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The Book of Isaiah-Is.9:1-5 “Spiritual Dimness”

“Nevertheless the dimness shall not be such as was in her vexation, when at the first he lightly afflicted the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, and afterward did more grievously afflict her by the way of the … Continue reading

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Baptism of fire Luke. 12:49-50

“I have come to bring fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! But I have a baptism to undergo, and what constraint I am under until it is completed! Do you think I came to … Continue reading

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Mystery of God revealed: Re.1:1-3

What is the mystery of God? It is the word forever settled in heaven (Ps.119:89). Constitution for heaven and earth is the living Word. Its eternal nature works firstly as the Word made flesh. John in his gospel testified, “(He) … Continue reading

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Parables of Jesus: hidden treasure

Matt.13:44 Parable of hidden treasure. Let us compare it with the parable of the tares. Both deal about the kingdom of God but these are to be approached differently. The parable of the tares is seen from the standpoint of … Continue reading

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Parables of Jesus: of leaven

Matt:13:33 Parable of the leaven deals with a domestic scene. Kingdom of heaven is like a woman who took a bit of leaven. Traditionally leaven is cast as a symbol in bad sense. While discussing about immorality St. Paul writes,”Don’t … Continue reading

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Parables of Jesus: mustard seed

Parable of the Mustard Seed Matt.13:31-32; Lk.13:18-19; Mk.4:31-32 This parable clearly sets the significance of the mustard seed. It is like the kingdom of heaven or of God. Jewish background of St Matthew was strongly ingrained in his worldview that … Continue reading

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God’s Covenant with Noah

“I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be a token of a covenant…(Ge.9:13)” One principle we need keep in mind is the principle of similitude. Realities of heaven are transposed to physical realities. The purpose of … Continue reading

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