why fringes mattered in bible times, why it matters to us, why symbolism mattered to them and us
understanding the significance of the cup in Bible times makes a better connection with its rhetoric and the communion cup
Leviticus shows high standards symbolically since we don’t have to obey much of the rules, but we have such a problem with our hearts
Leviticus has so many rules it’s too much for us to please God, which shows our need for a Savior
How the last great day of the Feast of Tabernacles sheds light on what Jesus claimed, his timing, and his example for us
the meaning of the palm branches on Palm Sunday and why Jesus cursed the fig tree
how Jesus spoke with authority, reached the Gentiles and compared with Melchizedek
How Jesus went the extra mile should stimulate us to respond by surrendering all
whether Jewish fullers used urine, why hyssop purged and why Leviticus shows filth
Simon the Tanner had a disgusting job because of the dung he always worked with
Changes for my website
Praise the Lord! My students finished helping me with the latest technology and now I’ll be busy all summer with improving my presentations and organizing my material to significantly improve your experience here. If you want to keep tabs on the latest edits, check out the bottom of my blog index.
- Putting out a Fleece, Casting Lots, and Choosing that Hill to Die on February 24, 2020
- False Humility in the NT, Apocrypha, and Pseudepigrapha, Part 3 of 3 February 17, 2020
- False Humility in the NT, Apocrypha, and Pseudepigrapha, Part 2 of 3 February 10, 2020
- False Humility in the NT, Apocrypha, and Pseudepigrapha, Part 1 of 3 February 3, 2020
- Christ’s Temptation as our Inspiration January 26, 2020
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My Plans for Blogging
My story of forgiveness and healing is quite unrelated to envisioning the Bible world. But since our world is sin and pain infested, I suspect many will want to hear more about my personal experience. I anticipate writing a couple of blogs about this, but mostly I’ll focus on envisioning the Bible world.
Heather, Christmas 2021
Plans for Improved Website:
The following documentary links are gradually going to disappear from here this summer, appearing instead under the menu option “Tour Israel.” There, I’ll cover more introduction and pictures to the areas these links cover.