Jesus Tackles All the Principles of the Prophets (Matt 23+) 5

The Rainbow Scaffold in Matthew, part 5  (Light Green) We have seen in previous pages that in Matthew 23-24 Christ warns people to repent, to take heed of the state of their souls. He shows that God uses his people to prove the hearts of the nations. Yahweh’s plan is moving forward, his measuring is […]

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Jesus Tackles All the Principles of the Prophets (Matt 23+) 3

The Rainbow Scaffold in Matthew, part 3 (Orange) GOD The amazing SIMILE of the HEN deserves its own posting. (Link Will Be Here). Despite of the way Israel unfaithfully treated both Yahweh and his prophets, Yahweh remains open and willing to keep his side of the Covenant–for the sake of the remnant. He is waiting […]

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Jesus Tackles All the Principles of the Prophets (Matt 23+) 2

The Rainbow Scaffold in Matthew, part 2 (Green) Christ notes the weights and measures he, as Judge, will compare them to: Justice, Mercy and Faithfulness. The scribes and Pharisees would weigh out the exact amount they owed to God. Christ points out how useless that exact measurement was compared to the weight of their sin. […]

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(video) Big Questions 2: What Has God Written on the Wall?

This world is filled with Big Questions. People who know their God can understand the Big Questions, like Daniel could read the Writing on the Wall: “Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin.” God wrote two books. Both books give the same message, both together answer all of the Big Questions of life. –Video 2 in the Writing […]

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Separation Filters: Isaiah 9

The story of King Ahaz, the Syrian threat versus the Assyrian hope, the Immanuel promise, and the names of Isaiah’s sons all point to one amazing truth: This suffering world is the venue for sorting people both by their deeds and by God-given faith. The first verses of Chapter 9 parallel last three verses of […]

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Separation Filters: Isaiah 8

The story of King Ahaz, the Syrian threat versus the Assyrian hope, the Immanuel promise, and the names of Isaiah’s sons all point to one amazing truth: This suffering world is the venue for sorting people both by their deeds and by God-given faith. Maher-shalal-has-baz. Isaiah’s son, born as the first proof of God’s being […]

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Separation Filters: Isaiah 7

The story of King Ahaz, the Syrian threat versus the Assyrian hope, the Immanuel promise, and the names of Isaiah’s sons all point to one amazing truth: This suffering world is the venue for sorting people both by their deeds and by God-given faith. King Ahaz has an amazing opportunity. He meets with Isaiah not […]

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Facts of the Matter: Character of God

WHAT IS GOD? (Westminster Catechism Q4) A: God is a Spirit, infinite, eternal and unchangeable in his being, wisdom, power, holiness, justice, goodness and truth.     What does this mean? It means: There is a God, he is defined specifically, and it matters: being, space, time, shape God is a Spirit Spirit being: non […]

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