Monthly Archives: April 2011

Good News of 2 Kings 3

The Setting The events of 2 Ki 3 happen in the mid 9th century BC. Saul, David, and Solomon’s united Israel has fallen apart. It is now divided into the Southern Kingdom of Judah with its capitol in Jerusalem and … Continue reading

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How much wisdom can we get?

1 Ki 4:29 “And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding beyond measure, and breadth of mind like the sand on the seashore.” This verse illustrates what is available. The passage in context goes on at length to describe a few … Continue reading

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Restoration Promised

Hos 1:10-11 Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be like the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured or numbered. And in the place where it was said to them, “You are not my people,” it shall … Continue reading

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Creative Science 18 – Fossil Fuel

“Behold, they are like stubble; the fire consumes them; they cannot deliver themselves from the power of the flame. No coal for warming oneself is this, no fire to sit before!” Is 47:14 (ESV) Coal and oil are commonly called … Continue reading

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Not My People

Hos 1:8-9 When she had weaned No Mercy, she conceived and bore a son. And the Lord said, “Call his name Not My People [Hebrew: Lo-ammi], for you are not my people, and I am not your God.” This third child represents … Continue reading

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How do we get wisdom?

Method 1: Ask for it. Jn 14:14 “If you ask me anything in my name, I will do it.” As if our feature verse [Jas 1:5] wasn’t enough. Read the context of Jn 14:14 for a full understanding. Method 2: God … Continue reading

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Good News of Genesis 7

Context of Genesis 7 Almost all of the pre-flood history documentation we have is found in the first 6 chapters of Genesis. After creation and the fall we have genealogies, one of life from Seth to Noah, and one of … Continue reading

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