Today’s thought “Be aware of what went on” (August 15) Pro 18:13 He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him. When certain things happen in daily life we should be aware how and why it happened and why certain people do find it necessary to react. Normally… Read More Today’s thought “Be aware of what went on” (August 15) He that answers a matter before he hears it, it is folly and shame unto him.
The 1st Adam was the beginning of man, the “head”, the first-made. Out of the seed of Adam and Eve all men and women came. “Because of Adam and Eve’s sin, humankind is sinful” is not exactly totally right. Man still has his own free will and has still the same opportunity as Adam and… Read More The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #8 Looking for the 2nd Adam
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
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
The person created out of the man is a special being, which is not at all less than the one made from. Man at his request got a partner from the Divine Creator. Man received a helper and companion. He at first had the lead, being on his own, able to name things, but now… Read More The 1st Adam in the Hebrew Scriptures #4 The Fall
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
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
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