Micah prophesies the Messianic Era

The future King or leader of Israel is referred to often in the Tanach, by the various Prophets. Micah gives reference to this leader as well. Micah grew up in Moresheth-gath, a village near the Philistine border. He prophesied during the reigns of Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah (739 – 693 BCE)1 Chapter 5 vs.1in the … Continue reading Micah prophesies the Messianic Era

A Mothers Cry from the Grave – Love Personified!

God heard the cry from Rachel for her children, as she cried out from Ramah. She was greatly distressed. But she had been deceased for many years before this. Does our love for our family stop or does it continue after we pass on from here? Are we aware of events happening after death?1 How … Continue reading A Mothers Cry from the Grave – Love Personified!

Matthew Quotes From Isaiah Part 3 of 3

We will explore the final two quotes the writer of Matthew draws from Isaiah in this article. In Matthew 8: 17 he quotes from Isaiah 53: 4, and in Matthew 21:13 from Isaiah 56:7. Click here for part 1 Click here for part 2 Matthew 8:17 vs, Isaiah 53:4 Matthew 8:17 actually begins with verse … Continue reading Matthew Quotes From Isaiah Part 3 of 3

Matthew Quotes from Isaiah part 2 of 3

Isaiah 29:13 &14 Context of the Scripture: God is expressing a state of condition that He sees in the Israelite's; saying the Israeli's draw near to Him outwardly – with verbal expressions they express honor, but not honor from their heart. Their fear of Him is a commandment that has been learned by meaningless repetition. … Continue reading Matthew Quotes from Isaiah part 2 of 3

Matthew Quotes from Isaiah – (part 1)

There are nine references used as quotes from Isaiah in Matthew. Four of the quotes are referenced as being made by Jesus and used as part of various teachings. The remaining five are from the writer of Matthew, using these references trying to prove his messianic agenda. Isaiah The book of Isaiah has been viewed … Continue reading Matthew Quotes from Isaiah – (part 1)

Matthew Quotes from the Prophets -Part 1: Judges

From Judges In Matthew chapter 2 verse 23 the writer of Matthew makes a reference that he is quoting from one of the prophets by stating, “was spoken by the prophets”. He then goes on in this verse with; “he shall be called a Nazarene”.1 It is implied as a quote from the Tanach and … Continue reading Matthew Quotes from the Prophets -Part 1: Judges

Matthew’s Torah Quotes – Part 4 – Deuteronomy

From Deuteronomy The writer of Matthew quotes from Deuteronomy 6:5, 6:16, 8:3, and 10:20. These four quotes cover topics on: the greatest of all the commandments (6:5), not tempting God (6:16), man does not live by bread alone (8:3), fear “the Lord” your God (Matthew says worship in place of fear) (10:20) . Topic: The … Continue reading Matthew’s Torah Quotes – Part 4 – Deuteronomy