Tag Archives: Bible History

Teachings of Jesus — John 7:25-53

We know that Luke managed to ferret out the details of Jesus’ birth and some outline of His early years. His gospel reflects this dramatic tale of birth in His ancestral home of Bethlehem, as a descendent of King David. … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — John 4:27-42

Continuing the same scene from our previous lesson, the Twelve came back out to Jacob’s Well while Jesus was still speaking with the woman. While they wondered about this highly unlikely scene, they kept their silence. She left her water … Continue reading

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Treasures in a Far Country

Ancient Israel was an agrarian tribal society living in what we now call the Levant. The Law of Moses was specifically suited to that people, that time, that place. The New Testament pointedly says we are not obliged to copy … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — Luke 19:11-27

It seems a significant number of folks don’t notice how the parable connects to the preface. Jesus was trying to help His disciples see that the He was not planning on instigating a regime change any time soon. In this … Continue reading

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Boundaries with Women

There are women who don’t demand control. I’ve gotten more than one response to my post on the Bitch Goddess. The post was aimed at the Satanic corruption of womanhood, not womanhood itself. The Lord made woman from the same … Continue reading

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A Little Background: Joseph in Egypt

As you may know, the Nile River Basin is Egypt; the open desert on either side is mostly empty of life, and certainly never saw much human life. In ancient times this was more so the case. Today’s modern Cairo … Continue reading

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Some OT Background Stuff

Note: WordPress tells me today is my tenth anniversary on this blog. Ref: Genesis 25-28 — I was discussing Genesis with a friend this week and remembered some background stuff that confuses most people about the Patriarchs — Abraham, Isaac … Continue reading

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