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Jesus exact words were "Eli, Eli, lama sabacthani." (Matt 27:46) Eli-jah (literally YHWH - jah is God (El) of mine (i)) would be shortened as "Eli". Since they are the same word, in the bustle of a crowd, it is not at all unlikely that this "prophet" would be thought to be calling Elijah. Remember, just because the words were in Psalm 22, doesn't mean the ...


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2 Corinthians 2:15-16 - what does this passage mean? 2 Corinthians 2:15-16 For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christ, in them that are saved, and in them that perish: To the one we are the savour of death unto death; and to the other the savour of life unto life. And who is sufficient for these things? Paul uses the human faculty of sensation ...


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2 Corinthians 2:14–17. “For We Are unto God a Sweet Savour of Christ” After teaching that Saints should love and forgive each other, Paul taught more about the characteristics of disciples of Jesus Christ. He declared that God would always support His Saints, causing them “to triumph in Christ” (2 Corinthians 2:14). He then drew upon the imagery of ...


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We are the fragrance of Christ in this world, among the perishing and those who will be saved. In the same sense, we are the salt and the light of the world. Matthew 3:13 (NKJV) “You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? Matthew 3:14 “You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill ...


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To my mind, the overriding context, is expanded in 1 Peter 2:7-8 Now to you who believe, this stone is precious. But to those who do not believe, “The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone,” and, “A stone that causes people to stumble and a rock that makes them fall.” They stumble because they disobey the message ...



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