Tag Archives: God

The Book of Isaiah-Is.49:4- “God shall Be My Strength”

“Then I said, I have labored in vain, I have spent my strength for nought, and in vain: yet surely my judgment is with the Lord, and my work with my God (v.4).” We have been discussing the narrative mode of … Continue reading

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The Annotated Revelation: Ch.17: 1- 4- overview

While St John mentioned the mark of the beast he prefaced it with the line: Here is wisdom. When a Christian is so seized with putting a name to the beast and can come up with preposterous list of names … Continue reading

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The Church at Laodicea

“These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God (v.14)”Unlike the other churches in the Asia Minor mentioned in the Book we have here the Risen Christ in his glory laying emphasis … Continue reading

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Heaven and Earth: Heaven

Here we shall discuss what we make of heaven and what it represents for us. “For so the LORD said unto me, I will take my rest, and I will consider in my dwelling place…(Is.18:4)” From the verse not so … Continue reading

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Birth of two sets of Twins

Pharez and Zarah (Ge.38:11-30) Birth of Judah’s sons from Tamar is very similar, superficially at least, to the birth of Jacob and Esau. Zarah did not catch the heel as Jacob did but having put forth hand withdraws as quickly as … Continue reading

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Divine Will in Fulfillment

‘I and Father are one’, Jesus affirmed Jn.10: 30. He was also with the Father in the beginning Jn.1: 1. In so many instances the Spirit elucidates the unfolding Will of God as coming from the Son in that these … Continue reading

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Representational Typology

“For if the dead rise not, then is not Christ raised (1 Co.15:16).”   Principle of Similitude is the tool of the Spirit to translate the deep things of God in a language we can understand. Thus the body God … Continue reading

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