Melchizedek and Jesus

The Lord be with you In Genesis 14 we meet Melchizedek, whose name means “King of Righteousness.” In Hebrews 7 we read that Melchizedek was a “type” of Jesus. The writer of Hebrews explores that connection a bit, especially in reference to Jesus as our eternal High Priest. Valerius Herberger

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SUDAN: War on Christians

SUDAN WAR ON CHRISTIANS Voice of the Martyrs July 2017 Special Photo Issue (I receive this periodical and wanted to share the story, but could not find it on line. So I’m typing it in for all to see. You can find Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) on line at:

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Heathens For Jesus

The Lord be with you The Bible records Noah as having three sons, Ham (also known as Canaan because that it the area his descendants settled), Shem and Japheth. In Genesis 9:25-27, Noah pronounced his final words concerning his sons. Shem receives the best blessing, being designated the ancestor of

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Guess Who I Know

Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) Christianity teaches that this particular individual, and so every individual, whatever in other respects this individual may be, man, woman, serving-maid, minister of state, merchant, barber, student, etc.—this individual exists before God—this individual who perhaps would be vain for having once in his life talked with the

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How Does Noah Point to Jesus?

Here once again we find our Lord Jesus Christ, first in a veiled manner as Cyprian found Him. Noah planted a vineyard; Jesus built the spiritual vineyard of the land of the Jews. Noah became drunk and fell asleep naked; the Lord Jesus died and hung on the cross naked.

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Was Noah a Drunk?

It is rather common today to put the worst construction of Noah getting drunk after the flood and accuse him of being a drunkard based on this single incident. Valerius Herberger gives us a different view. The picture Herberger paints is Noah, after laboring throughout the growing and harvesting season,

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Commemoration of Isaiah

Commemoration of Isaiah July 6 With thanks and praise to God, we today remember the holy prophet Isaiah. Among the writing prophets, surely none is greater or more beloved than Isaiah. He prophesied in the Southern Kingdom, particularly in Jerusalem, from about 740-701 BC. He was thus a contemporary of

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USA Independence Day

USA Independence Day July 4 For citizens of the USA, July 4 is Independence Day. It commemorates the signing of our Declaration of Independence on this date in 1776. Though one could successfully argue that the American Revolutionary War for independence from England had already begun, this act marked the

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