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
Grain. (1.) The son of Bela and grandson of Benjamin (1 Chr. “8:3, 5, 7).” “(2.) The father of Ehud the judge (Judg. 3:15). “(3.) The father of Shimei, who so grossly abused David (2 Sam. “16:5; 19:16, 18).”
“A bean, probably of the carob tree, the smallest weight, and” “also the smallest piece of money, among the Hebrews, equal to” the twentieth part of a shekel (Ex. 30:13; Lev. 27:25; Num. 3:47). This word came into use in the same way as our word “grain, from a grain of wheat.”
“A region; lodging-place, a very ancient town and district in the” “south border of Palestine, which was ruled over by a king named” “Abimelech (Gen. 10:19; 20:1, 2). Abraham sojourned here, and” perhaps Isaac was born in this place. Both of these patriarchs “were guilty of the sin of here denying their wives, and both of” them entered into a treaty with the king before they departed to Beersheba (21:23-34; 26). It seems to have been a rich pastoral “country (2 Chr. 14:12-18). Isaac here reaped an hundred-fold,” “and was blessed of God (Gen. 26:12). The “valley of Gerar” (Gen.” 26:17) was probably the modern Wady el-Jerdr.
Definition of Gera: “pilgrimage, combat; dispute”
Posted by webmaster on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 @ 2:14PM