Author: Ron Graham


Supplementary Notes
—List of pages

These pages are supplementary notes on various matters. The notes are referred to from other lessons as supplementary information. However some of these pages can be used as studies in their own right. Touch any title next to an arrow in the list below.

arrow The Name JehovahSupplementary notes on the special name of God, sometimes rendered YHWH, Jehovah, or Yahweh.

arrow The Name JesusSupplementary notes on the name Jesus, its origin and meaning. Also discusses what is meant by “the name of Jesus”.

arrow The Name Above Every NameThe “name which is above every name” (Philippians 2:9) is not the name the angel gave to the Christ before the holy child’s conception and birth. It is the name bestowed on the Son when God exalted him after his death and resurrection. What is that name?

arrow The Name LuciferWe sometimes hear Satan the devil referred to as Lucifer. It seems to me that this is a mistake, as this note explains.

arrow Stuff About GreekOn we sometimes refer to Greek words, but present them in a simplified form. This page explains.

arrow NumerologyA discussion and explanation of spurious magical number systems related to Biblical interpretation.

arrow The PassoverThis page provides concise notes on the Passover memorial observed by the children of Israel. The notes include definition, explanation, origin, and history.

arrow Rebekah Married at Three?Was Rebekah a child of three years when Isaac married her? Was Isaac a pedophile? This is one of many claims used to discredit the Bible and Christianity.

arrow ImpossibilitiesAbout interpreting all prophecy "literally" and the untenable results.

arrow Zion and JerusalemSupplementary Notes on Zion and Jerusalem including its being twice destroyed.

arrow TimesThe dates and times surrounding the life of Jesus and the calendars involved

arrow Two AntiochsSupplementary notes about the two Antiochs, one in Syria and the other in Pisidia, both mentioned in the book of Acts. Includes map.

arrow Hadesabout Hades, the unseen nether world where the souls of the dead await the resurrection at the second coming of Christ.

arrow Baptism for the DeadWhat does Paul mean by the phrase “baptized for the dead” in 1Corinthians 15:29? These concise notes explain that baptism for the dead is not a proxy baptism (a living person being baptized for a dead person.

arrow Three Sabbaths ChartChart showing three sabbaths: God’s rest on the seventh day of creation, the sabbath of the law of Moses, and the Christian sabbath rest which is eternal life in heaven.