Old Testament

Daily Family Worship: Household Devotions Each Morning and Evening as a Chief Means of Church Revival

Seventh Edition: December 2000 The Westminster Larger Catechism Q. & A. 156f states: 'Although all are not to be permitted to read the Word publicly to the congregation, yet all sorts of people are bound to read it apart by themselves and with their families. To which end the Holy Scriptures are to be translated… Read more »

Presbyterian Baptism in Noah’s Flood

It is interesting to see how the Neo-Catastrophist Henry Morris perceived Noah’s Flood — through his own spectacles of baptistic immersionism.   There, he forgot it was only the unbaptized wicked who were totally submersed  – and that it was only Noah’s family that was baptized, precisely by sprinkling from above. In his book The Beginning… Read more »

Mount Sinai and the Sermon on the Mount

Preface The following paraphrastic translation is neither a strict translation nor a free paraphrase of Matthew chapter five. In a strict translation, an attempt is made to give a precise rendition of the writer's very words, taken straight from the ancient language he wrote in. Even the thoughtforms of the writer's own ancient culture are… Read more »

Daniel’s Eschatology

 CHRIST'S KINGDOM AN EVER-INCREASING AND CONQUERING STONE    Daniel 2                                                                "O king, you saw…a great image [depicting four successive kingdoms]….  You   kept on looking, until a Stone was cut out, without hands.   This smote the  image upon its iron-and-clay feet, and broke them into pieces….   And the Stone Which smote the image, became a great Mountain… Read more »

Creation and Commission: Genesis 1 to 3 – Translation and Commentary

– 2 – The Eternal God-Triune covenantally creates the Tri-Universe 1:1 God-Triune created [the Tri-Universec alias] the two Heavens and the Earth at the beginning.     1:2 Then, the unshaped Earth was empty.   And darkness was upon the surface of the ocean depths.   Yet God-Triune’s Spirit kept on hovering over the surface of the waters. 1:1a)… Read more »