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About bennythomas

I am a Dutch citizen. An architect by profession I am married and have six grandchildren. I am still keen on expressing myself and each day is new and an occasion where I might bring out from within something worthwhile.

The Book of Isaiah: Is.45:1-4- “Surname”

Here we get a prophecy which is unusual. It is a Messianic prophecy alright but significance of the verse and symbols used bring the two narrative bodies namely the history of Israel and of the Gentiles as one.  Prophet Isaiah … Continue reading

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The Book of Isaiah-Is.44:23 “Redemption”

“Sing, O ye heavens; for the Lord hath done it: shout, ye lower parts of the earth: break forth into singing, ye mountains, O forest, and every tree therein: for the Lord hath redeemed Jacob, and glorified himself in Israel(v.23)”. When we speak of … Continue reading

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The Book of Isaiah- Is.44:21-28 The Anointed One

In this Holy Week we are celebrating the death and resurrection of our Lord Redeemer. In the present passage from the Book of Isaiah let us first consider the verse: “Thus saith the Lord, thy redeemer, and he that formed thee … Continue reading

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The Book of Isaiah-Is.44:8-20- “God: deconstructed

Dictionary gives two meanings to the word deconstruct. One meaning is in context of analyzing a text into ideas or concepts. Second meaning arises from breaking down an existing object and reassembling the parts not necessarily for the original purpose. … Continue reading

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The Book of Isaiah: Is.44:1-8 “Calling”

Before the worlds began the voice of the Lord was sent out. In the book of Psalms we read of it having a range as waves and billows, “Deep calleth unto deep at the noise of thy waterspouts: all thy … Continue reading

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The Book of Isaiah-Is.43:8-38- “Witnessing The Lord”

How do we witness the Lord? Prophet Isaiah enumerates what the Lord God has been to His people: Savior,Redeemer Your Holy One,Your King, the Lord, and God. There is no place on the earth or under the earth or in … Continue reading

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The Book of Isaiah-Is.43:1-7 “Name of Lord”

In order to understand God’s ways with Israel we only need look at the way the nation tried the patience of God. For instance when Moses sent twelve scouts to reconnoitre the land they brought a false report(Nu.13).”It is a … Continue reading

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