Today’s Thought ” … the earth will be shaken” (May 23) What place is named in the first and last books of the Bible – and in many in between? Yes, it’s Babylon, yet you may not recognize that it occurs in Genesis because it is translated in its Hebrew form of Babel. The account… Read More Today’s Thought ” … the earth will be shaken” (May 23)
Today’s Thought “The people … in darkness have seen a great light” (May 19) What darkness covers our world today! Nearly all have given up looking for light; they have come to the conclusion that this life is all there is. They have come believe that they are the highest form of the animals, that… Read More Today’s Thought “The people … in darkness have seen a great light” (May 19)
Prophecy concerning Babylon In the days of the prophets of Israel (850-560 BC approximately) two great military powers arose in the territory around the Euphrates and the Tigris rivers, now known as Iraq. The earlier was the Empire of Assyria, with Nineveh as its capital. During two centuries the Assyrians carried out invasions of the… Read More Prophecy concerning Babylon and Israel
To whom does prophecy belong? With the Book of books the Bible we have a most remarkable book in our hands. Its account of the origin of evil; its unparalleled record of God’s dealings with the nation of Israel; its searching message through their prophets; its “good news” proclaimed by Jesus Christ and his apostles;… Read More Who has the power of prophecy?
We have come in a season of which people say it is “The Time of the year‘. One of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions, “the regular sequence of the seasons” is also called “Time of the year“, but in this instance people do… Read More A season for truth and peace
The Anointed begotten Son of God 10. Promised Prophet and Saviour There are many references in the Old Testament to Jesus in the types and in the prophecies of the messiah. In the Old Testament the people were told that the Messiah would be both a great king who would reign forever and would suffer… Read More Jesus begotten Son of God #4 Promised Prophet and Saviour
Isaiah prophet and messenger of God Isaiah, (Hebrew Yesha’yahu, “God is salvation”) (8th century BC, Jerusalem, ancient Israel), the largest and probably the most universally cherished of the Old Testaments prophetical books. The biblical Book of Isaiah is named after him but only some of the first 39 chapters are attributed to him. Isaiah was… Read More Isaiah prophet and messenger of God
Isaiah bringer of good tidings of the Gospel How welcome is the bringer of happiness which comes running over the mountains, the one which brings peace announcements and good news [`gospel’], which announces rescue and says against Sion: `Your God is king! “How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good… Read More Proclaiming shalom, bringing good news of good things, announcing salvation