Index of Teachings On
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
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
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...|