Psalm 40: 6-12…..A Messianic Psalm.

Comment: In a number of places in the Bible the claim is made that God was in control of what was written and He means for it to be there! The so called Messianic psalms and similar passages where found in other books, are prophetic proclamations of who/what the Messiah is going to be andContinue reading “Psalm 40: 6-12…..A Messianic Psalm.”

Genesis 9: 1-6….What is this about blood?

And God blessed Noah and his sons and said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth. The fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth and upon every bird of the heavens, upon everything that creeps on the ground and all the fish ofContinue reading “Genesis 9: 1-6….What is this about blood?”

Genesis 8: 20-22….A covenant with Noah.

Then Noah built an altar to the LORD and took some of every clean animal and some of every clean bird and offered burnt offerings on the altar. And when the LORD smelled the pleasing aroma, the LORD said in his heart, “I will never again curse the ground because of man, for the intentionContinue reading “Genesis 8: 20-22….A covenant with Noah.”

Genesis 4: 1-7….. Two sons with different natures.

Now Adam knew Eve his wife, and she conceived and bore Cain, saying, “I have gotten a man with the help of the LORD.” And again, she bore his brother Abel. Now Abel was a keeper of sheep, and Cain a worker of the ground. In the course of time Cain brought to the LORDContinue reading “Genesis 4: 1-7….. Two sons with different natures.”

Colossians 2: 8-15…..Packed full of life-changing truth.

See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ. For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily, and you have been filled in him, who is the head of all ruleContinue reading “Colossians 2: 8-15…..Packed full of life-changing truth.”

Mark 2: 1-12….Healing the unseeable!

And when he returned to Capernaum after some days, it was reported that he was at home. And many were gathered together, so that there was no more room, not even at the door. And he was preaching the word to them. And they came, bringing to him a paralytic carried by four men. AndContinue reading “Mark 2: 1-12….Healing the unseeable!”

Mark 1: 1-5…..The Son of God

The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.As it is written in Isaiah the prophet,“Behold, I send my messenger before your face,who will prepare your way,the voice of one crying in the wilderness:Prepare the way of the Lord,make his paths straight,’”John appeared, baptizing in the wilderness and proclaiming a baptism ofContinue reading “Mark 1: 1-5…..The Son of God”

Galatians 3: 10-14….Doubled Curses

For all who rely on works of the law are under a curse; for it is written, “Cursed be everyone who does not abide by all things written in the Book of the Law, and do them.” Now it is evident that no one is justified before God by the law, for “The righteous shallContinue reading “Galatians 3: 10-14….Doubled Curses”

Galatians 2: 17-21….What if I still sin?

But if, in our endeavour to be justified in Christ, we too were found to be sinners, is Christ then a servant of sin? Certainly not! For if I rebuild what I tore down, I prove myself to be a transgressor. For through the law I died to the law, so that I might liveContinue reading “Galatians 2: 17-21….What if I still sin?”

1 Samuel 15: 22-29…Obedience v Sacrifice.

And Samuel said,“Has the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices,as in obeying the voice of the LORD?Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice,and to listen than the fat of rams.For rebellion is as the sin of divination,and presumption is as iniquity and idolatry.Because you have rejected the word of the LORD,he hasContinue reading “1 Samuel 15: 22-29…Obedience v Sacrifice.”