What the boundaries of Biblical Israel?

from Deuteronomy16 And unto the Reubenites and unto the Gadites I gave from Gilead even unto the river Arnon half the valley, and the border even unto the river Jabbok, which is the border of the children of Ammon;17 The plain also, and Jordan, and the coast thereof, from Chinnereth even unto the sea of the plain, even … Continue reading What the boundaries of Biblical Israel?

Psalm 51, a Royal Psalm as a powerful prayer

Psalm 51, is the first of 18 Psalms bearing the name of David i.e. are called  the Royal Psalms.  Eight of them are like this, taken from his events of his life.  This one's about when the prophet Nathan  came to him after he had committed adultery with Uriah's wife BathSheba.(see 2 Samuel 12)  14, … Continue reading Psalm 51, a Royal Psalm as a powerful prayer

Unto the Sea, from Deuteronomy

16 And unto the Reubenites and unto the Gadites I gave from Gilead even unto the river Arnon half the valley, and the border even unto the river Jabbok, which is the border of the children of Ammon;17 The plain also, and Jordan, and the coast thereof, from Chinnereth even unto the sea of the plain, even … Continue reading Unto the Sea, from Deuteronomy

Is Petra in the Old Testament

The theory is that the Greek name Petra (“Rock”) replaced the biblical name Sela, which is mentioned in 2 Kings xiv. 7 1In the second year of Joash son of Joahaz king of Israel, Amaziah the son of Joash king of Judah became king.... 3 He did right in the sight of the LORD.. 5 … Continue reading Is Petra in the Old Testament

Lee Rigby: update

The Major update is the killers of the British Soldier, Lee Rigby,  who was "beheaded" at Easter have been founded guilty. The PM is weighing whether the Death Penalty, Hear Hear!, should be instated for this "the most heinous" of crimes.  I agree.  The Bible is very clear that murderers (killers who are hostile) should face … Continue reading Lee Rigby: update

Deuteronomy 33. 1 The Voice

--notes from the Voice. 33 Before he died, Moses, the man of God, blessed the people of Israel with this blessing. The Lord has “called Israel His own” in the way that cities and territories in the ancient world are named after those who have explored, settled, or conquered them. It is understood that the … Continue reading Deuteronomy 33. 1 The Voice