The Dating of the Exodus

            There is a great deal of debate as to the dating of the Exodus.  Some scholars, based on archaeological evidence, place the Exodus in the 13th century BC.  Others, citing both Biblical and extra-Biblical evidence, place it in the 15th century BC.  To support the later dating, scholars like John… Read More

The Horn of Salvation

  “and he raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of David, his servant.” (Luke 1:69)   The theme of the “horn of salvation” has important Old Testament Biblical-Theological implications, yet, before we delve back into the Old Testament history of this language, it is important that we set the context… Read More

Testimony and Psalm 119

The word in Hebrew that is translated as testimony is tWd[e (eduth), and is derived from d[e (ed—note that both of these words are pronounced with an “ae” sound in English).  Both words carry similar meanings, though the connotations vary somewhat in terms of how they are used.   The first word, tWd[e (eduth), refers… Read More