Category Archives: Biblical History

Mysteries Of The Bible: Who Are The Nethinim?

Earlier today, as I write this, I received a message with a question from a loyal reader of mine:  “Hi, any chance you might be interested in doing a post on the Nathanim … I mean the Nethinim (Ezra 8:20)? … Continue reading

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On Priesthood And Authority

As someone who has written quite a bit about the role of a priest and how it relates to believers [1], one of the more fascinating aspects of priesthood one has to wrestle with is the question of the priesthood … Continue reading

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Prologue: The Starting Point: Part One

Before addressing the subject of biblical meditation, it is worthwhile to examine where we stand with God before conversion.  Believers seek unity with God (and others), something we will discuss in far more detail later on, but we do not … Continue reading

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Zechariah 12:10-14: And The Family Of The House Of Nathan By Itself

This past Sabbath I was having a conversation with a few brethren and one of the party asked about a particular obscure passage found in Zechariah 12:10-14:  ““And I will pour on the house of David and on the inhabitants … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Most Important Stories Of The Bible

The Most Important Stories Of The Bible, by Christopher D. Hudson and Stan Campbell [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Any time a book of less than … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Jesus Who Surprises

The Jesus Who Surprises:  Opening Our Eyes To His Presence In All Of Life And Scripture, by Dee Brestin [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Multnomah/Waterbrook Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This is a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Here I Am

Here I Am:  Responding When God Calls Your Name, by Brittany Rust [Note:  This book was received free of charge by Chosen Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book comes with a worthwhile title that is the … Continue reading

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On The Interpretation Of James 4:17

One of my loyal readers asked me a question about the interpretation of James 4:17, a verse I have addressed a couple of times before [1], and I thought the question of the verse’s translation and interpretation was a worthwhile … Continue reading

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It’s A Small World After All

Recently I was having dinner with some brethren in this congregation and, as is sometimes the case, I received a request to speak about a particular topic that one of the people at dinner was interested in, namely the connections … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On Cessationism

As a result of reading a lot of literature from other religious traditions than my own, I have become aware of various doctrinal disputes that exist in other religious traditions apart from my own, and among these various disputes is … Continue reading

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