Why is Micah 5 a messianic chapter? 

Micah is one of the minor prophets in the Bible. Micah 5 presents seven specific Messianic prophecies:  First-Christ’s Mistreatment  “They will strike the judge of Israel with a rod on…

What is the story of Jesus’ birth?  

Jesus’ Birth The story of Jesus’ birth (Matthew 1-2, Luke 1-2) starts when the angel Gabriel appeared to Mary and told her, “Rejoice, highly favored one, the Lord is with…

Did Jesus get angry or exhibit anger?

Cleansing the Temple When Jesus cleared the temple of the money changers and animal-sellers, He exhibited holy anger (Matthew 21:12-13; Mark 11:15-18; John 2:13-22). His angry spirit was a holy…

What were the duties of the high priest? 

The high priest The high priest was the chief religious leader of the Israelites. His office was hereditary and handed down from Aaron, Moses’ brother the Levite (Exodus 28:1; Numbers…

What does the word “ephphatha” mean?

The deaf-mute person The word “ephphatha” is an Aramaic word recorded only once in the gospel of Mark 7:34. 31. The story was about Jesus healing the deaf-mute person. As…