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Daniel Katterns on the miracle of Joshua

January 5, 2015 Comments off

Daniel Katterns was the author of a critique on a paper by J. von Gumpach: ON THE MIRACLE OF JOSHUA,  [The Journal of sacred literature, ed. by J. Kitto. vol 3. 1949. pp. 136-151.

Both articles have the same title. Katterns’ critique appears in: The Journal of Sacred Literature, C. Cox, vol V, 1851. pp. 209-222.

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Did the sun stand still?

November 9, 2014 Comments off

Martin Luther reportedly denounced Copernicus and declared, “I believe the Holy Scriptures, for Joshua commanded the sun to stand still, not the earth” (Luther, Table Talk, pp. 358-59)

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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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Milton S. Terry and the grammatico-historical principle

July 14, 2012 Comments off

Israel’s promised land, described as a land of milk and honey, and the seventh day sabbath, are both types of the rest that Hebrews 3-4 encourages believers to enter. Entering this rest requires belief. 

After the children of Israel were delivered from Egypt, they endured 40 years wandering in the wilderness. At the end of that period Joshua addressed them, and he spoke of their promised inheritance as rest. “Remember the word which Moses the servant of the LORD commanded you, saying, The Lord your God hath given you rest, and hath given you this land.” [Joshua 1:13]

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F. B. Meyer’s interpretation of the land of promise

February 18, 2012 Comments off

In the first chapter of his book Joshua And The Land of Promise, presented below, English evangelist F. B. Meyer explained the spiritual significance of the land of Canaan that was promised to Abraham, based on teachings contained in the books of Ephesians and Hebrews. [F. B. Meyer. Joshua And The Land of Promise. Fleming H. Revell Company, NY. 1893.] Read more…

Paul’s epistles and the Muratorian canon

February 18, 2012 Comments off

Luigi Antonio Muratori, (1672-1750) archivist and librarian in Modena, found and published an ancient Latin fragment listing the books of the New Testament canon, known as the Muratorian canon. [1] The author is unknown; it represents the earliest known listing of the books of the New Testament, probably from about 190 AD. Read more…