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Meditations: Psalm 2:5-12- “Holy Hill of Zion”

Then shall he speak unto them in his wrath, and vex them in his sore displeasure(v.5). World governments grappling with various issues with no success is an indication of God vexing the men,- technocrats, corporate czars, administrators, Perplexity is not … Continue reading

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A look at the Biblical Poetry-the Psalms-2

“One prominent feature of biblical poetry not found in English poems is that of the “seconding sequence”; that is, a line of Hebrew poetry generally has two parts. The poet’s art allows the relationship between those parts to be crafted … Continue reading

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A look at Biblical Poetry-the Psalms

In two consecutive posts we have been looking at the Biblical poetry: much of it has been composed in Hebrew. Language is of no importance as the subject matter, which is of salvation as gospel. Here we shall merely touch … Continue reading

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A look at Hebrew poetry: Lamentations

“Jeremiah is never specifically mentioned as the author of Lamentations, but it is a reasonable conclusion from both long-standing tradition and great similarity to the book of Jeremiah. It is likely that he wrote this collection of five poems after … Continue reading

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The Book of Jeremiah-Je.10:1-8- “A doctrine of vanities”

God is love. Love is an abstract concept; when the Spirit gives the following verse we know for sure what love can do.  “Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the … Continue reading

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Cities of Refuge

“For he(Abraham) looked for a city…whose builder and maker is God (He.11:10).” Man makes his city of habitation. In the verse quoted here above, we find a city made by God is mentioned. Throughout the Scripture we shall note a … Continue reading

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Narrative Mode in the Bible

“The earth brings fruit of itself, first the blade, then the ear, and then the full grain…Mk.4:28”. Glory of a grain of wheat requires time before its fruition. God’s will to send the Son had to be in fulness of … Continue reading

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