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Six Woes (Isaiah 5)
The house of Israel (Judah) was the LORD’s vineyard (Isaiah 5:1-7). The nation was to bring forth good grapes, but instead it brought forth wild grapes (Isaiah 5:2). It is in this context, six woes are pronounced. Let’s notice… 1. … Continue reading
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“Do not learn the way of the Gentiles… for the customs of the people are futile; For one cuts a tree from the forest, the work of the hands of the workman with the ax. They decorate it with silver … Continue reading
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Thoughts From The Prophets: Seek The LORD, Righteousness, and Humility
“Seek the LORD, all you meek of the earth, who have upheld His justice. Seek righteousness, seek humility. It may be that you will be hidden in the day of the LORD’s anger” (Zephaniah 2:3). Judgement was coming on the … Continue reading
Posted in Dedication, Humility, Judgment, prophets, Repentance, Textual study Tagged apostacy, complacency, corrupt leaders, darrell conley, garland elkins, homer hailey, idolatry, power lectures, seceit, seek humility, seek righteousness, seek the Lord, thomas b. warren, thoughts from the Prophets:, trust in wrong things, violence, why judgement, Zephaniah 2:3 Leave a comment
Thoughts From The Prophets: Keep Silence Before Him
“But the LORD is in His holy temple. Let all the earth keep silence before Him” (Habakkuk 2:20). The context concerns idols. The previous two verses read, “What profit is the image, that its maker should carve it, the molded … Continue reading
Posted in prophets, Textual study Tagged esv study bible, garland elkins, Habakkuk 2:20, homer hailey, idolatry, let all keep silent before him, power lectures, prayer v bible reading, respect, song : the lord is in his holy temple by william j. kirkpatrick, stephen wiggins, the lord is in his holy temple, thomas b. warren, thoughts from the Prophets: Leave a comment
Why Was God Displeased at Babel?
The events at Babel (Genesis 11:1-9) occurred not long after the Flood. If the division of the earth in the days of Peleg (Genesis 10:25) refers to the events at Babel (and I think that it does), then the events at … Continue reading
Posted in josephus, pride, Textual study, Tongue Tagged adam clark, Babel, chronology, curtis cates, disobedience, flood, Genesis 11, idolatry, josephus, Keith Mosher, Peleg, pride, rebellion, shinar, targum, ziggurats, zikkurate Leave a comment
Questions About The Exodus
“He sent Moses His servant and Aaron whom he had chosen. They performed His signs among them, and wonders in the land of Ham . . . He also brought them out with silver and gold . . . Egypt … Continue reading
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Thoughts From The Prophets: A Cake Unturned
“Ephraim has mixed himself among the peoples; Ephraim is a cake unturned” (Hosea 7:8). Some believe that this refers to Israel’s idolatry. Homer Hailey commented, “’A cake not turned,’ burnt on one side and uncooked on the other, fit for … Continue reading →