannot be written and the words spoken, otherwise, the wrath of the woke crowd is aroused.  Too bad.  Let’s talk about what the Bible says about depravity. Leviticus 18 is a forbidden chapter by anyone who desires to live according to the gospel of self and not the…

Leviticus 16:8 – For Azazel

For those of you who read Leviticus closely, you may have wondered about the passage we’ll discuss today.  Leviticus 16:8 (ESV) reports the Lord commanding Moses: And Aaron shall cast lots over the two goats, one lot for the Lord and the other lot for Azazel. “But wait,” you say, “my Bible (i.e. NIV, KJV,…

Matthew 26:59 – Seeking False Testimony

Can you imagine the animosity the religious leaders had against Jesus?  One could definitively say that His Words certainly didn’t tickle their itching ears.  Quite the opposite.  Every Word Jesus uttered must have grated on them and aroused their sensibilities against Him.  To relate these hateful thoughts and feelings to current events, think about how…

Leviticus 13:2 – A Case of Leprous Disease

From our western cultural perspective, it’s difficult to read many passages in Leviticus and come away with much understanding.  They apply to a time and place that is foreign to us.  So, our eyes glaze over and we skim our daily reading, hoping the next day’s chapter will pertain to us.  Leprosy?  Who gets that…

Matthew 26:8 – They Were Indignant

On first reading, in suggesting the connection I propose in this commentary, you may say, “What?”  But, hear me out.  What if the original fall of the sons of God (bene Elohim) foreshadowed the indignation of the disciples when the woman anointed Jesus with oil and the subsequent action by Judas? The first rebel was…

Matthew 25:40 – As You Did

We know that from the time of Jesus, the only way to eternal life is through Him (John 3:16).  Believers who have died and risen, and those alive and translated in the Rapture, will all be justified by grace through Jesus for their works in Christ at His mercy seat (Hebrews 9:5; Romans 3:24-25).  Their…