Shame some people made their good choice just a few years before their death

Lots of people wait and wait before making a decision. Concerning the choice of faith many procrastinate. They want to postpone their decision to which faith they want to belong, because they consider it not so important or not necessary to show others soon enough their choice for some faith. After having prorogued for some… Read More Shame some people made their good choice just a few years before their death

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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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the Bible – God’s guide for life #7 Case example – King Josiah #2 Lessons from Josiah’s experience

lessons from Josiah’s experience God’s words are life changing, but if we do not read them and act on them as Josiah did, they may as well be hidden away from us. A neglected Bible is about as useful as a lost one. Josiah only had the ‘Book of the Law’, possibly Genesis to Deuteronomy… Read More the Bible – God’s guide for life #7 Case example – King Josiah #2 Lessons from Josiah’s experience

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Sheol, Sheool, Sjeool, Hades, Hell, Grave, Tomb, Sepulchre

Sheol (“Sheool”, “Sjeool”), Hades Under the tags “graf” = “grave, tomb, sepulchre” you will find links to articles about the place to put away, stow away or store dead bodies, corpses or  cadavers. Under those words you shall be able to find more information about those “opbergplaatsen or “opbergruimten” storage areas/rooms or vaults as well… Read More Sheol, Sheool, Sjeool, Hades, Hell, Grave, Tomb, Sepulchre

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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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