Biblical Subjects

Who Was David’s Mother?

Who Was David’s Mother?

by John R Ecob DD What did David mean when he said in his great prayer of confession that “in sin did my mother conceive me”? If you ask the Catholic he may say that it refers to the doctrine of original sin: that every one of us has original sin such that we bear the...

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Only One Correct Interpretation

Only One Correct Interpretation

When it comes to Biblical interpretation there can only be one correct interpretation. There may be many applications but only one interpretation. A common view held by theologically trained people is that everybody is entitled to their own view and one view can be...

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The Gifts of the Spirit to the Church

The Gifts of the Spirit to the Church

by John R Ecob DD At Pentecost, the Holy Spirit was given to baptise (place in) Old Testament saints into the Body of Christ and thus make “one new man” distinct from Israel. In Paul’s first epistle to the Corinthians chapter 12 he lists the gifts that God gave to the...

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Dark Dark Days

Dark Dark Days

by John R Ecob DD Through the wrath of the LORD of hosts is the land darkened, and the people shall be as the fuel of the fire: no man shall spare his brother. (Isaiah 9:19). The Prophet Isaiah lived in dark days of the history of Judah and Israel. The evil northern...

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An Overview of Romans chs. 9-11

An Overview of Romans chs. 9-11

by John R Ecob DD Three chapters in Paul’s Epistle to the Romans; chapters.9 thro’ 11, are hotly contested by Calvinists and non-Calvinists yet if sound principles of Biblical exposition are applied there is no problem. The first rule is: Who is the subject? Without...

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Who are the witnesses

Who are the witnesses

by John R Ecob DD In Revelation chapter 11 we read of two Jewish Prophets who witness during the first half of the 7-year Tribulation and there has been a lot of speculation as to who they will be. Some say that the two witnesses are Moses and Elijah because these...

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How old is the World?

How old is the World?

by John R Ecob DD We are constantly bombarded with claims that indigenous people lived here in Australia 60,000 years ago. It used to be 40,000 but the latest figure seems to be 60,000. I don’t know what scientific evidence this claim is based on but it certainly ...

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GOD’S PROPHETIC PLAN IN PSALM 118

GOD’S PROPHETIC PLAN IN PSALM 118

John Ecob Shortly after Jesus rose from the dead He said to the disciples, These are the words which I spake unto you, while I was yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled, which were written in the law of Moses, and in the prophets,and in the psalms,concerning...

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When the Saints Shout  Grace, Grace!

When the Saints Shout Grace, Grace!

Who art thou, O great mountain? before Zerubbabel thou shalt become a plain: and he shall bring forth the headstone thereof with shoutings, crying, Grace, grace unto it. Moreover the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the...

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The Little Horn – Who Is He

The Little Horn – Who Is He

By John R. Ecob D.D. Daniel prophesied that there would be four great kingdoms on earth before Christ returned to establish His kingdom. After the demise of Egypt and Assyria, those four kingdoms were: - Babylon - Persia - Greece - Rome The Babylonians became the...

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The Sin of Sodom

The Sin of Sodom

By John R. Ecob D.D. Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy. And they were haughty, and committed abomination...

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