All posts by Ron McRay

Inheriting The Kingdom

Matthew 25:34 … “Then the King will say to those on His right, ‘Come, you who are blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.” The fact that the kingdom was at that time, one that was to be INHERITED, is the time element. It was very … Continue reading Inheriting The Kingdom

Separating Goats and Sheep

Matthew 25:33 … “and he will put the sheep on his right, and the goats on the left.” The RIGHT hand signifies, among the rabbis, approval, eminence and righteousness; while the LEFT hand is rejection and disapproval. Throughout the Bible the word “right” means approval while the word “left” signifies the bad or evil people. … Continue reading Separating Goats and Sheep

Jesus’ Glorious Throne

Matthew 25:31 … “But when the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne.” Adam Clarke’s commentary says, “This must be understood of Christ’s coming at the last days, to judge mankind: though all the preceding part of the chapter may be … Continue reading Jesus’ Glorious Throne

Separated Like Goats And Sheep

Matthew 25:31-32 … “All the nations will be gathered before him; and he will separate them from one another, as the shepherd separates the sheep from the goats;” I will begin this chapter with a quote from John Eoff … “TRODDEN DOWN BY THE GENTILES”— “And they [Jews] shall fall by the edge of the … Continue reading Separated Like Goats And Sheep

The Portion Of The Slothful Servant

Matthew 25:30 … “Throw out the worthless slave into the outer darkness; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.” This verse is noted as necessary for the illustration of this parable, as well as the foregoing parable. In summary, the servants of Yahweh are not all endowed with equal gifts and … Continue reading The Portion Of The Slothful Servant