The below helpful post apeared on the 1689 Federalism blog yesterday. Here's a link to the original post: LINK . James Haldane (1768 – 1851) was converted later in life and entered the ministry as a Scottish Presbyterian. Upon further study, he and his brother (Robert) became baptists. Through their evangelistic efforts they planted many … Continue reading Robert Haldane on Hebrews 8
Who was Amos? Amos was a shepherd (1:1) and a keeper of Sycamore trees (7:14). He was not the son of a prophet and was not formally trained for the office. He was a member of the southern kingdom, but prophesied over northern Israel. What can you say of the city of Tekoa? Tekoa was … Continue reading Who Was Amos? (part 1)
The questions below come from Chapter 4 of Volume 7 of BH Carroll‘s “An Interpretation of the English Bible.” Who was Jonah and what was the time of his writing? According to 2 Kings 14, he was the son of a prophet named Amittai and he prophesied during the regin of King Jeroboam II in … Continue reading Who Was Jonah?
The questions below come from Chapter 3 of Volume 7 of BH Carroll‘s “An Interpretation of the English Bible.” Who was Joel? Joel was a prophet, the son of a Pethuel, and probably a resident of Jerusalem. Not much else is known about him. What the date of this prophecy? The date of Jeol's prophecy … Continue reading Who Was Joel?
The questions below come from Chapter 1 of Volume 7 of BH Carroll‘s “An Interpretation of the English Bible.” 1. Who was Obadiah? He was an prophet of Judah, whose name means "Servant of Jehovah". Nothing else is known about him. 2. What the theme of his prophecy? That Edom would be punished for taking … Continue reading Who Was Obadiah?
The questions below come from Chapter 1 of Volume 7 of BH Carroll's "An Interpretation of the English Bible." Introduction – The Prophets in General 1. What section of the Bible are we studying? The later prophets 2. What can you say, in general, of the commentaries on this section? Generally, older commentaries are better … Continue reading Who Were the Later Prophets?
The Name The name Assyria is derived from the Greek name Ashur (a descendant of Cush). According to Genesis 10, Cush was one of the sons of Ham, and Cush begat Nimrod the mighty hunter. Nimrod was apparently a builder, as he founded Babel, as well as other important early cities in the land of … Continue reading What Was the Assyrian Empire?
For we which have believed do enter into rest, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, if they shall enter into my rest1: although the works were finished from the foundation of the world. For he spake in a certain place of the seventh day on this wise, And God did rest … Continue reading Notes on Hebrews 4:3-10
Let us therefore fear1, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it2. For unto us was the gospel preached3, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it4. … Continue reading Notes on Hebrews 4:1-3
While it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts1, as in the provocation2. For some, when they had heard, did provoke: howbeit not all that came out of Egypt by Moses3. But with whom was he grieved forty years? was it not with them that had sinned, whose … Continue reading Notes on Hebrews 3:15-19