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Testamentul secret al lui Ion Antonescu

Testamentul secret al lui Ion Antonescu Pe 1 iunie 2010 s-au împlinit 64 de ani de la moartea marelui om de stat şi erou al neamului românesc, mareşalul Ion Antonescu, iar pe 2 iunie se implinesc 128 de ani de la naşterea sa. Vă prezentăm ulti...
by ochiulmintii-vedetot on Dec 13, 2016

Poarta stelara din Irak si misterul planetei Nibiru

Poarta stelara din Irak si misterul planetei Nibiru Existenţa celei de-a zecea planete de la Soare, Nibiru, este un mister ascuns între calcule ştiinţifice şi legendele Genezei. Miturile nu sunt simple poveşti, ci mai degrabă reportaje despre...
by ochiulmintii-vedetot on Dec 11, 2016

O Antiphons Overview

The liturgical season of Advent has two parts, both of which look to the coming of the Lord. The first part of Advent, which immediately follows the feast of Christ the King and ends on December 16, looks to his second coming — the return of Jesus...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 6, 2016

The Jesse Tree

Jesse Trees are a very old Christmas tradition dating from medieval times. They are used to tell the story of the Bible from creation to the Birth of Christ. Depictions of the Tree of Jesse are based upon the prophecy of Isaiah 11:1-2:But a shoot sha...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 4, 2016

Book Review: Charles Lee Irons, A Syntax Guide for Readers of the Greek New Testament

Irons, Charles Lee. A Syntax Guide for Readers of the Greek New Testament. Grand Rapids, Mich. Kregel, 2012. 608 pp. Hb; $39.99. Link to Kregel This new publication from Kregel follows in the tradition of Sprachlicher Schluessel Zum Griechischen Neue...
by Reading Acts on Nov 30, 2016

Journey in the Dark

God delights to transform lives.  There are many ways to depict this journey of transformation, but let’s focus on one example from the Old Testament.  In Psalms 130 and 131 we have a three-picture portrayal of a life transformed by God’s goodn...
by Biblical Preaching on Sep 1, 2016

-Archaeology: First Century Synagogue Ruins Confirm New Testament Accounts

The discovery of a rural synagogue in Galilee dating from the 1st century lends support for the New Testament accounts of Jesus teaching in synagogues. For years scholars have doubted those accounts since it was hard to believe that a Jewish rabbi wo...
by ANSWERS For The Faith on Aug 23, 2016

-Archaeology: First Century Synagogue Ruins Confirm New Testament Accounts

The discovery of a rural synagogue in Galilee dating from the 1st century lends support for the New Testament accounts of Jesus teaching in synagogues. For years scholars have doubted those accounts since it was hard to believe that a Jewish rabbi wo...
by APOLOGETICA on Aug 23, 2016

Prophecies of Disaster – Sibylline Book 3.489-544

This section (489-544) begins with a long prophecy of disaster against a variety of city states and peoples including the Phoenicians, Crete, and even Gog and Magog (513), but the main enemy judged in this section is Greece (520, 534, 537).  In 544...
by Reading Acts on Aug 6, 2016

Kingdoms of the World – Sibylline Oracles Book 3.1-294

As discussed in the introduction, Collins identified the first 96 lines as an introduction, possibly a fragment from another book.  Lines 1-8 form an introduction by the Sibyl herself, explaining that she speaks as God bids her to speak. There follo...
by Reading Acts on Aug 5, 2016

Oracles against the Nations – Sibylline Oracles Book 3.295-488

This section seems to have been inserted into the third book from another source as it interrupts the flow of the apocalyptic section ending in 294. Babylon is judged first because they destroyed the temple (303-313). Babylon will be “filled with b...
by Reading Acts on Aug 5, 2016

Wrestling with the Two Headed Monster of John 3.16

Hello My name is Jeremy Shank. I am pastor at Thornville UMC in the Foothills District. I am currently blogging about and hoping to form ideas for a new book I’m working on. “Inclusion/Exclusion – a look at how salvation works in th...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Aug 3, 2016

Sibylline Oracles, Book 3

Lines 1-96 are probably a conclusion to another book. Lines 97-349, 489-829 are the “main book,” with an “Oracles against the nations” section inserted in 350-488. The main section expects God to intervene during the reign of the seventh king...
by Reading Acts on Aug 2, 2016

The Tenth Generation – Sibylline Oracles, Book 2.1-55

After a short five line introduction, we read the fate of the tenth generation. Because of the Christian interpolation, the eighth and ninth generation are lost, and perhaps the beginning of the description of the tenth. Lines 6-39 describe a number...
by Reading Acts on Jul 29, 2016

An Extract from Pseudo-Phocylides – Sibylline Oracles, Book 2.56-148

Phocylides was a sixth century B.C. poet who was, in the ancient world, well-known as an author of maxims and proverbs applicable to daily life (See P. W. Van Der Horst, “Pseudo-Phocylides” in OTP 2:565-582; ABD 5:347-348; “Pseudo-Phocylides an...
by Reading Acts on Jul 29, 2016

The Tenth Generation – Sibylline Oracles, Book 2.1-55

After a short five line introduction, we read the fate of the tenth generation. Because of the Christian interpolation, the eighth and ninth generation are lost, and perhaps the beginning of the description of the tenth. Lines 6-39 describe a number...
by Reading Acts on Jul 29, 2016

An Extract from Pseudo-Phocylides – Sibylline Oracles, Book 2.56-148

Phocylides was a sixth century B.C. poet who was, in the ancient world, well-known as an author of maxims and proverbs applicable to daily life (See P. W. Van Der Horst, “Pseudo-Phocylides” in OTP 2:565-582; ABD 5:347-348; “Pseudo-Phocylides an...
by Reading Acts on Jul 29, 2016

The Christian Interpolation – Sibylline Oracle, Book 1.324-400

The last section of the first Sibylline Oracle was inserted by a Christian. The section is a clear description of Jesus Christ, “the son of the most high, immortal God” (1.331). The goal is to add a prediction of the events of the life of Jesus i...
by Reading Acts on Jul 28, 2016

The Christian Interpolation – Sibylline Oracle, Book 1.324-400

The last section of the first Sibylline Oracle was inserted by a Christian. The section is a clear description of Jesus Christ, “the son of the most high, immortal God” (1.331). The goal is to add a prediction of the events of the life of Jesus i...
by Reading Acts on Jul 28, 2016

Seven Generations of the World – Sibylline Oracles 1.1-323

I dealt with the introductory material for the first two Sibylline Oracles in a previous post. The first 323 lines of Book One of the Sibylline Oracles are a Jewish summary of biblical history from through the “seventh generation.” This section i...
by Reading Acts on Jul 27, 2016


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