Christ Caught in a ThicketGenesis 22:13; Matt 27:29; Mark 15:17; John 19:2-5; Abraham looked up, and there he saw a ram caught by its horns in a thicket. So he went and took the ram and offered it as a sacrifice instead of his son. (Gen 22:13, NEB)They dressed him up in purple, twisted some … Continue reading Christ Caught in a Thicket
Angels With Wings Sitting on a BoxExodus 25:1-22; 1 Kings 6:14-28; 1 Kings 8:8-11; 2 Chronicles 3:3-14; 2 Chronicles 5:1-10; Leviticus 16; and then Matthew 28:1-7; Mark 16:1-8; Luke 24:1-12; John 20:1-18; Hebrews 9 This Bible Bit will present to you a variety of Old Testament scripture describing the Israelite Tabernacle, the Jewish temple, and … Continue reading Angels With Wings Sitting on a Box
Jesus sends his disciples to requisition a donkey for his ride into Jerusalem. There is some confusion in the gospels regarding the return, or not, of that animal. We look at Matthew 21:3 and Mark 11:3.
A close look at Jesus' reply to Peter during the discourse on the obedient slave. And is Peter a regular ol' slave or some special slave?
In the parable of the Prodigal Son, both older and younger, faithful and foolish, sons receive an early inheritence. So?
Jesus and Peter with seventy times seven forgiveness reverses God Cain Lamech avenge
Joseph Finds Some Guy in a FieldGenesis 37:15 ..when Joseph arrived in Shechem, a man found him wandering in the field… (from Gen 37:14-15, Berean) Here is the Berean Bible's translation of Joseph's search for his brothers: Genesis 37:12-17Some time later, Joseph’s brothers had gone to pasture their father’s flocks near Shechem. 13 Israel said … Continue reading Joseph Finds Some Guy in a Field
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…