Devotional Readings, Reflections on Israel

Matthew 24 – Reflections on the destruction of Jerusalem and the End of Days

I will try to limit my comments today. We will see how that works out.I lean towards the interpretation of this chapter as revealing both the forthcoming destruction of Jerusalem to take place in 70 AD, and in the final return of Christ at the End of Days.As for the 70 AD portion, Luke seems… Continue reading Matthew 24 – Reflections on the destruction of Jerusalem and the End of Days

Devotional Readings, Reflections on Israel

Nehemiah 11 – Chosen to live in Jerusalem

Interesting to reflect upon this today as Isreal has established it's capital in Jerusalem, the city is amazing in it's first sight as you drive up the hills and into the city. We learned that all buildings are required to have white limestone exteriors, which make the amazing visual effect as you view the building… Continue reading Nehemiah 11 – Chosen to live in Jerusalem

Devotional Readings, Reflections on Israel

Zechariah 2 – Reflections on the Walls

Having been to Jerusalem I retain images of both the old wall excavated under the current city, the remaining Wailing Wall portion, and the ever present Muslim wall towering around the Old City.Certainly reading today's final OT chapter one sees the special place Jerusalem holds in God's sight.https://www.biblegateway.com/audio/mclean/kjv/Zech.2A Vision of a Man with a Measuring… Continue reading Zechariah 2 – Reflections on the Walls

Devotional Readings, Reflections on Israel

Proverbs 21 – More than enough to think about.

A couple friends last week shared a sermon that bordered on over emphasizing the modern expository normal of preaching about Justice.The text was just a single verse take somewhat out of context....and commonly quoted.Note in the KJV the word is justly....which encompasses a lot more than the common usage in "social justice" spheres.Mic 6:8  He hath… Continue reading Proverbs 21 – More than enough to think about.