Posts Tagged: ten-commandments

John 11:27: Yes Lord, I Believe

An argument that many of the feminist persuasion make is that the Bible, and by association, all of ancient Israel, was paternalistic and that women were degraded – nothing but chattel – almost on the equivalent of slaves.  In their thinking, the culture that Scripture portrays is rife with offensives because women were housebound and…

Awaken Bible Prophecy Update 5-26-21: Future According to Georgia Guidestones

Awaken Bible Prophecy Update 5-26-21: The Future According to the Georgia Guidestones The Georgia Guidestones are mysterious and “strangely” aligned with the globalist agenda. Most people and groups telegraph their intentions. Unfortunately we have a tendency to not believe people when then they tell us things that don’t fit our preconceived notions. In the case…

Luke 18:19 – Good Person Test

Many people think that because they’re a “good person,” they’ll go to heaven.  Even large numbers in the Christian community believe that’s the way to eternal life.  Of course, if they read the Bible and believed what Jesus and Paul said, they’d know the truth.  In John 3:3, Jesus told Nicodemus: “Truly, truly, I say…

Deuteronomy 27:2-3 – Stones on Mount Ebal

When Yahweh delivered His children Israel from Egypt, He showed them clearly how He was different from every other god.  For four hundred years they had been immersed in a culture that worshiped the creation.  God declared there is One who made all of creation, and they were to lift only His Name on high. …

Deuteronomy 7:14 – Blessed Above All Peoples

The Lord wanted to bless His children Israel.  He told them time and again all that He wanted to do for them.  When they responded positively to His giving them the Ten Commandments, listen to the yearning of Yahweh’s heart in Deuteronomy 5:29: “Oh that they had such a heart as this always, to fear…

Numbers 3:12 – Redemption by Levite

When the Lord redeemed the children of Israel from the fiery furnace of slavery in Egypt, because of the blood He shed of the Egyptian firstborn, the Israelites incurred a debt that had to be paid.  Yahweh informed Moses of this in Exodus 13:1-2 The Lord said to Moses, “Consecrate to me all the firstborn….

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…

Exodus 20:18-21 – Near or Far from God

As God was introducing Himself to the Israelites during the Exile through various encounters, in which Moses was the intermediary, an interesting dynamic comes into focus.  The passage in Exodus 20:18-21 gives us an indication of this interplay: “Now when all the people saw the thunder and the flashes of lightning and the sound of…

Matthew 15:8-9 – Wayward Hearts

The milquetoast Jesus, i.e. the timid and feeble Jesus in the minds of many in the church today, is a figment of their imagination.  He is a Jesus they have conjured up out of the depths of their sin because they don’t want to hear or know the hard teachings He brought.  Better in their…

Matthew 13:42-43- Harvest Time

God will prevail upon this earth.  Sometimes it’s difficult to remember this.  We see wickedness all around us, and as times grow dark, we may experience it personally.  All too often Christians in America think we’ll be shielded from what those in other countries face.  But why should we?  Are we not all brothers and…