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rdlb's Blog > Who is Saved by Rev. John Odhner

Posted 11 July 2021

There is a common tendency with people to make negative judgments about other people. In high schools, this tendency shows itself in cliques. A few popular kids get into a group, and gradually begin to think that they are better than others because they are better liked. Kids who aren't "in" may become objects of pity, or contempt, or even of cruel jokes....

rdlb's Blog > What is in a NAME.

Posted 31 December 2020

Name  From a presumed derivative of the base of γινώσκω (G1097) ( ὀνίνημι oninēmi (G3685)) A prolonged form of an apparently primary verb (onomai, to slur), for which another prolonged form (onao) is used as an alternate in some tenses [unless indeed it be identical with the base of ὄνομα (G3686) through the idea of notoriety]
1097 to know, to learn to kn...

rdlb's Blog > Joseph and Jesus Compared

Posted 14 November 2020

Joseph and Jesus Compared

Joseph was a shepherd
Jesus was our Shepherd

Joseph was a beloved son
Jesus was a beloved Son

Joseph was stripped of his tunic
Jesus was stripped of His tunic

Joseph was sold for twenty pieces of silver by Judah
Jesus was betrayed for thirty pieces of silver by Judas

Joseph was abandoned by his brothers
Jesus was abandon...


Posted 08 November 2020

Matt. 13:3-10 .  
The Sower is the Son of Man, or Jesus Christ, in His Divine Humanity. He is called the Sower, because the seed sown is the Eternal Truth, or the Word of God, and all Truth, properly so called, is from Jesus Christ, who on that account calls Himself the Truth.  
By sowing, when spoken of Jesus Christ, is to be understood the insemination...

rdlb's Blog > The kingdom of God cometh not with observation:

Posted 26 April 2020

Luke 17:20  
And when he was demanded of the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God should come, he answered them and said,  The kingdom of God cometh not with observation:    
Luke 17:21  
Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you.  
Luke 9:27  
But I tell you of a truth, there be some standing here, which...