Biblical Subjects

Who Built Nineveh?

Who Built Nineveh?

by John Ecob Nimrod...the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech...in the land of Shinar. Out of that land went forth Asshur, and builded Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, and Calah, and Resen (Genesis 10:8-12). Modern versions state that Nimrod built Nineveh but...

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Married to God – Israel and the Church

Married to God – Israel and the Church

by John R Ecob It is important to understand what the Christian’s relationship is with God and also the relationship that God has with Jews and Gentiles. God is a Triune God; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit and there are specific relationships for Jews, Gentiles and the...

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The Temple at Shiloh

The Temple at Shiloh

by John R Ecob DD When the children of Israel conquered the land of Canaan, Joshua pitched the Tabernacle at Shiloh which was located about 15km north of Bethel and 30km north of Jerusalem. It was central to all the tribes (Joshua 18:1). The name means, tranquil or...

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The Supreme Authority of the Lord Jesus Christ

The Supreme Authority of the Lord Jesus Christ

by Dr Peter H.L Wee - Singapore About 2000 years ago there walked upon this earth the most powerful, and authoritative, person in the whole universe. He was so vastly powerful that nothing could withstand Him, by they devil, demons, dangerous elements, animals, men,...

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Jesus’ Parting Prayer – For Me

Jesus’ Parting Prayer – For Me

Ecumenicism in John 17 by John R Ecob When Jesus contemplated His departure from this world He was concerned for those He would leave behind and made several requests for them. His requests were directed to the Father for the disciples whom the Father had given Him...

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The Diaspora – A Treasure Hid in a Field

The Diaspora – A Treasure Hid in a Field

by John R Ecob Jesus likened the kingdom of heaven to a treasure hid in a field which, when a man found, he purchased the field. Israel is God’s “peculiar treasure” (Exodus 19:5) buried among the nations. God promised that Abraham’s seed would be as “the stars of the...

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Seven Promises to Overcomers

Seven Promises to Overcomers

by John R Ecob He that hath an ear to hear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches (Revelation 2:7,11,17,29; 3:6,13, 22) The overcomers in the seven churches of Asia were the saved remnant in seven professing churches. The promises that Christ made to...

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Horses & Chariots

Horses & Chariots

by John R Ecob Horses for courses, may mean some people are suitable in one situation but not in another. But in Israel’s case, horses were not to be multiplied in the land at all. Did you ever wonder why, when the Israelites escaped from Egypt, the only horses at the...

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Hornets in Canaan

Hornets in Canaan

by John R Ecob I will send my fear before thee ... And I will send hornets before thee, which shall drive out the Hivite, the Canaanite, and the Hittite, from before thee. Thou shalt not be afraid of them: but shalt well remember what the LORD thy God did unto...

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Did the Israelites cross at the Red Sea?

Did the Israelites cross at the Red Sea?

by John R Ecob About 1,500 BC Moses led the children of Israel out of Egypt after God had sent plagues upon the land. The journey to the promised land began at Rameses where the children of Israel had been working for...

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Did the Church Start at Pentecost?

Did the Church Start at Pentecost?

by John R Ecob DD Some teach that the Church did not begin until Acts 13 when the Gospel was preached to the Gentiles, and that baptism for believers was therefore only a Jewish rite that does not apply to the Church....

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The Archangels: Michael, Gabriel and Lucifer

The Archangels: Michael, Gabriel and Lucifer

by John R Ecob DD There are only two angels named in Scripture; Michael and Gabriel. Michael is the only angel called an Archangel or “chief angel”. In many places we read of “an angel” without any identification but it...

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