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Spiritual Oxymoron - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... commentary on Israel in II Kings 17 is one of the more pathetic descriptions of Israel in Scripture. Israel had been given many chances to repent and return to their God, yet they remained two-faced: they worshiped Jehovah but "did...
1 Kings 14:16: made Israel to sin - Study Note
... made Israel to sin. No less than eighteen times in the two books of Kings are we reminded that it was Jeroboam who not only sinned, but “made Israel to sin.” This is the first reference; the last is II Kings 17:21, where it is said...
2 Kings 17:23
... the LORD removed Israel out of his sight, as he had said by all his servants the prophets. So was Israel carried away out of their own land to Assyria unto this...
Bought With A Price - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... place. “I have bought five yoke of oxen” (Luke 14:19), for example. In just that way, we were purchased while in the slave market of sin, for we were once slaves to sin and Satan. But Christ purchased us with His precious blood,...
Clap Hands - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... meaning to "slap." It is the one used in Nahum 3:19, speaking of the coming destruction of Nineveh: ". . . all that hear the bruit of thee shall clap the hands over thee: for upon whom hath not thy wickedness passed...
Peaceful Security - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... of fire round about" that Elisha spoke of (2 Kings 6:17). And it is a war! "But I see another law in my members," Paul wrote, "warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which is...
Disguises - Article
Connie J. Horn - upon her in order to steal her father’s idols (Genesis 31:34,35).Other disguises were donned to provoke the one deceived into fulfilling a promise, or to bring the one deceived to a place of understanding. Judah’s widowed...
Does the Bible Contain a Mathematically Incorrect Value for "Pi"? - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - decimal places, but for most applications the approximation 3.14 is sufficient. Inserting the value of circumference and diameter given by Scripture into the equation yields a value of P to be 3, and it is this apparent error which gives Bible...
1 Kings 7:23: thirty cubits - Study Note
... circumference to its diameter) was exactly 3.0, instead of 3.1416. The critics do not understand the principle—always applied in careful scientific calculations—of “significant figures.” The dimensions as given were not...
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