Index of Teachings On

An Orientalism:
A Custom or Mannerism in the Bible Times

These teachings stem from Orientalisms taught by Bishop K. C. Pillai


Scripture / Main Custom

A Branch to the Nose Ezekiel 8:17 ...and, lo, they put the branch to their nose
A Cottage in the Vineyard Isaiah 1::8 And the daughter of Zion is left as a cottage in a vineyard, as a lodge in a garden of cucumbers, as a besieged city.
Song of Solomon 2:15 Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines: for our vines have tender grapes.
Agricultural References Isaiah 1:3 The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib...
Acts 9:5...  it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.
II Corinthians 12:7... there was given to me a thorn in the flesh ...
Anointing with Oil Genesis 28:18 And Jacob... took the stone... and poured oil upon the top of it.
Exodus 28:7 Then shalt thou take the anointing oil, and pour it upon his head...
Psalm 133:1, 2 ... how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!  It is like the precious ointment upon the head,
Beggars for Healing Mark 10:46-52 Beggar by the highway
John 5:2-9 Healing by the water being troubled
Acts 3:1-8 "silver and gold have I none"
Acts 5:12, 15, 16  Shadow of Peter passing by
Compass Yourselves About with Sparks Isaiah 50:11 "Behold, all ye that kindle a fire, that compass yourselves about with sparks: walk in the light of your fire, and in the sparks that ye have kindled ..."
The Covenant of Salt Numbers 18:19  All the heave offerings of the holy things, ...  it is a covenant of salt
II Chronicles 13:5... the LORD God of Israel gave the kingdom over Israel to David  ...  by a covenant of salt?
Matthew 5:13 Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour ...
Ezekiel 16:4... thou was not salted at all, nor swaddled at all.
Colossians 4:6  Let your speech be alway with grace, seasoned with salt, ...
Eagles in the Holy Land Isaiah 40:31  "...they shall mount up with wings as eagles..."
Psalm 103::5 "Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle's."
Eastern Bread Luke 11:11   If a son shall ask bread ... will he give him a stone?
Luke 11: 5, 6 Friend, lend me three loaves; For a friend of mine ... is come to me
Matthew 6:6... beware of the leaven of the Pharisees ...
I Corinthians 5:7  Purge out therefore the old leaven ...
The Housetops Luke 17:31 "he which shall be upon the housetop..." regarding the day of judgment
Matthew 10:17 "... what ye hear in the ear, that preach ye upon the housetops."
Acts 10:9 "... Peter went up upon the housetop to pray"
Mark 2:4 "...  they uncovered the roof where he was... and when they had broken it up"
II Kings 4:8 - 10 Shunamite woman makes a chamber for the prophet on the wall Bishop Pillai's account of Mahatma Ghandi calling for the people of India to  wholly come out to pray.
Kindle a Fire Isaiah 50:11 Behold, all ye that kindle a fire, that compass yourselves about with sparks...
The Palm Tree of the Holy Lands Psalm 92:12 "The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree ..."
Strength in Numbers?? I Chronicles 21:1-8 And Satan stood up against Israel, and provoked David to number Israel...