Monthly Archives: November 2016

WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX Part XV Verse 47: While Jesus was still speaking, Judas Iscariot, one of the twelve apostles arrived. He had a big crowd of people with him, … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX Part XIV Verses 43-44: Then He went back to His followers. Again He found them sleeping. They could not stay awake. So He left them and … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX Part XIII Early church leader Leo the Great gives us an interesting insight into what he feels our Lord’s prayer here is trying to communicate, not … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

John Keats (1795-1821), an English poet, was focusing on two scenes painted on a Sosibios vase, and penned these lines at the end his ode to that urn: “When old age shall this generation waste, Thou shalt remain, in midst … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

WHAT IS AN AMERICAN? Before the recent presidential election, the leader of ISIS put out the word for their savages to kill Americans all around the world, in any country. This is not new, it has happened before. In fact, … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX Part XII We also find some interesting information in Jewish literature on the subject of the rooster crowing. In the Jewish Mishnah, we are told that … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX Part XI Verse 32: “But after I am killed, I will rise from death. Then I will go up into Galilee. I will be there before … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX Part X Early church scholar Cyril gives us his commentary on this portion of Matthew. He writes: “The disciples were not merely confused; rather the matter … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX Part IX Some Jewish scholars see this anguish of the Messiah as, “…the suffering which must precede His coming.”1 However, others accept it as the trials … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX Part VIII Verse 26: As they continued eating, Jesus took some flatbread and thanked God for it. He broke off some pieces, gave them to His … Continue reading

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