A Woman Rides the Beast Part I: The Great Whore of False Religion

A Woman Rides the Beast Part I: The Great Whore of False Religion

In Revelation 17 we see one of the great mysteries of the ages laid bare. Finally, the Agent used by Satan to deceive millions will be stripped of all her splendor and her filthiness will be exposed to all the world. John looks and sees that a woman (false religion) rides the beast (a false …

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Jacob and Esau

Jacob and Esau

Genesis 27 (NLT) Jacob Steals Esau’s Blessing 27 One day when Isaac was old and turning blind, he called for Esau, his older son, and said, “My son.” “Yes, Father?” Esau replied. 2 “I am an old man now,” Isaac said, “and I don’t know when I may die. 3 Take your bow and a quiver full of arrows, …

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paralambanō/take to oneself

paralambanō/take to oneself

paralambanō    Thayer’s Greek Lexicon: 1) to take to, to take with one’ s self, to join to one’ s self 1a) an associate, a companion 1b) metaphorically 1b1) to accept or acknowledge one to be such as he professes to be 1b2) not to reject, not to withhold obedience 2) to receive something transmitted …

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7 Bowls of Wrath

7 Bowls of Wrath

7 Bowls of the Final Judgment Revelation 15:1 (NLT) 1  Then I saw in heaven another marvelous event of great significance. Seven angels were holding the seven last plagues, which would bring God’s wrath to completion… The terrible time has now come; in the full fury of His indignation, the Holy God will pour out …

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Harpazo/Catch Away

Harpazo/Catch Away

harpazō  Thayer’s Greek Lexicon 1) to seize, carry off by force 2) to seize on, claim for one’ s self eagerly 3) to snatch out or away Part of Speech: verb Usage: This word is used 13 times: Matthew 11:12: “suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force.” Matthew 13:19: “the wicked one, and catcheth away that which was sown in his heart.” John 6:15: “they would …

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Abraham’s Faith Tested

Abraham’s Faith Tested

Genesis 22 (NLT) Abraham’s Faith Tested 22 Some time later, God tested Abraham’s faith. “Abraham!” God called. “Yes,” he replied. “Here I am.” 2 “Take your son, your only son—yes, Isaac, whom you love so much—and go to the land of Moriah. Go and sacrifice him as a burnt offering on one of the mountains, which I will …

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Kippur (atonement)/kaphar (to atone/cover)

Kippur (atonement)/kaphar (to atone/cover)

kippur: atonement Original Word: כִּפֻּרִים Part of Speech: Noun Masculine Transliteration: kippur Phonetic Spelling: (kip-poor’) Short Definition: atonement   Related to: Original Word: כָּפַר Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: kaphar Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-far’) Short Definition: appease   The Hebrew verb ‘to atone’ (kaphar) means ‘cover’, so the noun ‘atonement’ (kippurim pl.) is a form of ‘covering’. The most usual form of the word in the …

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God Calls Abraham

God Calls Abraham

Genesis 12 (NLT) The Call of Abram 12 The Lord had said to Abram, “Leave your native country, your relatives, and your father’s family, and go to the land that I will show you. 2 I will make you into a great nation. I will bless you and make you famous, and you will be a blessing to …

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