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- Why Did Jesus Tell Mary, "Mine Hour Is Not Yet Come" (John 2:4)?
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Category Archives: Ezekiel
Ezekiel 28:16: Satan? Adam? Who?
I read four Bible verses each day in Hebrew and Greek. Right now, I am in the Book of Ezekiel. I have been reading the Masoretic Text and the Septuagint for that book. I read it on my BibleWorks, which … Continue reading
Ramblings on Reading Different Perspectives
When I was a teenager, I would mostly read one side of an issue. On the rare occasions that I did venture forth to read another side, my mind would be in defensive mode: I would try to refute what … Continue reading
Posted in Asperger's, Bible, Daily Quiet Time, Ezekiel, Life, Religion Tagged john macarthur, Norman Vincent Peale, Robert Schuller 1 Comment
Ramblings on Jeremiah 31:29-30 and People Being Punished for Their Own (Not Their Ancestors’) Sins
I’m reading the Book of Jeremiah for my daily quiet time. Something from Jeremiah 31 jumped out at me. Vv 29-30 say: “In those days they shall say no more, The fathers have eaten a sour grape, and the children’s … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, Daily Quiet Time, Ezekiel, Ezekiel and Monergism, Jeremiah, Religion 1 Comment
Going Out on Your Own
I recently read Numbers 32, in which the tribes of Reuben and Gad prefer to settle in the Transjordan rather than the land of Canaan. They agree, however, to assist the rest of Israel in conquering Canaan. The first time … Continue reading
Posted in Asperger's, Autism, Bible, Church, Daily Quiet Time, Ezekiel, Family, Life, Numbers, Religion, School 2 Comments
John and Realized Eschatology
For my write-up today on Lee Harmon’s John’s Gospel: The Way It Happened, I’ll use as my starting-point something that I wrote in a post a while back, when I was blogging through volume 4 of John Meier’s A Marginal … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, Ezekiel, John's Gospel: The Way It Happened, Lee Harmon, Matthew, Religion, School Tagged Futurist Eschatology, New Jerusalem, New Temple, Paul, Realized Eschatology 1 Comment
Ramblings on Jeremiah 33:14-16 and Prophecy
At church this morning, the pastor preached about Jeremiah 33:14-16, which states (in the King James Version): “(14) Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will perform that good thing which I have promised unto the house of … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, Church, Daily Quiet Time, Deuteronomy, Ezekiel, Jeremiah, Leviticus, Numbers, Religion Tagged establishment of israel, exiles return, jesus first, Religion, return from exile, theology 2 Comments
For my weekly quiet time this week, I will blog about Psalm 85. I think that Psalm 85 was composed after Israelites had returned to the land of Israel from exile. Their captivity was turned, which may mean that it … Continue reading
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Not Just a Belief of the Marginalized
I’m continuing my way through Stephen Cook’s Prophecy and Apocalypticism: The Postexilic Social Setting. In my reading today, Cook does two things: First, he looks at believers in apocalypticism throughout history—Native American and African tribes, Jewish Messianism in Europe, the … Continue reading
Peckham on Zephaniah and Ezekiel (and Their Editors)
For my write-up today of Brian Peckham’s History and Prophecy, I have two items: 1. On page 472, Peckham states that “Zephaniah saw the whole known world being swept away and creation reverting to indiscriminate origins.” But did Zephaniah have … Continue reading
Source: J.J. Collins, “The Sibylline Oracles,” Jewish Writings of the Second Temple Period, ed. Michael E. Stone (Philadelphia: Fortress, 1984) 374. “The assumption of Geffcken and Rzach that the conquest of Mesopotamia could only be prophesied after the fact is … Continue reading