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
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
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
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.
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,
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
The Lord be with you I live in Newark, Delaware (pronounced new-ark, not ne-wark like the city in New Jersey). The other day I was thinking of our city’s name and realized what a great name it is because it is a great reminder of God’s mercy. The “old” ark
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