Archive for the ‘Book of Genesis’ Category

The Mosaic record of Creation by Alexander McCaul

December 30, 2014 Comments off

Alexander McCaul D.D. (1799–1863) was Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament Exegesis at King’s College, London, and Prebendary of St. Paul’s. He was the author of The Mosaic record of Creation, published in: AIDS TO FAITH; edited by William Thomson. [JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET, LONDON. 1870. pp. 89-234.]

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Ps. Longinus On the sublime, and Genesis 1

December 21, 2014 Comments off

“On the Sublime” is a work of literary criticism written in the first century, generally attributed to an author called Pseudo Longinus.

Longinus On the sublime.

Henry Frowde, M.A.
Publisher to the University of Oxford
London, Edinburgh New York and Toronto. 1906.

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Andrew Jukes on the biblical types

June 6, 2014 Comments off

The following is a discussion of the typology of the Pentateuch, by Andrew Jukes.

Andrew John Jukes. The law of the offerings in Leviticus I-VII, considered as the appointed figure of the various aspects of the offering of the body of Jesus Christ. J. Nisbet and co., 1869. pp. 1-33.

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Zion’s foundations

October 13, 2013 1 comment

Isaiah said that in Zion, God will lay a stone, a sure foundation, a precious corner stone.

Therefore thus saith the Lord God, Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation: he that believeth shall not make haste. [Isa. 28:16]

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The land and its deity

July 6, 2013 Comments off

God’s promises to Abraham were connected with knowing God, as God’s revelations of himself were Abraham’s “exceeding great reward.”

“After these things the word of the Lord came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.” [Gen. 15:1]

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Biblical horses, asses and camels

January 13, 2013 Comments off

Animals mentioned in prophecy, such as horses, asses, and camels, are symbolic, and represent certain classes of people. This article reviews the context in which these animals are mentioned throughout the Bible.

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J.C. Bellett on Jacob’s blessing of Judah

January 6, 2013 Comments off

The following is John Crosthwaite Bellett’s discussion of Jacob’s blessing of Judah in Genesis 49:8–12.

[John Crosthwaite Bellett. God’s witness in prophecy and history: Bible studies on the historical fulfilments of Jacob’s prophetic blessings on the twelve tribes. J. Masters, London. 1884. pp. 43–63.]

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