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
“More properly sycomore (Heb. shikmoth and shikmim, Gr.” “sycomoros), a tree which in its general character resembles the” “fig-tree, while its leaves resemble those of the mulberry; hence” “it is called the fig-mulberry (Ficus sycomorus). At Jericho,” Zacchaeus climbed a sycomore-tree to see Jesus as he passed by (Luke 19:4). This tree was easily destroyed by frost (Ps. “78:47), and therefore it is found mostly in the “vale” (1 Kings” 10:27; 2 Chr. 1:15: in both passages the R.V. has properly “lowland), i.e., the “low country,” the shephelah, where the” “climate is mild. Amos (7:14) refers to its fruit, which is of an” inferior character; so also probably Jeremiah (24:2). It is to “be distinguished from our sycamore (the Acer pseudo-platanus),” which is a species of maple often called a plane-tree.
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