Posts Categorized: Bible commentary

Deuteronomy 4:15 – Watch Yourselves

When Moses repeated the Word of the Lord to the children of Israel prior to his death and their crossing the Jordan River into Canaan with Joshua at the helm, he gave them severe warnings along with a reminder of who their God was. The Israelites were to heed God’s Word for their own safety…

Deuteronomy 2:34 – No Survivors

The book of Deuteronomy is the second telling of the Law.  Often, what it provides is more detail from the narrative of the previous books that comprise the 5-volume Torah (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy).  We get a good dose of that in the first two chapters and learn some very interesting details about the…

Numbers 35:33 – Blood Pollutes the Land

Some of the final instructions to the Israelites before they crossed the Jordan River into the land of Canaan gave them important principles that we in modern times should have heeded, but did not.  They display the character and intent of God, which ultimately His people ignored, and which we likewise have disdained in the…

Numbers 33:55 – Trouble in the Land

Because of what the Israelites had learned in Egypt over their 400 years of captivity, Yahweh had a deconditioning project to accomplish with them.  They had been in the midst of a pantheon of pagan gods and gotten used to deities whose image they could see.  The verbal history of their people had probably taken…

Awaken Prophecy Update 3-3-21 – Cannibalism

Awaken Bible Prophecy Update 3-3-21 – Cannibalism & More Discussion points: ● Modern Day Cannibalism ● A Nation in Rebellion ● Apostate Pope Goes to Iraq – “Sons of Abraham” prayer service ● Churches Silent as Israel hatred recycled   Sources: ● Modern Day Cannibalism http://www.bitelabs.org/ https://www.technologyreview.com/2021/02/14/1018296/bill-gates-climate-change-beef-trees-microsoft/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBBxWtKKQiA&ab_channel=HeinzelmannHeinz https://www.israel365news.com/161217/new-award-winning-company-promotes-self-cannibalism-resurrecting-self-eating-serpent-god-of-ancient-egypt/ ● A Nation in Rebellion “God’s…

Numbers 31:49 – Not a Man Missing

The sorry incident of the prophet Balaam attempting to curse the Israelites had many consequences.  King Balak of Moab had teamed up with his allies the Midianites to hire Balaam to facilitate the destruction of God’s people.  That method didn’t work, so Balaam suggested another way to achieve the same result.  He counseled that the…

Mark 9:2 – Satan On Notice

As is often the case in Scripture, more is going on behind the scenes in many passages we read than first meets the eye.  This is particularly true of the episode known as The Transfiguration.  The account begins in Mark 9:2 which says: And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and…

Numbers 27:4 – Feminists

There are many misinformed and foolish people who say the Bible is misogynistic.  They characterize God as a woman-hating male supreme being that wants to put women down and keep them in their place (barefoot, pregnant, and in the kitchen?).  In their culturally deluded thinking, they believe that what they imagine is the situation today…

Numbers 25:1-3 – Yoked to Baal

The Israelites had a constant problem.  Despite the presence of Yahweh in many forms, and in their witnessing His awesome majesty, the children of Israel simply couldn’t help themselves.  They seemed to have an irresistible urge to follow any god but the One who actually delivered them from slavery. While in Moabite territory,  the Israelites…

Numbers 22:6 – Balaam’s Attempted Divination

From the very beginning when God interacted with Abram (Abraham), He pronounced a decree with everlasting consequences.  The Childre in Genesis 12:3 specifies an amazing law that is in effect to this day: “I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonors you I will curse, and in you all the families of…