Many clues to Israel's modern identity deal with the ruling line of David. The biblical and historical evidence shows 'lost' Israel's whereabouts today.
The blessings granted to Jacob's sons as well as Joseph's sons, Ephraim and Manasseh, identifies the descendants of ancient Israel today.
The Bible gives many clues as to the location of the 'lost' Ten Tribes of Israel. With God's Word, along with historical records, only one conclusion is possible.
The Bible declares where scattered Israel is not, as well as giving clues where the various tribes have settled on the modern map of the world.
In the typology of the four living creatures (Revelation 4:6-8) lies the foundation for understanding the gospels as four representations of the same Life.
The Gospels are Christ's biography. They also illustrate the typology of Revelation 4:7 depicting a lion, ox, man, and eagle, giving a picture of Christ's character.
John Ritenbaugh investigates the second chapter of Lamentations, which reflects the emotional state of a stunned observer, realizing that God had wreaked havoc and destruction upon His chosen people, making them the focus of scorn and ridicule of all of their enemies. Chapter three focuses on the abject terror and hopelessness …
Manoah, Samson's father, seem to have been a irresolute, docile parent, who caved to Samson's whims, producing an angry, willful rebel.
John Ritenbaugh, focusing on Hebrews 4:1-2 (describing the utter failure and demise of the ancient Israelites, who did not regard God's commandments as a delight), continues elaborating on the qualities (holiness and goodness) necessary for attaining the priesthood. Having God's spirit blunts somewhat the carnal mind and the …
Animals often serve to symbolically represent human traits, and Jacob referred to some of his offspring in Genesis 49 as having animal characteristics.
New Years, Christmas, Easter, Halloween and birthdays all originate in paganism. Satan entices many into accepting these pagan practices through emotional appeals.
Richard Ritenbaugh asks if we have known people who seemingly had everything going for them but never reached their potential. Samson had what it took but made horrible mistakes and lapses in judgment. Nevertheless, Hebrews 11 says that he will be part of the first resurrection. Even with his dalliance with women and problems …