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“Sign of thy Coming…” Mt.24:3

“What shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?” This was a private discourse which the apostles asked Jesus and the answer he gave we shall take as … Continue reading

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Numbers and their significance in the Bible

(This is an excerpt from my book Marginalia, a Concise Guide to the Bible- amended) Numbers: In Bible numbers have many uses. We see it used for rhetorical purposes. ’For three transgressions of Damascus, and for four, I will not … Continue reading

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Parable of the Prodigal Son (Lk.15:11-32)

The Parable of the Prodigal Son is an illustration of God’s long-suffering nature. He gives sinners a long rope upon which some hang themselves while some, like the younger son in the parable came to realize, just the right time … Continue reading

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Marginalia- a concise guide to the Bible

I have completed Marginalia the book at last. Writing the basic ideas in a book form took some three months but it took almost one year before I could say,’I am done with it.’ It has some 75,000 words, with additional Notes … Continue reading

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The Mind of God

Mind of God © How shall we know the Mind of God? Truthfully neither man nor angel can answer except by what is based on the Scripture. It is like a hologram into which the Spirit shines and significance of … Continue reading

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Universal Call- a Parable Explained

Jesus testifies of his Father: ‘…he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. (Mt.5: 47) God as the Creator of heaven and the earth reveals … Continue reading

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God in the Scriptural Narratives

When one speaks of God to those who are altogether on the rebound from their traditional roots one is sure to hear their antipathy for Christianity stems from the manner God comes out in the scriptural narrative. They impute many … Continue reading

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