Tying the Testaments together

Acts 3:17-23  “And now, brethren, I wot that through ignorance ye did it, as did also your rulers.  But those things, which God before had shewed by the mouth of all his prophets, that Christ should suffer, he hath so fulfilled. Repent ye therefore, and be converted*, that your sins may be blotted out, when... Continue Reading →

Human Ages and Earth Ages

When we look at the creation story we can see that Adam and Eve were capable of producing offspring from the very beginning. This means that they would have been created with some sort of age assigned to them. We can give that age a number,  it may have been 13 or 14, just old... Continue Reading →

Wheat and Tares

The Parable of the Wheat and Tares Revisited The intricacies of this parable are lost upon the Western mind, especially those born after weed killer. I would like to share what I have learned while studying for a Theology degree. You won't hear this from your preacher for reasons you will soon learn. Please re-read... Continue Reading →

Matthew Chapter 3

Matthew 3  (KJV) 3 In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea, 2 And saying, Repent ye:(to reconsider and relent) for the kingdom (rule/ruler, realm) of heaven is at hand.(to make near, approach) 3 For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Esaias, saying, The voice of... Continue Reading →

Ziggurat

ZIGGURAT : an ancient Mesopotamian temple tower consisting of a lofty pyramidal structure built in successive stages with outside staircases and a shrine (altar) at the top. In ancient times the people built these enormous structures to house supplies, as our history teachers told us and yet that seemed like only part of it. Religion... Continue Reading →

Mr MIA

This goes out to the few, but mighty, that follow this blog post. I realize that my posts have been rather sporadic as of late. I can only beg for your forgiveness as I have allowed events in my life to supersede my writing. My wife was recently diagnosed with cancer and we have undergone... Continue Reading →

Mark Chapter 2

2 And again he entered into Capernaum after some days; and it was noised (announced) that he was in the house.(tabernacle) 2 And straightway many were gathered together, insomuch that there was no room to receive them, no, not so much as about the door: and he preached (to declare one’s mind and disclose one’s thoughts) the... Continue Reading →

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 →

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