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October 28, 2016

Returning to Pure Worship

Main Idea and Outline Isaiah 66:1-14   Chapter sixty-six of Isaiah ends a book that was penned over a 46-year prophetic career, bringing the themes to a decisive culmination, as well as answering the many questions that the reader might... Continue Reading →

Interpreting Prophecy

Most understand the word “prophecy” to be another word for prediction. The Hebrew, navi and the Greek prophētēs (prophet), carry the meaning of one who is a proclaimer of God’s message and need not necessarily be foretelling of the future.... Continue Reading →

Interpreting Proverbs

A proverb is a short well-known pithy saying that expresses an obvious truth and often offers advice in a forceful way and is to the point, and frequently with an element of wit. Generally, the proverb will describe somebody or... Continue Reading →

Interpreting Words

Word Meaning: First, I would like to note that the reader of Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek have a small advantage over the reader that only knows English. The reader of the original languages can ascertain what the writer meant to convey by the... Continue Reading →

Interpreting Bible Riddles

A riddle is a puzzle in the form of a question or rhyme that contains clues to its answer, which is puzzling or confusing. The Hebrew word, chidah, means “riddle” or “ambiguous saying.” The Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament... Continue Reading →

Interpreting Figurative Language

Figurative language uses or contains a nonliteral sense of a word or words. The Bible is filled with figurative languages, such as metaphors, simile, parables (lengthy metaphors), and many other figures of speech. The authors draw on created things, plants,... Continue Reading →

Examining the Efforts of the Church in the Last Quarter of the Last Days​

How many hours, days, weeks, years have we spent in our community going house to house and street witnessing, so as to get the feel of the people? Not to boast, but this author has well over 20 years of... Continue Reading →

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