The Ipuwer Papyrus

The study of archaeology continually confirms what the Bible teaches. For an example, consider the famous Ipuwer Papyrus. Scripture teaches us about the ten plagues that God brought upon the Egyptians when they refused to release the Hebrews from slavery. Amazingly, there is an ancient Egyptian historical document which kept record of these plagues, known... Continue Reading →

Born Of Water Is Physical Birth?

It is written: “Jesus answered, "Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.” (John 3:5) Contextually, the phrase “born of water” is a reference to baptism (see John 3:23; 4:1-2). Indeed, when studying the writings of the second century Christians, we... Continue Reading →

Bereshit

It is written: “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1) Many are not aware that every letter in the Hebrew alphabet is much more then a letter. In Hebrew, every letter is also a number, a color, a musical note, and a concept. Notice what we find in the concepts... Continue Reading →

Seventy Faces

Scripture declares: “Your testimonies also are my delight And my counselors.” (Psalm 119:24) There is incredible blessing in studying the Word Of God! While each passage of Scripture has beautiful direction for us, buried within the text are incredible treasure for us. “Let me illustrate: If you look at a drop of water with the... Continue Reading →

Every Word Matters

It is written: “Now to Abraham and his Seed were the promises made. He does not say, "And to seeds," as of many, but as of one, "AND TO YOUR SEED," who is Christ.” (Galatians 3:16) The Apostle Paul is here describing how the blessings of God will only be upon the seed of Abraham,... Continue Reading →

Value Of The Septuagint

Value Of The Septuagint It is written: “For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah, saying: "THE VOICE OF ONE CRYING IN THE WILDERNESS: 'PREPARE THE WAY OF THE LORD; MAKE HIS PATHS STRAIGHT.' ". (Matthew 3:3) “The voice of one crying in the wilderness: "Prepare the way of the LORD;... Continue Reading →

Eschatology Studies (37)

It is written: Therefore thus says the Lord GOD: 'Now I will bring back the captives of Jacob, and have mercy on the whole house of Israel; and I will be jealous for My holy name— 26  after they have borne their shame, and all their unfaithfulness in which they were unfaithful to Me, when they... Continue Reading →

Eschatology Studies (36)

It is written: Sheba, Dedan, the merchants of Tarshish, and all their young lions will say to you, 'Have you come to take plunder? Have you gathered your army to take booty, to carry away silver and gold, to take away livestock and goods, to take great plunder?' ". (Ezekiel 38:13) Throughout Ezekiel 38-39, we... Continue Reading →

Eschatology Studies (35)

It is written: Gomer and all its troops; the house of Togarmah from the far north and all its troops—many people are with you. (Ezekiel 38:6) What exactly is the house of Togarmah? Cooper has noted: “Togarmah's earliest descendants settled in Armenia. Fourteenth century BC Hittite documents tell us of Tegarama, a region where they... Continue Reading →

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