The Rich Young Ruler

The story of the rich young ruler is a well-known story in the Bible, and no wonder, it is found in the gospels of Matthew (chapter 19), Mark (chapter 10) and Luke (chapter 18). Each of the gospels tell this scene with a small difference, but we see a complete picture of the discourse betweenContinue reading “The Rich Young Ruler”

The thief on the cross

Luke 23:39-43 – ‘and one of the malefactors which were hanged railed on him, saying, If thou be Christ, save thyself and us. But the other answering rebuked him, saying, Dost not thou fear God, seeing thou art in the same condemnation? And we indeed justly; for we receive the due reward of our deeds:Continue reading “The thief on the cross”

Speaking in Tongues

The reader may seem very interested in the title of this small article. Why is there such a big fuss among church gatherings about the gift of tongues? Does the gift of tongues still exist today, or can someone claim to have the gift of speaking in tongues? Why is the idea of speaking inContinue reading “Speaking in Tongues”

The mechanism of the heavens

This meditation is taken from the Good Seed daily calendar published by GBV in Germany. Listen to this, o Job; stand still and consider the wondrous works of God. Do you know when God dispatches them, and causes the light of his cloud to shine? …With him, have you spread out the skies, strong asContinue reading “The mechanism of the heavens”

Science and the Bible

This meditation is taken from the calendar The Good Seed printed by GBV Germany. The date of the meditation is 30 June 2020. “By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God”. Hebrews 11.3 One day during the year 1892 an elderly gentleman was sitting in a compartment of aContinue reading “Science and the Bible”

Insights on books of the Bible with chapter 3:16

This short article, or more like some notes, is to draw attention to all the books of the Bible with chapter 3:16 and see some similar patterns, trends, or key words. We all know John 3:16 as perhaps the most well-known verse in the whole Bible. But how many of us know the other booksContinue reading “Insights on books of the Bible with chapter 3:16”

Overview of the Psalms

The book of Psalms is a very interesting and detailed book, composed of a collection of psalms and praises to God. It could also be called ‘the book of praises.’ Have you ever wondered that many of the children’s Sunday school songs and classic hymns sung in churches come from this wonderful book of Psalms?Continue reading “Overview of the Psalms”

Overview of Lamentations

The book of Lamentations is part of the major Prophetical books in the Word of God, and is referred to as the Lamentations of Jeremiah. It is basically an index to the book of Jeremiah. This short article is only intended to present a simple outline or overview of how the book is compiled inContinue reading “Overview of Lamentations”

Overview of Deuteronomy

Deuteronomy means ‘second law’, but it is not a second giving of the law, but a reminder. It is the fifth book of the Bible, and the last of the books of Moses. The number 5 speaks of human responsibility. The wilderness is reviewed and instructions and directions are given in relation to the promisedContinue reading “Overview of Deuteronomy”

Overview of Numbers

Numbers is the fourth book of the Bible as well as in the books of Moses, and the number 4 is the number of the earth. On the fourth day the material things were created. There are four earthly kingdoms mentioned in Daniel. This is also the “wilderness” book. The wilderness is a picture ofContinue reading “Overview of Numbers”