Family

Jesus’ Family Come to Take Him Home - Mark 3:31 – 3:35 (commentary)

What are the conditions of true family? Sometimes a person is closer to someone who is no blood relation to him than to those of his immediate family.The reason Jesus’ mother and brothers have come is to take Him quietly back home to Nazareth was that they thought He …

The Lord Rewards His Own - Psalms 128:1 – 128:6 (commentary)

This psalm speaks about the blessing of a family. He says that it is a real privilege and blessing to be able to provide the physical needs for your own family. Then comes the blessing of a productive wife and many children who are looked up to in the community. Added to th …

The Feeding of the Five Thousand - Luke 9:1 – 9:17 (commentary)

Just prior to this time, Jesus had a great crowd around Him and a woman who had been hemorrhaging for twelve years touched Him (Lk. 8:43-44). She knew that He had healed others and she wanted Him to heal her. Jesus knew that somebody with faith had touched Him and had been he …

The Remaining Families of Israel - I Chronicles 7:1 – 7:40 (commentary)

1. The sons of Levi (vv. 1-30).This list clearly defines the priests and Levites line of descent. It has been said that the genealogy of Levi is given more amply and completely here than in any other place. 2. The temple musicians (vv. 31-49).After King David had the s …