Monthly Archives: September 2015

WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER THREE Part II Also, the term “Kingdom of heaven” was not new to the Jewish ear. For instance, Rabbis were once discussing what God meant after He … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER THREE Part I (con’t) In other Jewish writings we find that such rural areas served a special purpose. Some Rabbis taught that parts of the agrarian areas … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER THREE Part I Verse 1: “It was around this time that John the Baptizer began delivering his message from God to the people. This was out in … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

ATTENTION ALL FAMILY, FRIENDS, FOLLOWERS, AND STUDENTS! We just finished Chapter 2 of Matthew’s Gospel.  For some, you learned that the visitors from the east who came to see the new king of the Jews were never referred to as … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

If an atheist tells you they don’t believe there is a God, then ask them if they believe there is no God. If they say “yes”, tell them it is impossible to believe nothing, because belief requires faith, and faith … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

In my studies of Philosophy, I came across this concept expressed by a Jewish Philosopher back in Medieval times. There are five different theories concerning Divine Providence; they are all ancient, known since the time of the Prophets, when the … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CRITICAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER TWO Part V (con’t) Verses 21-23: “So Joseph took the child and His mother and went to Israel. But he heard that Archelaus was now king in … Continue reading

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