Tongues Speaking Today

by David Tavender Introduction In brief, this two-part article concludes the following: Tongues-speaking was a sign to unbelieving Israel. After Acts 28, God-ordained tongues-speaking was set aside. Speaking in tongues is not unique to Christianity, and what may appear to be a working of the Holy Spirit in the form […] Read more »

The Temple – Its Ministry and Services

by Alfred Edersheim The Temple – Its Ministry and Services – Alfred Edersheim (PDF) This ebook describes many aspects of the Jerusalem temple, the priesthood, the offerings, and more, as they were carried out during the first century A.D. Generally recognised as the best book available on this subject. May be read […] Read more »

Overview of Jewish Writings and Commentaries

by Rom Harper This article is also available in PDF format: Overview of Jewish Writings and Commentaries Talmud: The word “Talmud” is a Hebrew word meaning “learning, instruction.” The Talmud is a central text of mainstream Judaism and consists primarily of discussions and commentary on Jewish history, law (especially its […] Read more »

What Happened to Enoch, Elijah and Jonah?

by David Tavender Over the years that Spiritual Blessings has been in publication, we have printed several articles on what happens after death. Most, if not all, of these articles will have expressed the view that a believer does not go directly to Heaven after dying, but lies unconscious and […] Read more »

Christ, Adam and the Likeness of God

by Athol Walter The opening chapters of Genesis are rich in seed truths that grow and blossom into glorious flower further along in the Scriptural garden. This is particularly true when we get to the New Testament, and read so often such statements as, “….so that the Scriptures might be […] Read more »

Inheritance

by Bob Davidson Inheritance and the related topic of being an heir are important subjects in Scripture. A number of different people are said to have an inheritance or to be heirs to something. In the Old Testament the word ‘inheritance’ occurs more than two hundred times, and it concerns […] Read more »

Baptism

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  Have we got the right picture for this web page? Actually, yes, we have. The word ‘baptism’ often conjures up an image of water. However, in the Scriptures, there are several baptisms mentioned, and about half of them have nothing to do with water at all. 1 Corinthians 10:1,2 even […] Read more »

Dietary Laws – a dispensational marker

by Bob Davidson As God is dealing with different groups of people in different ways at different times, i.e. dispensationally, it is to be expected that some practices would characterise different dispensations. Such things could be considered dispensational markers. One area worth examining is dietary rules, for God has given […] Read more »