The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #7 Promise and solution

We have seen how God created out of the chaos and ordered universe in which He placed carnal creatures. In His Kingdom He had His Royal Garden where He placed human beings with a free will. Jehovah the divine Maker God set out to create a perfect creation but alas the very workmanship of His… Read More The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #7 Promise and solution

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The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #6 Curse and solution

From the chaos God had ordered everything. First the planets, than all living creatures and then human creatures or beings we call “human“, “male and female he created them.” (Genesis 1:27).  God gave this couple (male and female) a mandate to reign over all other creatures (see Genesis 1:28) thus placing them above all other… Read More The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #6 Curse and solution

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The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #5 Temptation, assault and curse

After the choice Adam and Eve made to go against the Will of God, eating of the fruit of the Tree of knowledge of good and evil, God came to deal with three parties in the fall of mankind: Adam, Eve and the serpent. An alleged fourth – the devil – is not mentioned in… Read More The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #5 Temptation, assault and curse

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Thought for September 8 Weak but standing strong in the ground swell

Philippians 4:1-9 The Scriptures 1998+  (1)  So then, my brothers, beloved and longed-for, my joy and crown, stand firm in the Master, beloved.  (2)  I appeal to Euodia and I appeal to Suntuche to be of the same mind in the Master.  (3)  And I also ask you, true companion, help these women who laboured… Read More Thought for September 8 Weak but standing strong in the ground swell

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Trusting, Faith, Calling and Ascribing to Jehovah #15 Exposition before the Creator

Exposition before the Creator Our prayer life leaves us entirely exposed before that Creator whose name is to be hallowed. We reverence His name, ask for him to come, plead for help physically, and acknowledge our desperate inadequacies. We should be hoping that Jehovah God reveals Himself to us so that we get to know… Read More Trusting, Faith, Calling and Ascribing to Jehovah #15 Exposition before the Creator

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Fragments from the Book of Job #3: chapters 21-26

Job and his friends agreed that God is omnipotent, omniscient, has all the wisdom and strength, is just, and perfectly good. They could bring forwards that an omniscient being knows every way in which evils can come into existence and has  the power to prevent that evil from coming into existence. God can just say… Read More Fragments from the Book of Job #3: chapters 21-26

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Fragments from the Book of Job #2: chapters 12-20

Etymologically the name Job could be related to the Hebrew word for “enemy,” with reference to either Job’s attitude to God or his response to suffering. The name might also be a contracted form of “Where is my father?” In Fragments from the Book of Job #1: chapters 1-12 we could find the blameless and upright… Read More Fragments from the Book of Job #2: chapters 12-20

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Fragments from the Book of Job #1: chapters 1-12

Fragments from the story of Job or Jobab (Job 42:17) and its numerous exegeses attempting to address the problem of evil. (Highlights ours, in purpose for the study on suffering and Gods hand in it. But please take your translation at hand and read the full chapters.) Brenton Translation 1851 by Lancelot Brenton Job Chapters… Read More Fragments from the Book of Job #1: chapters 1-12

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