A Little Taste of the Promise

“Afterwards, Abraham buried Sarah, his wife, in the cave of the field of Makpelah toward Mamre (which is Hebron), in the land of Canaan. The field and the cave which is in it were given up to Abraham as a possession for a grave from the Sons of Cheth.” (Genesis 23:19-20)   And with dignity… Read More

The Glory of Christ Before Creation

“And now, glorify me, Father, with yourself, in the glory, which I had with you before the cosmos existed.” (John 17:5) In the beginning was the Word, and the Word with God, and God was the Word. This one was in the beginning with God. (John 1:1-2) In these last days he spoke to us… Read More

David in the Wilderness: Psalm 63 (part 3)

“Thus, in the Holy Place, I have seen you; seeing your might and your glory.” (Psalm 63:3 {Psalm 63:2 in English Bibles})   Now, a question of translation arises in the first clause.  This verse begins with the words vd<QoB; !Ke (ken baqodesh), which mean “thus, in the Holy Place.”  The interpretive question that must… Read More