Strange Scriptures That Perplex the Western Mind

Strange Scriptures That Perplex the Western Mind

by Barbara M. Bowen


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Strange Scriptures That Perplex the Western Mind by Barbara M. Bowen

This small book contains nothing new, but brings together information on many customs differing so widely from those of our part of the world that we hope it will help Sunday school teachers and young people to a little better understanding of some parts of THE BOOK.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781494456443
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 12/12/2013
Pages: 94
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.23(d)

Table of Contents

  1. Perplexing Scriptures
  2. "Salute No Man By the Way"
    "Go Not from House to House"
    "Suffer Me First to Bury my Father"
    "The Lord Hath Made Bare His Arm"
    "He Shall Dwell Between His Shoulders"
    "Thy Youth Renewed Like the Eagle's"
    "The Eagle Stirreth up Her Nest"
    "And David Danced Before the Lord"
    "Bathed His Feet with Tears"
    "Water on the Hands of Elijah"
    Cursing the Fig Tree
    Lying at the Feet
    "Bring the Veil Which Thou Hast upon Thee"
    "The Wringing of Milk Bringeth Forth Butter"
    "Whited Sepulchres"
    "Coals of Fire"
    "A Covenant of Salt"

  3. Women
  4. "Who Can Find a Virtuous Woman?"
    A Contentious Woman
    The Ointment of the Right Hand
    Two Women at the Mill
    "Graven on the Palms of My Hands"
    Thou Wast not Swaddled at All
    Weaning of a Child
    Lost Coin
    "And She Painted Her Face"

  5. Garments
  6. Seamless Coat
    Garment Not to be Taken in Pledge
    "They Enlarge the Borders of Their Garments"
    Coat of Many Colors
    "Now We See Through a Glass Darkly"
    "A Good Name is Better than Precious Ointment"
    Saul Lay Sleeping

  7. Clothing and Jewels
  8. "Her Clothing Is Silk and Purple"
    "She Took a Veil and Covered Herself"
    "Mine Horn is Exalted in the Lord"
    "With Their Loins Girded"
    "Round Tires Like the Moon"
    A Gold Chain about Joseph's Neck
    "I Put a Jewel on Thy Nose"
    "Thy Signet, and Thy Bracelets, and Thy Staff"
    Ornaments of the Feet and Legs
    Beds and Bedchambers
    "My Children are with Me in Bed"
    "Israel Bowed Himself upon the Bed's Head"
    "A Cottage in a Vineyard, A Lodge in a Garden of Cucumbers"
    "A Lamp in Jerusalem"
    "I Will Pour Water on Him that is Thirsty"
    Broken Sherd
    "I Will Make Thee As a Signet"

  9. Peasant Men
  10. "Take it For Nothing"
    "Go to the Ant, Thou Sluggard"
    "They Made Broad their Phylacteries"
    "The Sabbath Was Made for Man"
    "A Writer's Inkhorn by His Side"
    "He Wrote on the Ground"
    A White Stone
    Little Children
    "Hands of the Masters"
    "Kicking Against the Pricks"
    "Iniquities Like a Heavy Burden"
    "I Cast out My Shoe"
    "As Trees Walking"
    Redemption of the Purchased Possession
    "They Comfort Me"
    "A Bruised Reed"
    White Asses

  11. Home Life
  12. "Sit down in the Lowest Seat"
    "Oh That I Had A Lodging Place"
    "The Key Will I Lay upon His Shoulders"
    The House Top
    "They Uncovered the Roof"
    A Strong Tower
    "Thy Word is a Lamp unto My Feet"
    "Rachel Took the Images"
    Cruse of Oil

  13. Feasts
  14. "Use Hospitality One to Another"
    Dipping the Sop
    Calling to a Feast
    Table or Scamba
    "If His Son Ask Bread, Will He Give Him a Stone?"
    "Go Ye Into the City"
    "So Shall He Sprinkle Many Nations"
    Arab Hospitality
    Eaters of Barley Bread
    "Any They Sighed for the Cucumbers"
    "His Birthright for a Mess of Pottage"

  15. Fields
  16. "The Grass of the Field"
    "While Men Slept, the Enemy Sowed Tares"
    Bread in Bible Lands
    Parched Pulse
    Ruth Gleaning
    "Thou Shalt Not Remove thy Neighbor's Landmark"
    "They Shall Still Bring Forth Fruit in Old Age"
    The Snare of the Fowler
    Elisha Plowing with Twelve Yoke of Oxen
    Weights and Scales
    "He Drinketh Up Scorning Like Water"
    A Bag With Holes

  17. Tombs and Tents
  18. "She Covered Him with a Mantle"
    The Needle's Eye
    Maniacs in the Tombs
    Christ Three Days and Three Nights in the Heart of the Earth?
    Superscriptions on the Cross
    Impure Bible Stories
    David's Sin

  19. Gates and Trades
  20. In the Gate of Samaria
    The Seat of Justice
    "An Artificer of Brass and Iron"
    "And They Fetched the Carved Image"
    "And Hiram Sent Masons"
    "The Carpenter Encouraged the Goldsmith"
    "Took Bread and a Bottle of Water"
    "Go Down to the Potter's House"
    Vessel of Mercy
    Vessel of Wrath
    A Clean Vessel
    A Chosen Vessel
    Holy Vessel

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