We live in a culture that is deteriorating partly because of its loss of a moral standard. Since its inception, Christianity has provided a true moral standard by promoting and being committed to the biblical
The entry this week focuses on the trials and afflictions of believers. Often these times turn out to be blessings in disguise. In the very beginning of his epistle, James described his relationship to the
The book of Acts provides biblical source material for challenging congregations to use prayer as a primary ingredient to experience joy in their missions ministries. First, Acts 2:42 reveals that prayer was a vital part
A vessel made of skins for holding wine (Josh. 9:4. 13; 1 Sam. “16:20; Matt. 9:17; Mark 2:22; Luke 5:37, 38), or milk (Judg.” “4:19), or water (Gen. 21:14, 15, 19), or strong drink (Hab.” 2:15). “Earthenware vessels were also similarly used (Jer. 19:1-10; 1 Kings 14:3; Isa. 30:14). In Job 32:19 (comp. Matt. 9:17; Luke “5:37, 38; Mark 2:22) the reference is to a wine-skin ready to” “burst through the fermentation of the wine. “Bottles of wine” in” the Authorized Version of Hos. 7:5 is properly rendered in the “Revised Version by “the heat of wine,” i.e., the fever of wine,” its intoxicating strength. “The clouds are figuratively called the “bottles of heaven” (Job 38:37). A bottle blackened or shrivelled by smoke is referred to in Ps. 119:83 as an image to which the psalmist likens himself.
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