Wonderfully, mercifully, there is Chapter 15 after chapter 13 and 14: God granting a second chance after repentance. Look at the complete turnaround as David and his people recognize their sins and repent of them! The Ark Brought to Jerusalem 1David ... prepared a place for the ark of God, and pitched a tent for it. … Continue reading A Second Chance – The Uzzah Syndrome Part IV
This series is not being written primarily as an exegesis of 1Chronicles 13 and 15. It is written also to bring to light the root problems of what I will call the Uzzah Syndrome that is becoming more and more prominent in the church today. A syndrome is defined as: a group of signs and … Continue reading The Uzzah Syndrome
Why does the servant get his ear pierced? Why did the servant not have his arm branded instead like cattle have their rumps branded to show ownership? Is the ear of some significance? But of course! This is a continuing thread, is it not! We have studied awls and the marks they leave through piercing. … Continue reading IS THE EAR ALSO OF SIGNIFICANCE?
Have you ever noticed the exquisite continuity of the Bible – how it takes one thread and interweaves that thread throughout all its pages to enrich the understanding of a major theme? We started this study of servanthood with verses in Deuteronomy 15:15 – 16. This door theme is repeated in Exodus 21:1-6: The Law … Continue reading Of Whom and What is the Door Symbolic Of?