Watch our Sunday May 14, 2023 adult Sunday school class taught by Tom Cantor from Matthew 28:16-20. Last one in a series of 176! Next book for Sunday school, the Gospel of John.
Watch our Sunday May 7, 2023 adult Sunday school class taught by Tom Cantor from Matthew 28:11-20.
Tom read the passage and taught from it. He contrast of the reaction of the guards versus the women, gave application to Jewish evangelism, and repaired it with other passages in the Old and New Testament.
Watch our Sunday April 30, 2023 adult Sunday school class taught by Tom Cantor from Matthew 28:8-15.
Tom taught from this passage, connected it to the restoration of Israel, Joseph has a type, Jewish evangelism, and personal living.
Watch our Sunday April 23, 2023 adult Sunday school class taught by Tom Cantor from Matthew 28:1-10.
Tom read the passage, taught from it, compared it to God’s care in creating, caring for Israel through the Exodus, and gave application of the resurrection for us.
Watch our Sunday April 16, 2023 adult Sunday school class taught by Tom Cantor from Matthew 27:62-28:8.
Tom taught from this passage about Jesus’s burial, the guard, the angel, the empty tomb, and the women. He also connected this to the typology of Jonah and Joseph, Isaiah 53, and Jewish evangelism.
Here’s a poem on the resurrection by the English explorer, soldier, spy, and poet Sir Walter Raleigh (1552-1618).
By Sir Walter Raleigh
Even such is time, which takes in trust
Our youth, our joys, and all we have,
And pays us but with age and dust,
Who in the dark and silent grave
When we have wandered all our ways
Shuts up the story of our days,
And from which earth, and grave, and dust
The Lord will raise me up, I trust.
I think it’s best to read a poem until one has a grasp or feeling of it by himself. Then later analysis by others might useful. As there are many different kinds of people, there are many approaches to poetry.
Here’s a breakdown on the poetic structure of the poem. This eight line poem has 4 feet per line (4 stressed beats). It is written in iambic pentameter (de-dum, de-dum…). The 1st foot of the first line has an extra non-stressed syllable (de-de-dum). The rhyme scheme is a b a’ b’ c c’ a’ a. The first rhyme of “trust” and “dust” is repeated at the end but together and in reverse order. Also note that “have” is rhymed with “grave.” This originally was probably a rhyme and the pronunciation of at least one of these words has changed in the last 400 years.