Jesus as Stones

1 Peter 2:4–5 (MEV): Coming to Him as to a living stone who is rejected by men, but chosen by God and precious, you also, as living stones, are being built up into a spiritual house as a holy priesthood to offer up spiritual sacrifices that are acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. Peter presents …

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Foreordained Before Creation

1 Peter 1:20 (MEV): He was foreordained before the creation of the world, but was revealed in these last times for you. It's important to think of it like I titled it. He was foreordained before creation. He wasn't created or made. Just that Jesus being the Savior was set in place before the first …

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The Olivet Discourse: Introduction

This is an introduction to my own attempt to discover the similarities and distinctions of the presentation of the Olivet Discourse (first post) as given in the synoptic gospels. The Synoptic Gospels are Matthew, Mark and Luke, as they present themselves similar in the things they record of Jesus' ministry on Earth. The first thing …

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The Lord Who Created the Heavens is the Servant

Isaiah 42:5–9 (MEV): Thus says God the Lord, who created the heavens and stretched them out, who spread forth the earth and that which comes out of it, who gives breath to the people on it, and spirit to those who walk in it: I the Lord have called You in righteousness, and will hold …

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I the Lord have Called You

Isaiah 42:5–9 (MEV): Thus says God the Lord, who created the heavens and stretched them out, who spread forth the earth and that which comes out of it, who gives breath to the people on it, and spirit to those who walk in it: I the Lord have called You in righteousness, and will hold …

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