Monthly Archives: January 2013

Truth and Repentance – Psalm 51:7

Truth and Repentance – Psalm 51:7 One of the opening statements in the Jewish daily liturgy is more of an admonition than a prayer. It reads as follows: “A person should always be reverential of heaven in private and in … Continue reading

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Annelise on the Messianic Hope

Annelise on the Messianic Hope Throughout Tanach, David is described as being devoted to God (as a creation, and therefore as a worshipper), and keeping His laws and decrees. A lot of these descriptions come in the context of God … Continue reading

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Song of Solomon 5:16 vs. Three Masters of Persuasion

Song of Solomon 5:16 vs. Three Masters of Persuasion The heart of Israel is bound up in a covenant relationship with the One Creator of heaven and earth. Throughout the Scripture this relationship is compared to a marriage. How can … Continue reading

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The King’s Musician – Tactics of Persuasion

The King’s Musician – Tactics of Persuasion The prophets of Israel painted a future of light. They described a world in which war is a forgotten concept (Isaiah 2:4). They talked of a world in which all of mankind enjoys … Continue reading

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Annelise on Idolatry – Deuteronomy 17:3

Idolatry is a very strong term, and because many  Christians are so sensitive not to give their worship to anyone or anything but  God Himself, it can seem like a jarring an unfair label. A lot of Christians  therefore believe … Continue reading

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The Applicant with 353 References

The Applicant with 353 References “Of Whom Speaketh the Prophet?” Imagine that it is your responsibility to hire a person to fill a critical position in a department that is essential for the welfare of your nation. A particular candidate … Continue reading

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Daniel 9:24 – 27

Daniel 9:24 – 27 “Seventy weeks have been decreed upon your people and upon your holy city to end the transgression, and to complete iniquity, and to expiate sin, and to bring everlasting righteousness, and to seal vision and prophet, … Continue reading

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Zechariah 6:9-15

Zechariah 6:9-15 “And the word of the Lord came to me saying, take from the exiles, from Heldai, from Tobijah, and from Jedaia, come on that same day, and enter the house of Josiah the son of Zephaniah who have … Continue reading

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Isaiah 53

Isaiah 53 1.            The identity of the servant and the anti-Semitism of the Christian scriptures Christian missionaries seem to be impressed by the fact that many people immediately associate this scriptural passage with the person of Jesus from Nazareth. Let … Continue reading

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Psalm 22

Psalm 22 Missionaries points to Psalm 22 as a key Messianic prophecy. The individual described in this passage suffers grievously and is ultimately saved by God. The salvation of this individual is then to be related in the assembly of … Continue reading

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