Category Archives: Rabbinics

I Chronicles 12

In I Chronicles 12, Israel comes to David while he is in Ziklag to support him.  David is still on the run from King Saul of Israel.  I have four thoughts about this chapter.  In this post, I will use … Continue reading

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I Chronicles 11

I have four items for my blog post today about I Chronicles 11.  I will follow that with some reflections. 1.  In I Chronicles 11, David captures Jerusalem from the Jebusites.  The notes in the Jewish Study Bible (written by … Continue reading

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I Chronicles 9

I came across a couple of interesting Jewish interpretations in my study of I Chronicles 9.  Here are two items. 1.  I Chronicles 9:2 states: “Now the first inhabitants that dwelt in their possessions in their cities were, the Israelites, … Continue reading

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I Chronicles 7

This week, I will write about I Chronicles 7 for my weekly quiet time blog post. I Chronicles 7 contains puzzling details.  I Chronicles 7:14 says that Manasseh had an Aramean concubine.  How could this be the case, if Manasseh … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Moses in the Fourth Gospel

T. Francis Glasson.  Moses in the Fourth Gospel.  London: SCM Press, 1963. I read about this book in another book that I was reading and thought that it looked interesting.  I checked it out on Amazon and saw that Dove … Continue reading

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I Chronicles 3

I have two items for my blog post today about I Chronicles 3: 1.  V 3 states that David had Ithream “by Eglah his wife” (KJV).  This stood out to me because the chapter mentions other women by whom David … Continue reading

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I Chronicles 1

I started I Chronicles for my weekly quiet time!  To read I Chronicles 1, see here.  I have two items for my write-up on I Chronicles 1. 1.  Something that the reader will note about I Chronicles is that it … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: All You Want to Know About Hell, by Steve Gregg

Steve Gregg.  All You Want to Know About Hell: Three Christian Views of God’s Final Solution to the Problem of Sin.  Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2013. This book is about three Christian views about hell.  The first is the Traditionalist view … Continue reading

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Psalm 120

We’re in Psalm 120, after completing the lengthy Psalm 119.  Psalm 120 is the first of the songs of degrees, or, in Hebrew, the shir ha–ma-aloth.  The Psalmist in Psalm 120 is asking God for deliverance from his belligerent persecutors. … Continue reading

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Review of the Apologetics of West and Littleton (and Rogers)

I’ve said a couple of times that I would do a write-up about the Christian apologetic works of Gilbert West and George Littleton (see my posts here and here).  Gilbert West was an eighteenth century thinker who attempted to disprove … Continue reading

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