Monthly Archives: January 2018

Significance of Sacrifice (Ge.15:9-14)

Significance of sacrifice is not in the things sacrificed but for what. It sets a basis between God and man. Noah offered burnt offerings on the altar during which Noah stood between the members of the family and God to … Continue reading

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Sacrifice of Abraham: Ram or Lamb of God?

“And it came to pass…that God did tempt Abraham”(Ge.22:1-19). In demanding Abraham to sacrifice Isaac we have a passage, which at the surface sounds very contradictory. God does not tempt man of which we have this verse, “Let no man … Continue reading

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Judgment of God

Wherever we read of God judging whether it be of the old world or the cities of the plains his judgments are partial. Noah and his family, altogether 8 souls were spared from the flood. “But the heavens and the … Continue reading

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Shadow and Substance

  “Whoso sheddeth a man’s blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man (Ge.9:6).” “It was therefore necessary that the patterns of things in the heavens should be purified with hands, … Continue reading

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Sacrifice of Noah

“And the Lord smelled a sweet savour;…. (Ge.8:21)” Here we are reading the divine response to Noah after he had built an altar unto the Lord and offered burnt offerings on it. The Spirit does not record any burnt offering … Continue reading

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Noah and his curse

“And Noah awoke from his wine, and knew what his younger son had done unto him/And he said, ‘Cursed be Canaan…(Ge.924-25) Noah was drunk and he lay uncovered in his tent. What is wine in the lexicon of the Spirit? … Continue reading

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Symbols: inverted symbolism

Inverted symbolism explains where persons or things are used in illustrating a spiritual truth under the Old Covenant, which when sustained to the end shall throw light on what went before. In order to illustrate let us consider two dreams … Continue reading

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Genesis: Noah, the Husbandman

“And Noah began to be an husbandman, and he planted a vineyard (Ge.9:20).” While discussing the symbolism in the Book of Genesis we dealt with the butterfly effect in an earlier instance. We shall consider the vine and husbandry associated … Continue reading

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Genesis: Noah

“But Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord (vs.8)” Noah is a forerunner of Jesus Christ signifying his Messiah aspect. In order to understand his role in the whole narrative we need to look at the ark, which … Continue reading

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Genesis Study: the Tower of Babel

  Thy  Word forever settled in the heaven (Ps.119:89) is the Constitution of God. It applies to His demesne. The heaven is his throne and the earth is foot stool. Wherever God passed judgment it has been to purge the … Continue reading

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