Genesis to Deuteronomy

It is very striking that we have the first five books in our Bible, Genesis to Deuteronomy, in the particular order, and for a reason also. The names of these books have meanings, and the meanings will help unravel the reason as to why they are in this particular order, why Genesis is first, thenContinue reading “Genesis to Deuteronomy”

Overview of Proverbs

The amazing and interesting book of Proverbs has seven main sections which are clear. The beginning of each section is not a proverb itself, but about hearing instructions or inclining the ear. The book is attributed to king Solomon, with the exception of chapters 30 and 31. The Bible mentions that Solomon spoke 3,000 proverbsContinue reading “Overview of Proverbs”

Jonah compared with Christ

The book of Jonah is a very interesting book in the Word of God. It is found in the Prophetical books, in a section that is referred to as the ‘minor prophets’. Many lessons can be learned from Jonah, who has been often called the disobedient prophet. However, what is our reaction to God callingContinue reading “Jonah compared with Christ”

Feasts in the book of Esther

It is a wonder that even though the name of God, reading the Scriptures and prayer are absent from this wonderful little book, there are feasts recorded in this book. There are three feasts, each one with a significance in the historical aspect, but each feast comes with very important lessons to learn. Following fromContinue reading “Feasts in the book of Esther”

The gospel in Isaiah

Adapted from revised noted of meetings in New Zealand, from a family meeting in Masterton on 5 November 2008 by Greg Quail. I included some extra information that was not in the notes. The central message is also the heart of the Word of God, the Bible. How many books are there in the Bible?Continue reading “The gospel in Isaiah”