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.) Fitted on the neck of oxen for the purpose of binding to “them the traces by which they might draw the plough, etc. (Num.” 19:2; Deut. 21:3). It was a curved piece of wood called ‘ol. “(2.) In Jer. 27:2; 28:10, 12 the word in the Authorized Version “rendered “yoke” is motah, which properly means a “staff,” or as” “in the Revised Version, “bar.” “These words in the Hebrew are both used figuratively of severe “bondage, or affliction, or subjection (Lev. 26:13; 1 Kings 12:4;” Isa. 47:6; Lam. 1:14; 3:27). In the New Testament the word “yoke is also used to denote servitude (Matt. 11:29, 30; Acts” 15:10; Gal. 5:1). “(3.) In 1 Sam. 11:7, 1 Kings 19:21, Job 1:3 the word thus “translated is tzemed, which signifies a pair, two oxen yoked or” “coupled together, and hence in 1 Sam. 14:14 it represents as” “much land as a yoke of oxen could plough in a day, like the” Latin jugum. In Isa. 5:10 this word in the plural is translated acres.
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