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Advent: Saturday of First Week

Readings Morning Isaiah 18 Mark 4:1-20 Psalms 24–26 Evening Isaiah 19:1-17 Revelation 11 Psalms 24–26 Reflection Enthronement and Temple Dedication THE SEVENTH TRUMPET in the…

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Advent: Thursday of First Week

Readings Morning Isaiah 10.24-34 (11.1-10) Mark 2.23–3.12 Psalms 15–17 Evening Isaiah 13.1–14.2 Revelation 9 Psalms 15–17 Reflection Judgment against Assyria (Isa 10.24-34) YESTERDAY’S READINGS REMINDED…

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Advent: Monday of First Week

The first week of Advent begins with language of Israel’s judgment in terms that end up sounding like the Lamb opening the six seals in the book of Revelation (Isa 4:1; Rev 6).

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Advent: First Sunday

Advent readings open with Isaiah’s warning for rebellious Judah and Jerusalem (Isa 1:1-31) and then introduce the Lord’s future reign as a time of reckoning for their pagan ways (Isa 2). Only this reckoning for the house of God could prepare it to serve as a blessing to the nations, for which Abraham’s offspring were called in the first place (Gen 12:1-3).

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Fasting on Zion and throughout Nineveh

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Prophetical Types (Part 2)

I began the discussion of prophetical types in a previous blog, where I introduced this class of types and discussed “Possibility 1” out of four…

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