We see wordplay in Acts 8:11, 13. The crowds see Simon Magus' magic and are amazed. Simon sees Philip's "magic" and is amazed. But is it really in the Greek?
God With Us I Am With You Matthew
God With Us I Am With You MatthewMatthew 1:23 and 28:20 ...and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us....lo, I am with you always, [even] to the end of the world. Amen. (Matt 1:23 and 28:20, Webster's Bible) This one is pretty cool. The book of Matthew begins and … Continue reading God With Us I Am With You Matthew
Jesus Gets Thirsty
Jesus Gets ThirstyJohn 19:28 plus John 4:5-15; Psalm 22:1; Psalm 22:15; Psalm 69:21;Matt 27:46; Mark 15:34; After this, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the scripture might be fulfilled, saith, I thirst. (John 19:28, KJV) This is not supposed to happen to our Jesus the anointed Messiah. He gets thirsty. The man … Continue reading Jesus Gets Thirsty
Christ Caught in a Thicket
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 Box
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 Steals a Donkey
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.
Jesus Ignores Peter but Places Him into Middle Management
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?
Both Boys Get Early Inheritence
In the parable of the Prodigal Son, both older and younger, faithful and foolish, sons receive an early inheritence. So?
Cain, Lamech, & God vs Peter & Jesus
Jesus and Peter with seventy times seven forgiveness reverses God Cain Lamech avenge
Joseph Finds Some Guy in a Field
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