Mark 12: 35-40….Needs to be deciphered!

And as Jesus taught in the temple, he said, “How can the scribes say that the Christ is the son of David? David himself, in the Holy Spirit, declared,“‘The Lord said to my Lord,“Sit at my right hand,until I put your enemies under your feet.”’David himself calls him Lord. So how is he his son?”Continue reading “Mark 12: 35-40….Needs to be deciphered!”

Psalm 22: 25-31….And so this Psalm ends.

From you comes my praise in the great congregation;my vows I will perform before those who fear him.The afflicted shall eat and be satisfied;those who seek him shall praise the LORD!May your hearts live forever!All the ends of the earth shall rememberand turn to the LORD,and all the families of the nationsshall worship before you.ForContinue reading “Psalm 22: 25-31….And so this Psalm ends.”

Psalm 22: 19-24…..A cry uttered 1000 years before the event!

But you, O LORD, do not be far off!O you my help, come quickly to my aid!Deliver my soul from the sword,my precious life from the power of the dog!Save me from the mouth of the lion!You have rescued me from the horns of the wild oxen!I will tell of your name to my brothers;inContinue reading “Psalm 22: 19-24…..A cry uttered 1000 years before the event!”

Psalm 21: 8-13….Does ‘God is Love’ cover everything?

Your hand will find out all your enemies;your right hand will find out those who hate you.You will make them as a blazing ovenwhen you appear.The LORD will swallow them up in his wrath,and fire will consume them.You will destroy their descendants from the earth,and their offspring from among the children of man.Though they planContinue reading “Psalm 21: 8-13….Does ‘God is Love’ cover everything?”

1 Samuel 31: 8-13…..The end of this book.

The next day, when the Philistines came to strip the slain, they found Saul and his three sons fallen on Mount Gilboa. So they cut off his head and stripped off his armor and sent messengers throughout the land of the Philistines, to carry the good news to the house of their idols and toContinue reading “1 Samuel 31: 8-13…..The end of this book.”

Matt 2: 1-6….Visitors from afar.

Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” When Herod the kingContinue reading “Matt 2: 1-6….Visitors from afar.”

12 days until Christmas….

Today I want to remind us of a couple of Old Testament Passages about the promise of the coming Messiah. After today for the next 11 days I want to have a look at some writings from the four gospels of Jesus Christ according to Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. This will be my runContinue reading “12 days until Christmas….”

1 Samuel 16: 6-13… Another king chosen.

When they came, he looked on Eliab and thought, “Surely the LORD’S anointed is before him.” But the LORD said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the LORD sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, butContinue reading “1 Samuel 16: 6-13… Another king chosen.”

Ruth 4:13-22…. The Jesus line!

So Boaz took Ruth, and she became his wife. And he went in to her, and the LORD gave her conception, and she bore a son. Then the women said to Naomi, “Blessed be the LORD, who has not left you this day without a redeemer, and may his name be renowned in Israel! HeContinue reading “Ruth 4:13-22…. The Jesus line!”