Jesus once asked his disciples, “Whom do men say that I the Son of man am” (Matt 16:13)? Who was Jesus anyway? Most people of His day viewed Him as some sort of prophet (John
Most of us live hurried lives. We are hard pressed at work, at home, and at church to accomplish more than a twenty-four hour day seems to allow. The demands are overwhelming. In fact, full
I went to church service recently in which a powerful and emotional solo called “I Feel Like Moving On” was sung. The more I listened, however, the more disturbed I became by the emphasis on
“This word is found in Ex. 25:5; 26:14; 35:7, 23; 36:19; 39:34;” “Num. 4:6, etc. The tabernacle was covered with badgers’ skins;” the shoes of women were also made of them (Ezek. 16:10). Our translators seem to have been misled by the similarity in sound “of the Hebrew tachash_ and the Latin _taxus, “a badger.” The” “revisers have correctly substituted “seal skins.” The Arabs of” the Sinaitic peninsula apply the name tucash to the seals and “dugongs which are common in the Red Sea, and the skins of which” are largely used as leather and for sandals. Though the badger “is common in Palestine, and might occur in the wilderness, its” small hide would have been useless as a tent covering. The “dugong, very plentiful in the shallow waters on the shores of” “the Red Sea, is a marine animal from 12 to 30 feet long,” “something between a whale and a seal, never leaving the water,” “but very easily caught. It grazes on seaweed, and is known by” naturalists as Halicore tabernaculi.
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