Category Archives: Scripture

The Song of the Well

The Song of the Well In the book of Numbers (21:17-20) we are told that Israel sang a song about the well that accompanied them in the desert. The Talmud teaches that this song was part of a tri-weekly cycle … Continue reading

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The Servant of Chapter 49

The Servant of Chapter 49   “Listen to me, O islands, and hearken O distant regimes: the Lord summoned me from the belly; He mentioned my name from my mother’s womb. He made my mouth like a sharp sword; in … Continue reading

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Tranquility

Tranquility   “He saw tranquility and it was good and the land that it was pleasant, so he bent his shoulder to bear…” (Genesis 49:15)   Our forefather Jacob describes Issachar as one who saw tranquility as a good thing. … Continue reading

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Genesis 3:15

Genesis 3:15 The Christian sees deep significance in the words: “her seed” referring to Eve. The argument of the missionary is that since we only have reference to the “seed of the woman” and no mention is made of the … Continue reading

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Leviticus 17:11 and the Book of Hebrews

Leviticus 17:11 and the Book of Hebrews   The author of the book of Hebrews presents one of the lynchpins of the Christian missionary campaign in the 9th chapter of his work. In that chapter he states that there is … 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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