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“Then Pharoah called for Moses and Aaron, and said, ‘Go sacrifice to your God in the land.’ “And Moses said, “It is not right to do so, for we would be sacrificing the abomination of the Egyptians to the LORD … Continue reading
“You are God’s field” (1 Corinthians 3:9). Paul was writing to “the church of God which is at Corinth” (1 Corinthians 1:2). He referred to them as “God’s field” (1 Corinthians 3:9). Why is the church metaphorically referred to as … Continue reading
The idea of shepherding sheep was familiar to first century Israel. It was a time-consuming, sometimes labor-intensive, sometimes hazardous, serving work. Sheep had to be led (and sometimes carried when injured or too young to keep up), watched (for straying, … Continue reading
“I am the door” (John 10:7, 9). This is figurative language. It attracts attention, and beckons one to look closer in order to understand the point of comparison. The language is of a sheepfold (John 10:1-10 cf. Numbers 32:16; Judges … Continue reading
America has become increasingly urban. The twentieth century dawned with about 40% of the population living in urban areas and 60% living in rural areas; By 1990, it was 75% urban and 25% rural (www.pbs.org/fmc/1population.6.htm). Farmers and farm workers made … Continue reading