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Genesis 3, 12 and Beyond – From Curses to Blessings to Blessings

| October 25, 2012

By grace, the original curses become the fresh blessings and then more wondrous than physically imaginable. What is happening in Genesis 12 when God makes promises to Abraham in this new beginning? Do the curses of Genesis 3 and the blessings of Genesis 12 have anything in common? Often the curses are divided into three […]

1 Samuel 1; Luke 1 – Samuel and John the Baptist

| August 8, 2011

When we compare Samuel and John the Baptist’s narratives, we find remarkable similarities. Such are giant coincidences or grand conspiracies, or what they truly are – marks of inspiration and divine authenticity. Tribe of Levi (1 Chron.6.22-28; Lk.1.5) Wife Barren (1 Sam.1.2; Lk.1.7) House of God – Tabernacle and Temple (1 Sam.1.7; Lk.1.9) Prayer for […]

2 Timothy 3:16 – Inspiration or Out-Spiration

| September 24, 2009

Breathe in, breathe out.  There…I have defined, illustrated and explained inspiration.  For some reason though, I think a further and definitely deeper explanation is needed and useful.  As words literally cannot be said without the breath of life, divine inspiration is the breath of spiritual life.  But I dare not say that such a study […]