Spoken in the name of Jehovah God for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience

With the month of March, we come to days that we can greet Spring, but also to days that we remember the prophet of God, who came to suffer a lot. Already early, at the beginning of mankind, a first prophecy was given, that he would come into the world and would get wounded for […]

Peace of God surpasses all understanding

The peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts.​—Phil. 4:7. Pray, and then you will receive the peace of God. But notice that “the peace of God . . . surpasses all understanding.” What does that mean? Some translators render this expression “surpasses all our dreams” or “excels all human planning.” Paul was, in […]

The New Covenant Intercessor

After mediating the Law Covenant, Moses did not leave the people to their own devices, but was still interested in them. So much was he devoted to them that, he became mediator in the sense of reconciler or intercessor with God on their behalf. The first occasion for this came soon after the covenant had […]

The Atonement in Type and Antitype 2 Going forth to Jesus

In Heb. 13: 13-16, the Apostle speaks of us going forth to Jesus without the camp, to bear his reproach. Does this mean that we are to consider ourselves and our sacrifices (Rom. 12: 1) as sin offerings, as it were the goat following the bullock? It cannot mean this, for the goat sacrifice has […]

A Ransom for all 3 Seeing Him as He is

In the previous two chapters we have seen that the first human beings took a wrong direction and had their relationship to God damaged. We also saw that there was a need of a redemption price for which God could not be the stand in or become an incarnation and play a man. As such […]

A Ransom for all 2 Corresponding price

Divine Justice requires the punishment of disobedience, and cannot allow the guilty to be cleared.(Exodus 34: 6, 7; Rom. 3: 19.) This is the basis of God‘s dealings; “Justice and judgment are the habitation of Thy throne.” (Psa. 89: 14; 97: 2.) He is ” the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither […]

A birthday passed nearly unnoticed

Two days ago it was in certain way a special day we would have loved to celebrate. But it passed before we knew it. Days were floating letting sun and moon exchange the night and days. Normally on the religious part we would not celebrate other feasts than those God gave us to celebrate. The […]