Commentary on Deuteronomy 5

Notes (NET Translation) 1 Then Moses called all the people of Israel together and said to them: "Listen, Israel, to the statutes and ordinances that I am about to deliver to you today; learn them and be careful to keep them! This verse, in mentioning statutes and ordinances, forms an inclusio with 11:32. 2 The … Continue reading Commentary on Deuteronomy 5

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Commentary on Deuteronomy 4

Notes (NET Translation) 1 Now, Israel, pay attention to the statutes and ordinances I am about to teach you, so that you might live and go on to enter and take possession of the land that the LORD, the God of your ancestors, is giving you. In light of God's acts of deliverance (narrated in … Continue reading Commentary on Deuteronomy 4

Is Publicly Opposing Transgender Ideology Now Illegal in Canada?

Many of you may have already seen the story: Anti-gay activist ordered to pay $55,000 to B.C. trans candidate in fight over hateful flyer $20,000 was for improper conduct during the trial and $35,000 was a remedy for discrimination. This raises the question: is publicly opposing transgender ideology now illegal in Canada? I decided to … Continue reading Is Publicly Opposing Transgender Ideology Now Illegal in Canada?

Commentary on Deuteronomy 3:23-29

Notes (NET Translation) 23 Moreover, at that time I pleaded with the LORD, 24 "O, Lord GOD, you have begun to show me your greatness and strength. (What god in heaven or earth can rival your works and mighty deeds?) 25 Let me please cross over to see the good land on the other side … Continue reading Commentary on Deuteronomy 3:23-29

Seal Impression of Nathan-Melech

Tiny First Temple find could be first proof of aide to biblical King Josiah: Rare seal impression from 8th century BCE, bearing the name Nathan-Melech, found in dig at large Iron Age administrative center in Jerusalem’s City of David by Amanda Borschel-Dan Two minuscule 2,600-year-old inscriptions recently uncovered in the City of David's Givati Parking … Continue reading Seal Impression of Nathan-Melech

Commentary on Deuteronomy 3:18-22

Notes (NET Translation) 18 At that time I instructed you as follows: "The LORD your God has given you this land for your possession. You warriors are to cross over before your fellow Israelites equipped for battle. 19 But your wives, children, and livestock (of which I know you have many) may remain in the … Continue reading Commentary on Deuteronomy 3:18-22

Commentary on Deuteronomy 3:12-17

Notes (NET Translation) 12 This is the land we brought under our control at that time: The territory extending from Aroer by the Wadi Arnon and half the Gilead hill country with its cities I gave to the Reubenites and Gadites. The heated discussion between the tribal leaders and Moses (Num 32) about their right … Continue reading Commentary on Deuteronomy 3:12-17