The Bible is full of interesting, even arresting human histories. Apart from the first two chapters whose chronology covers billions of years, the rest of the Bible is a condensed 6,000 years of history – the Book of Revelation excepted. One of the most compelling chronicles in the Bible is the genealogy of Judah, the[…]
We continue our excursion into the dynamics of the life of the man popularly known as Jacob. If you’ll recall, last week we caught up with him at a place called Padam Aram, or the field of Aram. Syria essentially. Padam Aram was a place of roots for Jacob. He had historical roots there stretching[…]
In Genesis 35, we come across the God of Abraham giving emigration instructions to his grandson Jacob. He was at Padam Aram, which translated means field or table land of Aram (Syria). His grandfather and great grandfather had settled there when they emigrated from Ur of the Chaldees.
I have on occasion taken time to explain righteousness to you. The generally acceptable working definition of righteousness is right standing with God, but it is an incomplete definition. It is only focused on the demand side of the equation of righteousness. It does not cover the supply side. When you take time to study righteousness[…]
We continue our studies on Governmentalism with Part 3 of the Lord’s Prayer. The Lord’s Prayer began as a patriarchate appeal: “Our Father which art in Heaven…” That opening phraseology is loaded with information about the organogram of responsibility of the Trinity. It is nothing short of the decoding of the responsorial and governmental structure[…]