Darnel and Cockle, Vetch and Tares: That'd Darned Stuff Grows Every Where Jesus in the Weeds
Plowshares into Swords into PlowsharesIsaiah 2, Micah 4, Joel 3 … and they shall beat their swords into plowshares… You are likely familiar with the Biblical passage regarding somebody somewhere "beating their swords into plowshares." We Christians take this expression as prophetic for the time when our Messiah Christ Jesus will again come and usher … Continue reading Plowshares into Swords into Plowshares
Israel the Vine, Wine, Figs, Cedar, Melons, Stick, Branch…Many verses cited in this Bible Bit In this Bible Bit, we will simply show the scripture passages which present Israel as a vine, and as other metaphors of plant growth. Genesis 49:22 22 Joseph [is] a fruitful bough, [even] a fruitful bough by a well; [whose] … Continue reading Israel the Vine, Wine, Figs, Cedar, Melons, Stick, Branch…
The Book of Pslams has 71 selahs and even Habakkuk has three. Thirty-nine of the Pslams have one or more selahs.
David directly asks God questions.
We poke fun of Jeremiah chastising the Jewish wives who have fled to Egypt. Jeremiah 44. Some Jews rely on the Egyptians, not the true God. Jeremiah isn't having it.
Gates or Goats? 2 Kings 23:8 He brought all the priests from the cities of Judah and ruined the high places where the priests had offered sacrifices, from Geba to Beer Sheba. He tore down the high place of the goat idols situated at the entrance of the gate of Joshua, the city official, on … Continue reading Gates or Goats?
Jesus Only Began!Acts 1:1-2 Certainly, O Theophilus, I composed the first discourse about everything that Jesus began to do and to teach, instructing the Apostles, whom he had chosen through the Holy Spirit, even until the day on which he was taken up. (Acts 1:1-2, Catholic Public Domain Version) We note the the wonderful observation … Continue reading Jesus Only Began!
A name may or may not have been dropped in one of the genealogy lists of 1 Chronicles.
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