The LORD said to the man clothed in linen, “Go in among the wheels beneath the cherubim.” In Ezekiel 10:2 quoted above, the prophet has been watching the ministry of “the man clothed in linen.” He’s introduced in the previous chapter like this: Then I heard him call out in a loud voice, “Bring near those… The…… Continue reading The Man Clothed in Linen
Rods Wielded by Men
Christians claim that Jesus of Nazareth is the Jewish Messiah. Most Jews refute this claim. Does Jesus really fit the description of Messiah given in the Jewish scriptures?
Not only does he fit, he’s the only one who ever could. The description of the coming “Son of David” in 2 Samuel 7, draws his profile. That is, the image to which we must be conformed.
False Prophets, Figs and Faithfulness
We’re a curious species. And as the saying goes, “Curiosity killed the cat.” I’m not saying that it’s bad to learn. God gave us these wonderful minds and we commit sacrilege when we discourage honest inquiry into reality. God also gave us boundaries such as the inability to see the future or to know for…… Continue reading False Prophets, Figs and Faithfulness
In 1 Cor. 15:3-6, Paul recounts his gospel. Those who would participate in evangelizing the world, do well to consider this passage. First, notice the brevity of Paul’s statement. In just 25 words, Paul relates the crucial elements of the gospel – “Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried,…… Continue reading Gospel