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 height. (1.) Now Jebel et-Tur, a cone-like prominent mountain,” “11 miles west of the Sea of Galilee. It is about 1,843 feet” high. The view from the summit of it is said to be singularly extensive and grand. This is alluded to in Ps. 89:12; Jer. 46:18. It was here that Barak encamped before the battle with “Sisera (q.v.) Judg. 4:6-14. There is an old tradition, which,” “however, is unfounded, that it was the scene of the” “transfiguration of our Lord. (See HERMON.) “The prominence” “and isolation of Tabor, standing, as it does, on the border-land” “between the northern and southern tribes, between the mountains” “and the central plain, made it a place of note in all ages, and” “evidently led the psalmist to associate it with Hermon, the one” “emblematic of the south, the other of the north.” There are some” who still hold that this was the scene of the transfiguration (q.v.). “(2.) A town of Zebulum (1 Chr. 6:77). “(3.) The “plain of Tabor” (1 Sam. 10:3) should be, as in the “Revised Version, “the oak of Tabor.” This was probably the” Allon-bachuth of Gen. 35:8.
Definition of Tabor: “choice; purity; bruising”
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