July 12, 2014 /
The Human Condition Series – It Is Written Oceania
Over the last three weeks It Is Written Oceania has released another three part series titled “The Human Condition”. Are we alone in the universe? Are we really...
September 22, 2012 /
Don’t follow the crowd – Exodus 23
Some things just standout more after reading them again, a few times. In Exodus 23, the laws of the covenant are being put down. One of these is in verse 2: 2 “Do not follow...
May 3, 2010 /
Referencing Recent Events in Luke 13
Luke 13:1-5 is an interesting passage, it refers to an event and disaster that are not recorded in the other gospels. 1Now there were some present at that time who told Jesus...
April 24, 2010 /
Luke 12 – The Servants
I enjoy reading Luke, in many places he has bits of information that help explain things from the other gospels. In Luke 12 for example, there is one section that is paralleled...
April 19, 2010 /
They Talked About His Departure
In Luke 9, there is an interesting tidbit that’s not in any of the other gospels. A section in verse 31 in particular (NIV): 30Two men, Moses and Elijah, 31appeared...
April 12, 2010 /
40 Days in the Desert
When we here about Jesus spending 40 days in the desert where he was tempted by the devil, we often assume that the 3 temptations we here about in Luke 4 and Matthew 4 are the temptations...
April 5, 2010 /
What Is The Most Important Commandment?
Mark 12:28-34 is one of my favourite examples of Jesus outwitting the questions of the priests, pharisees, teachers etc that were designed to trap or trick him. 28One of the teachers...
March 21, 2010 /
Bartholomew and Thaddaeus
I’ve just been looking at these two disciples, because you never hear about them! The only references to them are: Matthew 10:3 2These are the names of the twelve apostles:...
March 20, 2010 /
Jesus’ Anointing at Bethany
I’ve been studying the book of Matthew in the Bible recently, and there some interesting things that I’ve picked up on this time that I’ve not really taken...
February 20, 2010 /
Why A Star?
I started reading through the book of Matthew again recently, and in Matthew 2, it talks about the three wise men (or magi in some translations) that came from the East. Something...
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