Matt 25: 1-13….Marriage customs….

“Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. For when the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them, but the wise took flasks of oil with their lamps. As the bridegroomContinue reading “Matt 25: 1-13….Marriage customs….”

Micah 5: 1-5a……Untangling necessary!

Now muster your troops, O daughter of troops;siege is laid against us;with a rod they strike the judge of Israelon the cheek. Comment: Israel is told to be prepared for their coming Judgement!But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah,who are too little to be among the clans of Judah,from you shall come forth for meone who isContinue reading “Micah 5: 1-5a……Untangling necessary!”

Micah 4: 1-5……A different message!

It shall come to pass in the latter daysthat the mountain of the house of the LORDshall be established as the highest of the mountains,and it shall be lifted up above the hills;and peoples shall flow to it,and many nations shall come, and say:“Come, let us go up to the mountain of the LORD,to theContinue reading “Micah 4: 1-5……A different message!”

Mark 13: 32-37…..The end of the ‘coming again’ lesson.

“But concerning that day or that hour, no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. Be on guard, keep awake. For you do not know when the time will come. It is like a man going on a journey, when he leaves home and puts his servantsContinue reading “Mark 13: 32-37…..The end of the ‘coming again’ lesson.”

Mark 13: 24-31…..Not detailed chronologically.

“But in those days, after that tribulation, the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, and the stars will be falling from heaven, and the powers in the heavens will be shaken. And then they will see the Son of Man coming in clouds with great power and glory. AndContinue reading “Mark 13: 24-31…..Not detailed chronologically.”

Mark 13: 14-23….Back to the initial question.

But when you see the abomination of desolation standing where he ought not to be (let the reader understand), then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains. Let the one who is on the housetop not go down, nor enter his house, to take anything out, and let the one who isContinue reading “Mark 13: 14-23….Back to the initial question.”

Mark 12: 18-27…..A Theological trap.

And Sadducees came to him, who say that there is no resurrection. And they asked him a question, saying, “Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies and leaves a wife, but leaves no child, the man must take the widow and raise up offspring for his brother. There were seven brothers;Continue reading “Mark 12: 18-27…..A Theological trap.”

Hebrews 12: 25-29… There is more to come!

See that you do not refuse him who is speaking. For if they did not escape when they refused him who warned them on earth, much less will we escape if we reject him who warns from heaven. At that time his voice shook the earth, but now he has promised, “Yet once more IContinue reading “Hebrews 12: 25-29… There is more to come!”

Hebrews 9: 16-28…. Bit by bit more is added.

For where a will is involved, the death of the one who made it must be established. For a will takes effect only at death, since it is not in force as long as the one who made it is alive. Therefore not even the first covenant was inaugurated without blood. For when every commandmentContinue reading “Hebrews 9: 16-28…. Bit by bit more is added.”