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
“The rendering of a Hebrew word bor, which means a receptacle for” “water conveyed to it; distinguished from beer, which denotes a” place where water rises on the spot (Jer. 2:13; Prov. 5:15; Isa. “36:16), a fountain. Cisterns are frequently mentioned in” Scripture. The scarcity of springs in Palestine made it necessary to collect rain-water in reservoirs and cisterns (Num. 21:22). (See WELL.) “Empty cisterns were sometimes used as prisons (Jer. 38:6; Lam. “3:53; Ps. 40:2; 69:15). The “pit” into which Joseph was cast” (Gen. 37:24) was a beer or dry well. There are numerous remains of ancient cisterns in all parts of Palestine.
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