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Articles on Bible Prophecy and other Biblical topics will be prepared from time to time.
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Should you have a question on Biblical subjects you may email the editor and an answer will be provided.
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Hebrew: A Pure Language

Hebrew: A Pure Language

John R Ecob D.D. My determination is to gather the nations, that I may assemble the kingdoms, to pour upon them mine indignation, even all my fierce anger: for all the earth shall be devoured with the fire of my jealousy. For then will I turn to the people a pure...

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Who are the Talibans

Who are the Talibans

by John R Ecob DD The Taliban are fierce tribesmen living in eastern Afghanistan, Pakistan and northern India. There are various estimates of their numbers from 15 million upwards. Some say tens of millions. What is clear is that they are not the ordinary...

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Euphrates to Dry Up

Euphrates to Dry Up

John Ecob DD And the sixth angel poured out his vial upon the great river Euphrates; and the water thereof was dried up, that the way of the kings of the east might be prepared.   And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, and...

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ISRAEL – God’s Vine, Fig Tree and Olive Tree

ISRAEL – God’s Vine, Fig Tree and Olive Tree

John Ecob DD Trees are used symbolically of nations and peoples in Scripture. When Balaam prophesied of Israel he described the nation as gardens by the river’s side, as the trees of lign aloes which the LORD hath planted, and as cedar trees beside the waters (Numbers...

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The Virgin Mary

The Virgin Mary

By John R. Ecob D.D. Was there ever a more Godly woman than Mary, the mother of our Lord? She was chosen by the Holy Spirit of God to be the person through whom God would bring His only begotten Son into the world. Mary carried the Son of God in her womb, nursed Him...

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Who Wrote the Bible?

Who Wrote the Bible?

By John R. Ecob D.D. The Bible is a unique book by any standard.  It is the oldest book in the world and outdates every other written record.  No other written record compares with it.  Whether we turn to Assyrian stone stele, Egyptian clay tablets, papyrus or vellum...

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The Day Russia Burns

The Day Russia Burns

By John R. Ecob D.D. And I will send a fire on Magog, and among them that dwell carelessly in the isles: and they shall know that I am the LORD (Ezekiel 39:6). The  nations  of  the  world  are assembling   for   the   drama of the last days - the “end of the...

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The Lord’s Final Testimony to Israel

The Lord’s Final Testimony to Israel

By John R. Ecob D.D. The Lord’s final ministry to His disciples before He went to the cross is recorded in John’s Gospel chapters 12 to 17. Jesus was preparing them for the traumatic experience that lay ahead and for the new Covenant under which they would serve and...

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The Right Path

The Right Path

By John R. Ecob D.D. This world is a dark place and in the darkness many lose their way. The number of paths one may follow make life a confusing maze. In our tender years we are safe under the care of loving parents who guide our footsteps but when we reach the age...

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Who Was Barabbas?

Who Was Barabbas?

By John R. Ecob D.D. We would never have known who Barabbas was if Pilate had not given the Jews the opportunity the crucify him instead of Jesus. Pilate was the typical politician. He found no fault in Jesus but wanted peace at any price and tried to placate the...

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Olive Press or Wine Press

Olive Press or Wine Press

By: John Ecob All the circumstances surrounding the death of the Lord Jesus were controlled by God. God chose the place of His Son’s death on “one of the mountains...in the land of Moriah” (Genesis 22:2). He chose crucifixion so that “they pierced His hands and feet”...

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Perils of the Sea

Perils of the Sea

By John Ecob D.D. In journeyings often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren. (2 Corinthians...

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