Written on the Heart

But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, saith the Lord, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people.

Jeremiah 31:33 (KJV)

Write it in their hearts – Comparative exploration would have us look at these words very differently than we do today. In John H. Walton’s book, he defines comparative study as: Continue reading “Written on the Heart”

The Olive Tree

The Lord called thy name, A green olive tree, fair, and of goodly fruit: with the noise of a great tumult he hath kindled fire upon it, and the branches of it are broken.

Jeremiah 11:16 (KJV)

Olive tree – Who is YHVH calling a green olive tree? We need to start there. In the next verse, we see He’s speaking about the house of Israel and the house of Judah — both houses, or all 12 tribes… all of Israel.  Continue reading “The Olive Tree”