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Simply put: the public reading offered during Nehemiah’s reforms was from Deuteronomy, not Numbers. Compare the texts below for their several parallels. As the old stories were told in Deuteronomy, the Ammonites – not the Midianites, as in Numbers – collaborated with the Moabites against the ancient Israelites. Nehemiah likely chose the passage from ...


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1.John's act of ‘Baptism by Water’ was not explicitly prophesied! The prophecy of John was vague and a puzzle to piece. The prophecy of John could not be understood by the scribes and interpreters but only through the Holy Spirit. Luk 1:67 And his father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied, saying, 2. Their dress sense does not ...


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Four distinct nations First, it's important to understand that each of the four nations (other than Israel) mentioned here is distinct from the others, though they did have various interrelationships. Here are their origins in the Hebrew Table of Nations, and their territories at the time of the conquest of the Holy Land. It is surprisingly difficult to ...


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In the New Testament, there is a line of thought concerning reward. In Matthew 5 and 6 the Lord Jesus speaks repeatedly concerning reward (5:12, 46; 6:1-2, 5, 16). In 1 Corinthians 3:8 Paul says, Each will receive his own reward according to his own labor. Then in verse 14 he goes on to say, If anyone's work which he has built upon the foundation ...


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I just wanted to add to what timf so beautifully put in reference to 1 Corinthians 3:11-15 the works of our own, are "wood hay and stubble" they will get burned up, the flesh has been crucified. It os no longer us that live but Christ in us. (Galations 2:20) The Gold Silver and Precious Jewels are works of the Spirit of Jesus in and through us. ...



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