Tag Archives: Predestination

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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Hidden manna, a new name etc.,

“To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written which no man knoweth saving that receiveth it (Re.2:17).” While we are … Continue reading

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Narrative Mode: going back in time

“…(God) hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ (Eph.1:3).” For anyone who believes the Bible as word of God the following statement should not give any problem. ‘In the beginning God created the heaven and … Continue reading

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Man and Angel

“And he (the angel) measured the wall thereof, an hundred and forty and four cubits according to the measure of a man, that is, of the angel (Re.21:17).” Here we have a scale that can be applied to man as … Continue reading

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Testimony of God: fulness of the Son

“Wherefore he saith, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men (Eph.4:8-11).” St. Paul is referring to the Psalmist (Ps.68:18) who predicted as to the blessing that were to come through the Son … Continue reading

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Genesis: Significance of Birth right

“Now thy two sons, Ephraim and Manasseh,…are mine.”  Ch.48: 5 Jacob before his death blesses Joseph and adopts his two sons as his own. Jacob who had cheated Esau out of his birth right and now he has rightfully come … Continue reading

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Parable of the Two Sons: free will

Predestination is conditional. If God’s promise to Abraham was foreordained, “In thee shall all families of the earth be blessed God ‘ would not have necessitated God to renew the same blessing to the son. He commanded Isaac ‘Go not … Continue reading

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