The Hope of Glory

Sweet as Honey “Every one that hath forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name’s sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall inherit everlasting life” (Matthew 19:29). by David Rice Jesus’ closing prayer for his disciples included his request that they join Jesus himself in heavenly glory. When Jesus audibly expressed this prayer, the disciples would not have comprehended the grandeur of his request, the remarkable privilege that those words portended []

In the Beginning

Battles of the Bible The Christian is faced with many battles, beginning with his own sinful nature. We may learn from those battles in ancient times. “Abram and The First World Wars” sketches the two battles in Genesis 14. Lot’s mistake drew Abram to rescue him (and incidentally others taken for slaves). This introduces us to Melchizedek, who typifies our Lord Jesus Christ — a king and a priest forever. Achan’s sin of greed is discussed in “The Battle of Ai.” Disobedience []

Abram and the First World Wars — A Review of Genesis 14

Loyalty Rewarded “Blessed be Abram of God Most High … who hath delivered thine enemies into thy hand” (Genesis 14:20 ASV). by Kome Ajise Nations have gone to war for a wide range of reasons, such as to protect or defend their territorial area, or access to valuable resources, or to be free from a domineering power. Five kings in the West, from the Valley of Siddim, were invaded, conquered, and put to tribute by four kings from the East. Later they []