Which law Paul?

The rabbis claim that oral Torah was also received by Moses from God on Mount Sinai and carries as much authority as the written Torah.  However, this Torah was passed down through the centuries by word of mouthrather than the written word. Eventually this oral material was written down, culminating in the "written oral Torah" called... Continue Reading →

Mark 1:23-34 detailed

Mark 1:23-34 23 And there was in their synagogue* a man with an unclean spirit; and he cried out, (G4864 συναγωγή sunagoge (sïn-a-ğō-ǰee') n. 1. a gathering of persons. 2. (by analogy) a religious meeting or building (of Jews, Jewish Christians, Greeks, or even of Satan). 24 Saying, Let us alone; what have we to do with... Continue Reading →

Mark 1:12-22 detailed

Mark 1:12-22 12 And immediately the spirit driveth* him into the wilderness.  G1544 ἐκβάλλω ekballo (ek-ɓal'-lō) v. to eject. [send away] 13 And he was there in the wilderness forty days, tempted* of Satan; and was with the wild (dangerous, venomous) beasts; and the angels ministered unto him. FORTY:  This number is recognized as an important number... Continue Reading →

Mark 1:5-11 detailed

Mark 1:5-11 5 And there, (people) went out unto him all the land of Judaea, and they of Jerusalem, and were all baptized of him in the river of Jordan, confessing their sins. (1 John 3:4 Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.) The Jordan River is significant... Continue Reading →

Mark 1:1-4 detailed

  1 The beginning* of the gospel** of Jesus Christ, the Son of God; *G746 ἀρχή arche (ar-chee') n. chief (in various applications of order, time, place, or rank). **G2098 εὐαγγέλιον euaggelion (ev-an-ğe'-liy-on) n. the good news: of the kingdom, of God, of the grace of God, of Jesus Anointed, of His Son, of the Anointed... Continue Reading →

the way, the truth, and the life

John 14:6 ~  "Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. Think about these words for just a minute. Can you define them? Does the Bible define them? Psalm 103:7 He made known his ways unto Moses, his acts unto the children of Israel. Psalm 119:1 Blessed... Continue Reading →

one-ness

John 10:30 "I and my Father are one." The only text we have for the gospel of John is in the greek, but, John was most assuredly a Hebrew. In the Hebrew the word 'one' means united. H259 אֶחָד 'echad (ech-awd') adj.  (properly) united So, what does John 1:1 tell us? "In the beginning was the Word, and the... Continue Reading →

Revelation 9:6-9

Revelation 9:6-9 King James Version (KJV) 6 And in those days shall men seek death, and shall not find it; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them. 7 And the shapes of the locusts were like unto horses prepared unto battle; and on their heads were as it were crowns like gold, and their... Continue Reading →

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