1 Samuel 1: 1-6… A childless mother.

There was a certain man of Ramathaim-zophim of the hill country of Ephraim whose name was Elkanah the son of Jeroham, son of Elihu, son of Tohu, son of Zuph, an Ephrathite. 2. He had two wives. The name of the one was Hannah, and the name of the other, Peninnah. And Peninnah had children,Continue reading “1 Samuel 1: 1-6… A childless mother.”

Hebrews 8: 7-13…. The New Covenant.

For if that first covenant had been faultless, there would have been no occasion to look for a second.For he finds fault with them when he says:“Behold, the days are coming, declares the Lord,when I will establish a new covenant with the house of Israeland with the house of Judah,not like the covenant that IContinue reading “Hebrews 8: 7-13…. The New Covenant.”

Hebrews 7: 18 -28….Jesus Qualified to be our High Priest

For on the one hand, a former commandment is set aside because of its weakness and uselessness (for the law made nothing perfect); but on the other hand, a better hope is introduced, through which we draw near to God. Comment: As we saw yesterday, weak and unable to accomplish what it set out toContinue reading “Hebrews 7: 18 -28….Jesus Qualified to be our High Priest”

Hebrews 7: 11-19….Levitical priests superseded by Jesus

Now if perfection had been attainable through the Levitical priesthood (for under it the people received the law), what further need would there have been for another priest to arise after the order of Melchizedek, rather than one named after the order of Aaron? For when there is a change in the priesthood, there isContinue reading “Hebrews 7: 11-19….Levitical priests superseded by Jesus”

Hebrews 7: 1-10…Who was Melchizedek?

For this Melchizedek, king of Salem, priest of the Most High God, met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings and blessed him, and to him Abraham apportioned a tenth part of everything. He is first, by translation of his name, king of righteousness, and then he is also king of Salem, that is,Continue reading “Hebrews 7: 1-10…Who was Melchizedek?”

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!”

Ruth 3: 13 – 4: 6… Meet the 4 players.

So she lay at his feet until the morning, but arose before one could recognize another. And he said, “Let it not be known that the woman came to the threshing floor.” And he said, “Bring the garment you are wearing and hold it out.” So she held it, and he measured out six measuresContinue reading “Ruth 3: 13 – 4: 6… Meet the 4 players.”

Ruth 3: 6-13….The plan seems to be working.

So she went down to the threshing floor and did just as her mother-in-law had commanded her. And when Boaz had eaten and drunk, and his heart was merry, he went to lie down at the end of the heap of grain. Then she came softly and uncovered his feet and lay down. At midnightContinue reading “Ruth 3: 6-13….The plan seems to be working.”