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
“(1.) Chald. attun, a large furnace with a wide open mouth, at” “the top of which materials were cast in (Dan. 3:22, 23; comp.” “Jer. 29:22). This furnace would be in constant requisition, for” “the Babylonians disposed of their dead by cremation, as did also” the Accadians who invaded Mesopotamia. “(2.) Heb. kibshan, a smelting furnace (Gen. 19:28), also a lime-kiln (Isa. 33:12; Amos 2:1). “(3.) Heb. kur, a refining furnace (Prov. 17:3; 27:21; Ezek. 22:18). “(4.) Heb. alil, a crucible; only used in Ps. 12:6. “(5.) Heb. tannur, oven for baking bread (Gen. 15:17; Isa. 31:9; “Neh. 3:11). It was a large pot, narrowing towards the top. When” “it was heated by a fire made within, the dough was spread over” “the heated surface, and thus was baked. “A smoking furnace and a” “burning lamp” (Gen. 15:17), the symbol of the presence of the” “Almighty, passed between the divided pieces of Abraham’s” sacrifice in ratification of the covenant God made with him. (See OVEN.) “(6.) Gr. kamnos, a furnace, kiln, or oven (Matt. 13:42, 50; Rev. 1:15; 9:2).
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