Category Archives: glory

reasons for comfort

Isaiah 40:1-5 1 “Comfort; comfort my people,” says your God. 2 “Speak to the heart of Jerusalem, and say to her, that her compulsory labour will be fulfilled, that her sin will be paid for, that she has taken from … Continue reading

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seven brides for one brother

Isaiah 4:1-6 1 And seven women will clutch onto one man on that day, saying, “We will eat our own bread, and we will wear our own clothing; only let your name be called upon us. Remove our disgrace!” 2 … Continue reading

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strength and beauty

Exodus 36:20-38 20 Then he made the structure for the tabernacle of acacia wood. 21 Ten cubits was the length of a board, and a cubit and a half the breadth of each board. 22 Each board had two hand … Continue reading

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putting together the holy place

Exodus 26:15-30 15 “You should make upright frames for the tabernacle of acacia wood. 16 Ten cubits should be the length of a frame, and a cubit and a half the breadth of each frame. 17 There should be two … Continue reading

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the LORD among us

Exodus 26:1-14 26:1 “Further instructions: you should make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twined linen and blue and purple and scarlet yarns; you should make them with cherubim skillfully embedded into them. 2 The length of each curtain … Continue reading

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no stealing the show

Genesis 41:15-28 15 And Pharaoh said to Joseph, “I have had a dream, and there is no one who can explain it. I have heard it said of you that when you hear a dream you can explain it.” 16 … Continue reading

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Titanic

Ezekiel 27 Once known for her majesty and glory, the mighty ship Titanic is now known for the disaster which happened to her on the sea.  The same is true of Tyre.  She was a masterpiece of international trade.  But … Continue reading

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marked off in the map

Ezekiel 21 One of the prophecies here depicts Nebuchadnezzar using several means of divination to decide where to attack next.  He decides to follow the sign, and attack Jerusalem.  In doing so, he is following a path marked off in … Continue reading

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the glory

Ezekiel 1 Ezekiel’s vision is elaborate and detailed, but do not get lost in the details.  Remember that he sums it up by saying “such was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the LORD” (28).  The four … Continue reading

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case closed

Micah 6 The LORD calls on his people to prepare their case, and he will argue his.  He had established his nation in order to declare his glory, but they had shamed him.  All the animal sacrifices in the world … Continue reading

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