Isaiah

    Isaiah ("salvation of the LORD") wrote more prophecies about the Messiah than any other.  This book is often called the Miniature Bible because its 66 chapters mimic the 66 books - there's even a shift at chapter 40 from law to grace, from judgment to hope (just like Malachi/Matthew - books 39-40).  This … Continue reading Isaiah

Mark 1.1-8 – John the Baptizer

1.1 The Master (Jesus) beginning: Mark starts with Christ’s adult life & ministry (no birth, genealogies, etc.) gospel: the good news that a new king was ascending the throne [evangelion] Jesus: from Joshua, meaning salvation (they had waited 400 yrs since the last prophet) Christ: from Messiah, meaning anointed (expecting Him for 2,000 yrs, since … Continue reading Mark 1.1-8 – John the Baptizer