Tag Archives: the Spirit

Annotated Romans-Ro.9:1-3 “Called and justified”

In vv.1-3 we find the idea that runs parallel with the plea of Moses. “I wish that myself were accursed for my brethren’ writes St Paul. Whereas over the golden calf episode Moses had this “Yet now, if thou wilt … Continue reading

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Annotated Romans-Ro.8:14-“back page”

Back page as with invisible controls is not a scriptural term. It is derived from tabloids of old where sensational news is splashed on the front page and the more inconvenient and pedestrian events are often relegated to back pages. … Continue reading

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Meditations-Psalm 119:113-120-“godliness”

Godliness is one way of placing God and man on a single yardstick where both parties simultaneously have separate being but interact on the shared qualities. God is a Spirit but the indwelling Spirit of man makes the interaction work … Continue reading

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The Book of Jonah: 2:2-10-“My Prayer”

And said, I cried by reason of mine affliction unto the Lord, and he heard me; out of the belly of hell cried I, and thou heardest my voice. Compare this with the Psalm 130 ‘Out of the depths De profundis, … Continue reading

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The Book of Jonah-1:17- “Sovereignty of God”

“Now the Lord had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights(v.17)”. Liberal Bible scholars are likely to reject the miraculous element of God preparing a great fish … Continue reading

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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 Book of Isaiah-Is.11:2-5 -” Seven lamps of fire”

Here we shall look at the Spirit of God which is symbolized by seven lamps of burning before the throne of God(Re.4:5). Consider this is a memorial of God indicating divine nature in expression. God is a Spirit so it … Continue reading

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