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Daniel’s Prophecy of the Seventy Weeks

Jesus Christ emphatically declared that the Old Testament Scriptures contained prophecies he would fulfill (Luke 24:27,44). Biblical scholars have catalogued more than three hundred amazing prophecies that find precise fulfillment in the life and labor of the Son of God. One of these predictive declarations is found in Daniel 9:24-27, commonly referred to as the prophecy of "Daniel's Seventy Weeks." ... read more »

Did the Ancient Gentiles Have the Hope of Salvation?

The Bible student is aware of the fact that the law of Moses was given to the nation of Israel. It was intended to regulate the Jews' conduct and to provide a mode of forgiveness (through the Levitical sacrificial system) when they transgressed the law. Where does this leave the Gentiles who lived before the coming of Christ? Were they ... read more »

Isaiah’s Prophecy of the Church

Seven centuries prior to the birth of Christ, Isaiah proclaimed: "And it shall come to pass in the latter days, that the mountain of Jehovah's house shall be established on the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and all nations shall flow unto it. And many peoples shall go and say, Come ye, and let ... read more »

The ACU Commentary and the Unity of the Book of Isaiah

Abilene Christian University Press (Abilene, Texas) has just released its new commentary, The Transforming Word One Volume Bible Commentary. Among the many liberal positions advocated, this volume argues for the multiple authorship of the book of Isaiah. John Willis contends: "The authors of the book of Isaiah in its present form were addressing a small Jewish community in and near ... read more »

Languages of the Bible

The original languages of the Bible are three: Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek. If one wishes to be a careful student of the Scriptures, he will want to do some research concerning the biblical languages, always keeping in mind that Jehovah chose words as the medium of his special revelation to mankind. Hebrew The Hebrew of the Old Testament is a ... read more »

Nebuchadnezzar and Archaeology

Nebuchadnezzar II reigned as king over the Babylonian Empire from 605-562 B.C. He was the son of Nabopolassar, founder of the Neo-Babylonian Empire in 625 B.C. Nebuchadnezzar plays a prominent role in the history of the Israelite people. He is mentioned numerous times in nine different Old Testament books. This monarch's defeat of Pharaoh Neco at Carchemish (about sixty miles ... read more »

Questions from the Book of Romans

"Please explain the phrase 'law of sin' in Romans 7:25. Also, in what sense were the Gentiles under a 'law written in their hearts' during the time of the Mosaic era (Rom. 2:15)?" The Law of Sin It appears that the phrase "law of sin" is a figurative expression that describes the continuing urges of the flesh that war against ... read more »

Mark 7:19 – Unclean Meats

Students of the Old Testament are aware of the fact that certain types of meat were considered "unclean" under the Mosaic economy. According to the regulations set forth in Leviticus 11 and Deuteronomy 14, the Hebrews could eat: 1. animals that were cloven hoofed and chewed the cud (e.g., cattle, sheep); 2. fish with fins and scales; 3. fowl that ... read more »

Luke 11:50 – The Earth, Mankind, and Jesus Christ

Advocates of the theory of evolution allege that the earth came into existence about 5 billion years ago. Further, they insist that mankind did not arrive upon this planet until some 3 million or so years ago. Simple mathematics would reveal, therefore, that man, as per this view, is a new-comer to this globe. According to these figures, in no ... read more »

The Canaanite Woman: A Conflict between Matthew and Mark?

"Do the two accounts of the woman whose daughter was sick (Mt. 15:21-28; Mk. 7:24-30) refer to the same incident? If so, why is the lady called 'a Canaanite woman' in Matthew's account, but she is referred to as 'a Greek, a Syrophoenician' in Mark's record?" There is no conflict between the accounts. The explanation has to do with the ... read more »