Tag Archives: Israel

What do you say about yourself? John 1:21-23


The Apostle John is trying to convey who this Jesus was, not that they did not know for he was writing to believers – Jewish believers, converts. These converts, especially on John’s part, were not asked to leave the richness … Continue reading

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Aren’t you just a bit curious about what John had to say? John 1:19-20


In a recent post, I talked about spending time in a psyche hospital and how they asked me how long my parents had been alcoholics. That generated some negative feedback, not from a reader, but from a relative. Sadly, I … Continue reading

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Why would John have to say that? John 1:18


The Apostle John had just finished saying, “John *testified about Him and cried out, saying, “This was He of whom I said, ‘He who comes after me has a higher rank than I, for He existed before me.’” For of … Continue reading

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A laymen’s overview of John’s gospel.


Having heard the theological breakdowns of John’s gospel, I am acknowledging that these portrayals are most assuredly there. However, all those word pictures seem to do little for me as I am always taken back by the power and depth of … Continue reading

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A short course in Isaiah, chapter 14 verse 3-23. A taunt against the king of Babylon.


If you recall, this all started with a video I reposted on Facebook. In that video, the Pope was portrayed as having used this passage about someone. I realize this is very vague, but so is my memory, and I … Continue reading

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Gifts from God, meant to benefit the body.


Tuesdays are the day our afternoon Bible study meets. I was to be taking it over, so to speak, about a month ago, but that did not happen. The man that had been leading and was supposed to take a … Continue reading

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Once again he’ll choose Israel. A short course in Isaiah. Chapter 14:1


This series of blogs is called, A Short Course in the Book of Isaiah, specifically because of these passages: Isaiah 14:12-14 NASB “How you have fallen from heaven, O star of the morning, son of the dawn! You have been … Continue reading

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A short course in Isaiah. Chapter 13 – The message about Babylon.


Now this is where it gets interesting. Isaiah 13:1 NET. This is a message about Babylon that God revealed to Isaiah, son of Amoz: My first question is, what do we know about Isaiah? While this may not seem important … Continue reading

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A short course in Isaiah. Chapter 12.


Everywhere I go, where “Christians” gather, they speak foolishness, falsities, and opinion. They don’t talk truth. They lean upon tradition and false teachings. How would I know this? I sit in their bible studies; I gather with them at the … Continue reading

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A short dive into Isaiah – Chapter 11


A short trek through Isaiah – Chapter 11 This is not very interactive, as I am doing this out of my own personal interest. Having been challenged recently about what many assume is the probability that Isaiah was quoting a mythological … Continue reading

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