Biblical vocabulary: דְּרוֹר (Release/Freedom)

This time we will consider the Hebrew word דְּרוֹר “deror” which denotes the term “release”. “Deror” is a striking word that occurs seven times in the Old Testament and it is remarkable that it occurs four times in Jeremiah 34. We find “deror” in Leviticus 25:10, Jeremiah 34:8, 15, 17 (2x), Isaiah 61:1 and Ezekiel […]

Jesus pleads for us as one pleads for a friend

How to share the Gospel with a friend who is not interested?

“My intercessor is my friend as my eyes pour out tears to God; on behalf of a man he pleads with God as one pleads for a friend.” (Job 16:20-21) Job was in a very difficult situation. God seemed to have left him and seemed to treat him unjustly. Job was wrestling with this. He […]