Quotations/Allusions to the Old Testament book of Isaiah in the New Testament A quotation is a word-for-word citation of the original source, often preceded by “it is written.” An allusion is a reference to the original source using the the same key words or thoughts without quoting word for word. Because the New Testament writers […]
While Miriam was more focused on getting glory than on doing good, Barnabas was more focused on doing good than on getting glory and in the process he changed the world.
How do we deal with the fact that we serve and work in a local church where some people just seem to get a better deal than we do? Miriam had the same problem with her baby brother Moses. This talk looks at Miriam and how we go wrong when we focus on who gets the glory rather than doing good.
Study questions, maps, charts, key words, history, background, outlines, and links to help you study the Old Testament book of Isaiah.
Sometimes we act as if finding God’s will is a version of the old 3-shell con game: where a marble is hidden under one shell and the con man moves them rapidly around the table and you have to guess which shell contains the marble. No matter which shell you pick you are always wrong. I would argue that the problem is not God hiding his will. The problem is the way we are looking for it.