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Following advice he had to have known was against God’s will, Jeroboam made two golden calves and reinvented Israel’s history, saying, “Here are your gods, O Israel, who brought you up out of Egypt.”read more
Angels, spirit messengers from God, feature prominently in Christmas stories and carols. Though angels have names, we know the names of only two, Michael and Gabriel. Most angels remain unnamed so that the focus will be on the message and not on the messenger....read more
After doing a study on Mary, I planned to study the shepherds, but I got high-centered by a verse wedged between the story of Mary and the story of the shepherds. “She wrapped him in strips of cloth and placed him in a manger, because there was no room for him in the...read more
What do we really know about Mary, the mother of Jesus? So much of our image of Mary has been conditioned by the beautiful portraits of medieval artists. But carefully examining the religious, economic, cultural and political circumstances of Mary’s daily life revels quite a different scene.read more
The Morning Star may seem like a strange topic for Advent, but the dictionary defines Advent as two-fold: the first coming of Christ and His second coming.
Bear with me and you will see how the Morning Star ties into Advent.
Simchat Torah is a Jewish holiday which marks the conclusion of the annual cycle of public Torah readings, and the beginning of a new cycle. ‘Simchat’ is derived from the Hebrew word for joy, so Simchat Torah means “rejoicing with the Torah” or “celebration of the...read more
Most Bible scholars agree that the male child is not an individual but a collective image. The most likely candidate for the “male child” is the 144,000. This “child,” born at the beginning of the Tribulation, is sealed by the angel of God in chapter 7 both for protection and for a specific ministry.read more
Revelation chapter 7 calls the 144,000 “the servants of our God.” More about their character is revealed in chapter 14.read more
The 144,000 are mentioned in two chapters of Revelation. There is much misunderstanding about the 144,000, and some cults build their theology around it, but what does the Bible tells us?read more
Historical setting: The prophet Daniel received a vision about a great war, which sent him into mourning for three weeks, followed by a vision of the Son of God Himself. The interpretation of the vision was delayed while the angel Gabriel, who came to give Daniel...read more
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