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 ...
|Eastern Hospitality||John 13 Jesus Christ washing the disciples feet and giving the sop to Judas Iscariot
Genesis 18 Abraham showing hospitality to angels
Genesis 19 Lot showing hospitality to two of the angels and protecting them
Revelation 3:20 supping with Jesus Chrst
|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...|