Before we dig into the nuts and bolts of individual Biblical prophecies and their fulfillment, we wanted to introduce a concept that has been really eye opening to me and has expanded my way of thinking regarding Bible Prophecy. The Old Testament was written in primarily ancient Hebrew and Aramaic and the New Testament was … Continue reading Greek Vs Hebrew Thinking
Samuel played a critical role in banding together the disjointed twelve tribes of Israel during the time of the Judges. All of the Israelites recognized that YHWH was with Samuel, so he was greatly respected by all of Israel. 1 Samuel 7 states that Samuel "judged Israel" all the days of his life. He literally … Continue reading Samuel anoints Saul as Israel’s King
Approximately 26.8% of the Bible is prophecy. What exactly is Prophecy and what is its purpose? A prophecy is a message inspired by God, or a Divine Revelation. A Prophet is a person who receives God's messages and then delivers them to other people. The Bible says that prophets spoke from God as they were … Continue reading What is Prophecy?
In 1 Samuel 4 and 5, the Israelite's are embroiled in battles against the Philistines. The Philistines were an aggressive, warmongering people who occupied the territory Southwest of Israel between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River. The name Philistine comes from the Hebrew word Philistia and the Greek rendering of the name Palaistinei, giving us … Continue reading Israel uses the Ark as an idol
Shiloh was an ancient city in Samaria, and is believed to be currently located to the west of the modern town of Shilo in the West Bank. Shiloh was was the place where the Ark of the Covenant and the Tabernacle was set up after Joshua's conquest of the Promised Land (Joshua 18). Shiloh became … Continue reading Shiloh
If you don't know the story of Samuel, it's really an awesome story! Samuel is born toward the end of Israel's period known as "the Judges" in the Bible. During this time, Israel had been divided into Tribes, and each Tribe was living in their allotted portion of the Promised Land. They didn't always get … Continue reading The birth of Samuel
The Mosaic Covenant, was the Marriage Contract between God and Israel. Israel was NOT to worship any other 'gods' because YHWH considered idolatry to be spiritual ADULTERY! Of course YHWH Elohim is the ONLY True God, BUT, there were demonic entities that were being worshipped as 'gods' by multiple other people groups and nations. Israel … Continue reading Israel’s cheatin’ heart