Leviticus – Sin Sacrifice Priests and Blood

The book of Leviticus and the blood of atonement - lamb bound and ready for sacrifice

The Book of Leviticus, the book of regulations for the priesthood, worship, festivals, sacrifices and the blood of atonement. There is a long list of requirements and procedures for the sacrifices of bulls, sheep, goats, pigeons and dove. All of which have some special requirement for the blood of the sacrifice. But, what did the … Read more

7 Times God Hardened Pharaoh’s Heart

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Seven times God hardened Pharaoh’s heart and he would not let the people of Israel go. If you’ve read the book of Exodus, or perhaps seen the movie “Moses” or more recently “Exodus Gods and Kings”, you are familiar with the story. God calls Moses to go to Pharaoh and tell him to let the … Read more

What is The Book of Esther About? The Pride of Haman and the Stubbornness of Mordecai?

What is the Book of Esther About - Mordecai refuses to bow to Haman

What is the book of Esther about in the bible? The Jews have been in exile in Babylon. The Persians overthrow Babylon. The King of Persia allows some of the Jews to return to Israel but some decide to stay in Persia. Many by this time have been born and raised in Babylon and only … Read more

Ezra and Nehemiah the Return from Exile

Ezra and Nehemiah the return from exile

The book of Ezra documents the return from exile as Israel is gone from the promised land. The northern 10 tribes have been scattered among the nations by the Assyrians. Judah and Benjamin have been taken into exile in Babylon. Yet, there is still hope, the word of God is true and sure. His promises … Read more

The Miraculous Ministry of Elisha

The Miraculous Ministry of Elisha

The time of Elijah is drawing to a close. His assistant Elisha is traveling with him, and it is evident from the Bible, that they both know Elijah is about to be taken by God. When they come to Bethel, the prophets there come to Elisha and tell him ” Do you know that today … Read more

Elijah the Tishbite

Elijah the Tishbite

The prophet Elijah from the Bible appears and delivers some very powerful messages to the king, the people of Israel and even to us in this day and age. One of the few people in the bible who does not die, and who reappears with Moses at the Mount of “transfiguration” when they meet with … Read more

King Solomon the Wisest Man Who Ever Lived?

king solomon the wisest man who ever lived

King Solomon, is said to be the wises man to ever live but first he had to be installed as king over his brothers. King David is now old, and having many wives and concubines, he has several sons. Adonijah is the next oldest of David’s sons after Absalom. Since Absalom is dead, Adonijah feels … Read more