An incredible law of God that is never kept.
A story of rebellion and false religion.
Therefore no one will be declared righteous in His sight by observing the Law, rather through the law we become conscious of sin. (Rom 3:20)
A Bible Study by Jack Kelley
70 grandsons of Noah became the heads of all the nations of the world. Knowing who they are will greatly improve your understanding of current events. Over the years I’ve collected bits of information from here and there as I’ve studied Genesis 10 and Ezekiel 38-39.
My name is Ruth. The story I’m about to tell you is true. All of its characters are real people who really did the things I’ll describe. I mention this at the outset because over the generations my story has so clearly predicted the relationships between Israel, the Church, and the Messiah that many who study it forget that it really happened. That fact that my story was once included among the books of the Prophets of Israel and even today is read in synagogues around the world on Pentecost has added to its mystique. Like several other biblical events, it’s a true story that can also be viewed allegorically. Here’s how it happened.
If you’ve had trouble understanding the Book of Revelation, this summary and paraphrase is sure to help. Written as John might have told it today, the Revelation Story makes one of the most complex and controversial books of prophecy in the Bible so much easier to comprehend. Faithful to the literal interpretation with just enough background to make it a truly informative, even enjoyable, read.
“When men began to increase in numbers on the Earth and daughters were born to them, the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful and they married any of them they chose” -Gen 6:1
Israel was looking the the Lion of Judah and got the Lamb of God. Does the Church have a similar problem?
What’s external and physical in the Old becomes internal and spiritual in the New.
In part 3 of our series on the Kingdom Parables, we’ll look at the 5th and 6th parables and find that the inclusion of both Jews and Gentiles in the Lord’s Kingdom was always intended.