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Category: 105: Wisdom Books

Ecclesiastes 1 – 4

The Book of Ecclesiastes was appointed by Ezra-Nehemiah during that time of Great Revival, to be read during the Feast of Tabernacles.  During his physical ministry Jesus Christ never took issue with reading Ecclesiastes during Tabernacles or with any other appointment by Ezra like the Light Ceremony, or the Water Pouring Ceremony; quite the contrary […]

Psalms 50 – 54

Psalm 50 Psalm 50:1 The mighty God, even the LORD, hath spoken, and called [to everyone on the earth all day long] the earth from the rising of the sun unto the going down thereof. Jesus Christ the Messiah will come to Jerusalem which he will enter on  the foal of a donkey from the […]

Psalms 46 – 49

Psalm 46 Jesus Christ is the LORD and refuge of the faithful who live by every Word of God the Father Psalm 46:1 God is our refuge and strength, a very present [God is always there to help the faithful; although he may allow trials to teach us important lessons, even during those trials he is […]

Psalms 42 – 45

Psalm 42 If we hunger and thirst after every Word of God like a person dying of thirst or famine, then we will surely learn and internalize the Word of God to live by it and we shall be filled, becoming like God in our thoughts and deeds through thinking and living like God thinks […]

Psalms 38 – 41

Psalm 38 God will correct all those he loves when they go astray, so that by afflicting the flesh the spirit may be saved Psalm 38:1 O lord, rebuke me not in thy wrath: neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure. 38:2 For thine arrows stick fast in me, and thy hand presseth me sore. 38:3 There is no soundness […]

Psalms 37

Psalm 37 Encouragement to trust in God and to neither envy the apparent physical prosperity nor fear the deeds of the wicked; for the wicked will soon perish and their deeds with them Psalm 37:1 Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity. 37:2 For they shall soon be cut down […]

Psalms 35 – 36

 Psalm 35  A prayer for the deliverance of the godly who live by the Word of God and a prophecy of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.  God our Father WILL hear the prayer of all those who love him enough to live by every Word of God and he will deliver us from death and […]

Psalms 33 – 34

Psalm 33 Praise God for his Holy Righteous Word Psalm 33:1 Rejoice in the LORD, O ye righteous [God is righteousness,  and living by every Word of God is righteousness]: for praise [God is worthy of praise] is comely for the upright. 33:2 Praise the LORD with harp: sing unto him with the psaltery and an instrument of ten strings.  33:3 Sing […]

Psalms 31 – 32

Psalm 31 A prayer for the deliverance of all those who put their trust in the LORD God:  May God deliver all those who live by his Word, no one will ever be ashamed for trusting and living by every Word of God. Psalm 31:1 In thee, O LORD, do I put my trust; let me […]

Psalms 27 – 30

Psalm 27 The  LORD and every Word of God is the light of righteousness, casting out the darkness of wickedness. Psalm 27:1 The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Those who walk in the light of living […]

Psalms 23 – 26

Psalm 23 David thanks God as he reminisces about his life   Psalm 23 is an allegory about the called out first fruits who are called to become kings in the Kingdom of God.   The called out first fruits of the New Covenant are to follow God and to live by every Word of God the […]

Psalms 19 – 22

Psalm 19 The greatness of God is seen in the earth and the marvelous starry heavens. Psalm 19:1 The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. 19:2 Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. The glory of the creation is seen by all peoples and the glory […]

Psalms 16 – 18

Psalm 16 Psalm 16:1 Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust. The goodness of men is as nothing compared to the goodness of God. 16:2 O my soul, thou hast said unto the Lord, Thou art my Lord: my [own] goodness extendeth [does not reach to God] not to thee; 16:3 But […]

Psalms 11 – 15

Psalm 11 The godly righteous will put their trust in the Eternal and they will live by every Word of God. Psalm 11:1 In the LORD put I my trust: how say ye to my soul, Flee as a bird to your  [Holy Temple] mountain [the dwelling place of God]? Wicked men are ever keen […]

Psalms 6 – 10

Psalm 6 A prayer for deliverance Psalm 6:1 O LORD, rebuke me not in thine anger, neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.  6:2 Have mercy upon me, O LORD; for I am weak: O LORD, heal me [deliver us from the Adversary for we cannot deliver ourselves]; for my bones are vexed [by the enemies of […]

Psalms 1 – 5

The Life of David God has seen fit to preserve much of David’s history as well as the Psalms. Why? We need to read David’s Psalms and the history of his battles with enemies and with sin, and then stand back and see them in the allegorical spiritual context of our own struggles with sin […]

Job 38 – 42

Job 38-42 The Great Sin of Today’s Spiritual Ekklesia The conclusion of the book is a powerful lesson in humility and sincere repentance before God. The Bering who later gave up his Godhood to be made flesh and die to redeem humanity as Jesus Christ explains to Job and to us the great sin of […]

Job 35 – 37

Job 35:1 Elihu spake moreover, and said, 35:2 Thinkest thou this to be right, that thou saidst, My righteousness is more than God’s? 35:3 For thou saidst, What advantage will it be unto thee? and, What profit shall I have, if I [repent and be cleansed] be cleansed from my sin? 35:4 I will answer […]

Job 32 – 34

Job 32 Elihu Speaks Job 32:1 So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes. 32:2 Then was kindled the wrath of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the kindred of Ram: against Job was his wrath kindled, because he justified himself rather than God. 32:3 […]

Job 30 – 31

Job 30 Job’s Test of Suffering Job 30:1 But now they that are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I would have disdained to have set with the dogs of my flock. Job complains, I was old and respected for wisdom, now because of my trial even the foolish young men despise […]

Job 26 – 29

Job 26 Job Responds Job agrees that God is mighty and asks: Can you help a man against God? Can any man resist God? Job speaks of the might and wisdom of God; insisting that he would not sin against God. Job 26:1 But Job answered and said, 26:2 How hast thou helped him that […]

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