Lenten Season: Resurrection Sunday – He Has Risen!

Weekly Insight - Lenten Season Resurrection Sunday - He Is Risen - Mark 16

That Sunday morning changed the lives not just of three women but the whole world – the Resurrection Sunday to be remembered and celebrated for centuries to come. Early in the morning, two angels announced that no one was ready to believe in: He has risen; He is not here, said the young man that […]

Lenten Season: Crucifixion – The Way Of The King

Weekly Insight - Lenten Season Crucifixion - The Way Of The King - Mark 15

The crucifixion is the most central, fundamental, and at the same time controversial event in the Bible. Moreover, the crucifixion is the most prominent event that could ever happen in the entire history of mankind. Also, the crucifixion is the biggest stumbling block for many unbelievers, along with believers of different denominations and religions. Finally, […]

Lenten Season: The Rejection And Betrayal – Mark 14

Weekly Insight - Lenten Season The Rejection And Betrayal - Mark 14

Rejection and betrayal are probably some of the biggest fears of every person. The great majority, if not all, strive to prove their importance, to earn recognition and fame. Moreover, in some cases, people willing to lose their humanity in exchange for prestige and influence. And all these are the result of fallen human nature […]

The Lenten Season Series: Into

Weekly Insight - The Lenten Season Series Into

Lenten season is one of the oldest observations in Christian life. In Catholicism, they call it Ash Wednesday. Usually, Lent is a period of 40 days preceding the day of the celebration of Easter. However, the early Church observed the Lenten season for two to three days. So, Lent is a season of reflection and […]

God’s Guidance And Providence For His Chosen People

Weekly Insight - God's Guidance And Providence For His Chosen People

God’s guidance despite the rebellion of the children of Israel; God’s providence despite the disobedience of His chosen people. And this is the “farewell speech” of Moses, reviewing the history of the nation. Thus, Moses recounts God’s guidance and Israel’s rebellion and defeat when they were about to enter Canaan for the first time 12. […]

Divinely Chosen Mediator and The High Priest – Christ

Weekly Insight - Divinely Chosen Mediator and The High Priest - Christ

The term “mediator” occurs frequently in the Bible, though more often in the New Testament than in the Old Testament. The idea of the mediator permeates Scripture with human mediation being common in the OT, while the mediation of Christ is one of the key themes of the new covenant 13. Thus, priests and prophets […]

The First Census Of Israel And The Twelve Disciples

Weekly Insight - The First Census Of Israel And The Twelve Disciples

The fourth book of the Pentateuch gets its name for the two “numberings” of the children of Israel. The first census took place while the Israelites were still in the wilderness of Sinai 1 year and 31 days after the escape from Egypt. And the second census happened after the plague (Numbers 26:1-3) 40 years […]

The Only Cure From The Greatest Pandemic Ever

Weekly Insight - The Only Cure From The Greatest Pandemic Ever

There were numerous sorts of pandemics and plagues in human history. According to History.com, the earliest recorded pandemic occurred during the Peloponnesian War in 430 BC. But that is because they did not read Exodus 7-11 about the Ten Plagues that happened in 1446 BC and 1 Samuel 5 when the pandemic of hemorrhoids struck […]

The Establishment And Destruction Of The Temple

Weekly Insight - The Establishment And Destruction Of The Temple

Leviticus is the central book of the Pentateuch. This book was written by Moses. Leviticus continues the narrative of the book of Exodus, where at the end of the book God established the Tabernacle to dwell among the children of Israel in His Glory. All the Bible is divinely inspired but the book of Leviticus […]

The Tabernacle – A Pattern of Worship

Weekly Insight - The Tabernacle - A Pattern of Worship

The focal point of the Tabernacle of the congregation is twofold: (1) physical/literal; (2) figurative/spiritual. This structure established the holy and immutable relationship between the nation of Israel (Church) and the Lord God. The details given to Moses illustrate the proper and acceptable worship of the Holy God. It separates God, elevates Him and places […]