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
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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