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 wanderer; loiterer, for some unknown reason emigrated with” his family from his native mountains in the north to the plains “of Mesopotamia. He had three sons, Haran, Nahor, and Abraham,” “and one daughter, Sarah. He settled in “Ur of the Chaldees,” “where his son Haran died, leaving behind him his son Lot. Nahor” “settled at Haran, a place on the way to Ur. Terah afterwards” migrated with Abraham (probably his youngest son) and Lot (his “grandson), together with their families, from Ur, intending to” “go with them to Canaan; but he tarried at Haran, where he spent” “the remainder of his days, and died at the age of two hundred” and five years (Gen. 11:24-32; Josh. 24:2). What a wonderful part the descendants of this Chaldean shepherd have played in the history of the world!
Definition of Terah: “to breathe; scent; blow”
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