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“The King’s heart is in the hand of the LORD, Like the rivers of water; He turns it wherever He wishes” (Proverbs 21:1). What does this mean? Does this mean that every action of a king (or country leader) is … Continue reading
Daniel 8 records a vision of Daniel. This vision is said to have occurred in the third year of the reign of Belshazzar (Daniel 8:1). Belshazzar was co-regent with his father Nabonidus (cf. Daniel 5:7, 29). He was the last … Continue reading
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
While there are occasions when godly men and women wept in the Bible, there are also some occasions when they did not. Let’s notice… 1. Aaron and his sons Eleazar and Ithamar, were not to mourn the deaths of Nadab … Continue reading
Herod Antipas, the Tetrarch, who ruled over Galilee and Perea, stayed with his half-brother Philip, on a visit to Rome. While there, he coveted his brother’s wife, Herodias, who was also the brothers’ niece. She also coveted him. She agreed to … Continue reading
Demon possession is mentioned in the Bible. It is mentioned: 8 times in Matthew (4:23-25; 8:16; 8:28-34; 9:32-34; 12:22; 12:43-45; 15:21-28; 17:14-28); 8 times in Mark (1:21-28; 1:32-34; 1:39; 3:10-12; 5:1-20; 7:24-30; 9:14-29; 16:17-20); 9 times in Luke (4:31-36; 4:40-41; … Continue reading
“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
“Seventy weeks are determined… know therefore and understand, from the going forth of the command to restore and build Jerusalem until Messiah the Prince there shall be seven weeks and sixty-two weeks. The street (or open square, footnote in NKJV) … Continue reading
The Jews of Jesus’ day divided the Bible (our Old Covenant) into sections. Sometimes, they used a two-fold division: (1) The Law (Genesis – Deuteronomy) and (2) The Prophets (Joshua – Malachi). This two-fold division is frequently mentioned in the … Continue reading