Category Archives: Bible commentary

Prayers of the Righteous

I have no shortage of prayers that I make to God on my own behalf, but when I pray for others, I have an extra concern for effective prayers. Continue reading

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Commentary on Isaiah 9:6 Father of Eternity

For believers in Jesus, Isaiah 9:6 is a powerful passage speaking about the Messiah. A traditional translation is:

For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us;
And the government will rest on His shoulders;
And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
Eternal Father, Prince of Peace (NASB). Continue reading

Remembering and Observing the Sabbath

The Sabbath has special meaning in my life. It is a time for me to rest and to draw closer to God. I do not always do this perfectly, but it is helpful to set aside a day for the purpose of rest and spending time with God. Continue reading

Love is a Mitzvah

I have read the Bible many times in my lifetime, but I am always finding new things or new understanding. It makes the Bible always fresh for me. Sometimes a focus on one verse can bring me to make several connections throughout the Scriptures. Continue reading

James 1 Commentary

The book of James has many wonderful insights and practical information for Christian living. In the book of James, the author writes to his fellow Jewish brethren who are suffering. James gives them encouragement and advice. This is an overview of James 1:1-18 that came from a school assignment. Continue reading