Monthly Archives: August 2011

Creative Science 36 – Education

“My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy … Continue reading

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What does James mean by “lowly” brother?

James 1:9-11 ESV 9Let the lowly brother boast in his exaltation The Greek tapeinos is rendered “low degree” (KJV), “humble circumstances” (NIV), or “lowly” (ESV). Tapeinos literally means not rising far from the ground and metaphorically means: a condition of … Continue reading

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Incurable

Hos 5:13-14 When Ephraim saw his sickness, and Judah his wound, then Ephraim went to Assyria, and sent to the great king [or “King Jareb”]. But he is not able to cure you or heal your wound. For I will be like … Continue reading

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Good News of John 3

About the Gospel of John The book of John is probably my favorite book of the bible and definitely my favorite Gospel account. The other Gospels provide excellent detailed accounts of the life of the man, Jesus Christ. John puts … Continue reading

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Introduction to James 1:9

James 1:9-11 ESV 9Let the lowly brother boast in his exaltation, 10and the rich in his humiliation, because like a flower of the grass he will pass away. 11For the sun rises with its scorching heat and withers the grass; its … Continue reading

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Dry Rot

Hos 5:11-12 Ephraim is oppressed, crushed in judgment, because he was determined to go after filth [or “to follow after human precepts”]. But I am like a moth to Ephraim, and like dry rot to the house of Judah. The reason for … Continue reading

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Creative Science 35 – Morality

“Then I considered all that my hands had done and the toil I had expended in doing it, and behold, all was vanity and a striving after wind, and there was nothing to be gained under the sun.” Eccl 2:11 … Continue reading

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