Monthly Archives: September 2010

Miriam in Micah 6

I am doing an exegetical assignment on Micah 6:1-8 as part of my Minor Prophet studies. I have come across an interesting fact, that apart from the story of exodus within the Torah and 2 genealogies in Chronicles; Miriam is not mentioned … Continue reading

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The Deep Things of God; Book give away

Over on the Near Emmaus Blog they are giving away a signed copy of “The Deep Things of God” It sounds like its a book I would like to have on my bookshelf… actually it is a book that I … Continue reading

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Weekly Reflection; Nahum

The prophetic book of Nahum is interesting for a number of reasons. 1. Its structure is more poetic than the others. 2. Its intent seems to one of gloating and glee over the misfortune and total destruction of Nineveh. I … Continue reading

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Book Review :The Minor Prophets; An Exegetical and Expository Commentary.

Yesterday I went to Koorong to buy my dear wife a birthday gift or two. I also picked up a Exegetical and Expository Commentary of the Minor Prophets. Normally priced around $70.00, I was blessed to be able to purchase … Continue reading

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New Testament Prophecy

There is an interesting discussion going on at the “Near Emmaus” Blog regarding New Testament prophecy and Old Testament. It is often brought up from Deuteronomy that the mark of a true prophet is that his prophecy has to come … Continue reading

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Weekly Reflection; Micah 6:1-16

1.a) I read Micah 6 in a number of Bible translations, ESV, NIV, CEV, RV, KJV and GNB and found the flow confusing and forced in regards to who was speaking what. These translations show that; Verse 1-5 God speaks … Continue reading

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Oh the irony in Micah 6:3-7

I have read the book of Micah several times over the years. Today while reading and reflecting on this book for a weekly class assignment it appeared to me that some real gross irony was happening from verse 3-7 “Mic … Continue reading

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Divorce; a painful subject – a painful experience

There are few things that will stir ones emotions more than what the subject of divorce will. Within the church divorce is deemed a terrible and horrible thing. And indeed it is, for those who are going through it. Over the … Continue reading

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Where is the justice in miscarriage?

The last 5 weeks has been a ride on an emotional roller coaster. Though truth be told its one that I have been on for a several years for various reasons. You can read more of my story here There … Continue reading

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Salvation is a journey, not an event.

I have reflected on the salvation  experience both on a scriptural and personal basis.  I have reflected on 3 main areas they being the role of the church in the process of sowing, watering and reaping. The area of growth as … Continue reading

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