Studies in Ezekiel No. 15

The famous chapter 18, one of the few well-known texts in Ezekiel, is sandwiched between oracles that pronounce as inevitable the judgment of Judah and Jerusalem. Lest those prophecies to be taken to mean that there is no hope for the individual Isra…

Lord, Deliver Us from Evil

“Jesus has just calmed a storm at sea; he now meets a man with an equally violent storm inside him. We will see that as in the first case so in the second the power of Jesus prevails.…” [Edwards, 153] It is an interesting illustration of Mark’s inter…

Sexual Sin and Its Antidote, Pt. 2

We spoke last time from Proverbs 5 of the “wisdom” required to maintain sexual purity as an adolescent and unmarried young adult. The wise father instructed his son to remember the power and prevalence of sexual temptation, the destructive consequenc…