Two Headings Of Eternal Importance

                “For the eyes of men and all the tribes of Israel are on the Lord.”                                                                                                                                                                 Zechariah 9:1b                 Kenneth L. Barker in his commentary on the book of Zechariah in The Expositor’s Bible Commentary (Zondervan, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1985) has a suggestive set of headings with which he outlines the last five chapters… Continue reading Two Headings Of Eternal Importance

The Key Word

                “Then will the eyes of the blind be opened and the ears of the deaf unstopped.  Then will the lame leap like a deer and the mute tongue shout for joy.  Water will gush forth in the wilderness and streams in the desert.”                                                                                                                                                                 Isaiah 35:5-6                 “Then Jesus left the vicinity of Tyre… Continue reading The Key Word

Understanding The Apostle Paul

                “I want you to know, brothers, that the gospel I preached is not something that man made up.  I did not receive it from man, nor was I taught it; rather I received it by revelation from Jesus Christ.”                                                                                                                                                                 Galatians 1:11-12                 William Ramsay, in his Historical Commentary on Galatians, writes regarding the… Continue reading Understanding The Apostle Paul

The Road To The Cross

                “But Peter insisted emphatically, “Even if I have to die with you, I will never disown you.”   And all the others said the same.”                                                                                                                                                                                 Mark 14:31                 ““My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death,” He said to them.  “Stay here and keep watch.””                                                                                                                                                                                 Mark 14:34                 “Then everyone… Continue reading The Road To The Cross

What Time Is It?

                “It was just before the Passover Feast.  Jesus knew that the time had come for Him to leave this world and go to the Father.”                                                                                                                                                                                 John 13:1                 “Father, the time has come.”                                                                                                                                                                                 John 17:1                 In the second half of John’s Gospel has a simple little refrain which crops up from… Continue reading What Time Is It?

When I Heard These Things

                “When I heard these things, I sat down and wept.  For some days I mourned and fasted and prayed before the God of heaven.”                                                                                                                                                                 Nehemiah 1:4                 “O Lord, let your ear be attentive to the prayer of this your servant and to the prayer of your servants who delight in revering your… Continue reading When I Heard These Things

Fulfillment Of Prophesy

                “The day for building your walls will come, the day for extending your boundaries.  In that day people will come to you from Assyria and  the cities of Egypt, even from Egypt to the Euphrates and from sea to sea and from mountain to mountain.  The earth will become desolate because of its inhabitants,… Continue reading Fulfillment Of Prophesy