The following articles are related to the topic of ANGEL OF JEHOVAH

A Brief Study of the Angel of Jehovah

One of the most intriguing inquiries into the literature of the Old Testament has to do with that mysterious being that is referred to as "the angel of Jehovah" (KJV; Genesis 16:7-14), or "the angel of God" (Genesis 21:17-19)-the two expressions having to do with the same entity (cf. Judges 6:20, 21). Exactly who was this person? What Is an ... read more »

Is Jesus Jehovah?

"Jehovah's Witnesses" argue vehemently that it is never proper to refer to Jesus Christ by the name "Jehovah." Their literature states: "Jesus is not Jehovah" (Reasoning from the Scriptures, 198). As was pointed out in a previous article (see A Brief Study of The Angel of Jehovah ), however, the designation "Jehovah" simply denotes the self-existence of deity. If it ... read more »

Jesus and Jehovah

"Jehovah's Witnesses" argue vehemently that it is never proper to refer to Jesus Christ by the name "Jehovah." Their literature states: "Jesus is not Jehovah" (Reasoning from the Scriptures, 1989, p. 198). As was pointed out in a previous article (see A Brief Study of the Angel of Jehovah ), however, the designation "Jehovah" simply denotes the self-existence of deity. ... read more »

Questions About Melchizedek

"Some allege that the mysterious 'Melchizedek,' whom Abraham met when returning from the rescue of Lot, was a physical manifestation of the pre-incarnate Christ. Would you comment on this?" It certainly is true that there were numerous pre-incarnate (i.e., "before the flesh") appearances of the Lord Jesus during Old Testament times. (See: A Brief Study of The Angel of Jehovah ... read more »

In the Days of His Flesh

It is one of the most touching passages in the entire book of Hebrews. A portion of the verse reads like this: "Who in the days of his flesh, having offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him who was able to save him from death" (Heb. 5:7). The immediate context deals with the qualifications of ... read more »

When a Pagan King Challenged Jehovah

In that era of Old Testament history known as the divided kingdom, the greatest ruler was Hezekiah of Judah. When this monarch came to the throne, he removed the idolatrous worship places and tore down the pagan shrines which the Hebrews used in those days. The biblical record praises him in this fashion: "He trusted in Jehovah, the God of ... read more »

Matthew 2:19-20 – The Death of Herod the Great

Herod, popularly known as "the great," is given considerable space in the New Testament (see Matthew 2). He was an Idumean (a descendant of Esau) by ancestry. After the death of Julius Caesar, Herod was appointed "king of the Jews," though his administration was not formally secured until after a series of military victories consummated by the capture of Jerusalem ... read more »

Why Did the Resurrected Jesus Not Appear to His Enemies?

"When Jesus was resurrected from the dead, why did he not appear to the Jewish and Roman officers, instead of simply showing himself to the disciples? Would not the former have been more convincing?" There are several factors that must be considered in responding to this inquiry. Factual Evidence That there was ample evidence, even to the non-believing Roman and ... read more »

The City of Ten Thousand Memories

"Jerusalem," "the city of David," "Zion" - these are a few of the names of that ancient place that has been called "The City of Ten Thousand Memories." When David moved Israel's capitol to this location, Jerusalem became the heart of Hebrew history. It was in Jerusalem that Solomon fashioned the Temple, for which David, his father, had prepared the ... read more »

Jesus’ Sayings on Sin

When Joseph learned that his betrothed was pregnant, he was minded to put her away. But an angel of the Lord revealed to Joseph that Mary's conception was miraculous and that the virgin would bring forth a son (Matthew 1:23). He was instructed to name the child Jesus, "For it is he that shall save his people from their sins" ... read more »