David and Saul had an interesting relationship, to say the least! After Samuel secretly anointed David as King, David quickly became favored by God and by men. King Saul, who had originally been anointed by Samuel, lost the favor of God when he disobeyed God on more than one occasion. The Bible details what happened … Continue reading Saul seeks to kill David
I haven't written much on this blog of late. As a matter of fact, my better half seems to be churning out content left and right, leaving me in the dust. She has a lot of great things to say, and it always pays dividends when I decide to listen to her. 🙂 I did … Continue reading When being right is wrong
Isaiah 46:10: I make known the end from the beginning, from ancient times, what is still to come. I say, 'My purpose will stand, and I will do all that I please.' Through the Old Testament prophet Isaiah, God tells us that HE declares or reveals what will happen at the end of time from … Continue reading God’s 7000 year plan
Today is Christmas Day, the day we celebrate Jesus' Birthday! But, was Jesus really born on December 25th? Here's some eye opening information from the Lion & Lamb Ministries... According to Luke 1:24-26, Mary conceived Jesus in the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy with John the Baptist. This means that Jesus was born 15 months after … Continue reading Happy Birthday Jesus!
"A little over 2000 years ago, a young Jewish woman named Mary, living in the town of Nazareth, experienced a very significant Angelic visitation. The Bible details the story of the birth of the Christ in Matthew and Luke Chapters 1 and 2. Sadly, this story is becoming more and more controversial as towns and … Continue reading Merry Christmas – The birth of Jesus
After Saul was anointed by Samuel to be King over Israel, Samuel told Saul to wait 7 days, and he would meet Saul at Gilgal to offer burnt offerings and peace offerings to YHWH. Remember, Samuel was not only a prophet, but also acted in the office of the Priesthood, trained by Eli the High … Continue reading Saul sins and David is anointed as King
Isaiah 46:10: Declaring the end from the beginning, And from ancient times things which have not been done, Saying, 'My purpose will be established, And I will accomplish all My good pleasure'; This epic drama we call the Bible, written from Genesis to Revelation, becomes even more intense when we understand that humanity's "fall" was … Continue reading Jesus IS the Key to Prophecy
Before we dig into the nuts and bolts of individual Biblical prophecies and their fulfillment, we wanted to introduce a concept that has been really eye opening to me and has expanded my way of thinking regarding Bible Prophecy. The Old Testament was written in primarily ancient Hebrew and Aramaic and the New Testament was … Continue reading Greek Vs Hebrew Thinking
Samuel played a critical role in banding together the disjointed twelve tribes of Israel during the time of the Judges. All of the Israelites recognized that YHWH was with Samuel, so he was greatly respected by all of Israel. 1 Samuel 7 states that Samuel "judged Israel" all the days of his life. He literally … Continue reading Samuel anoints Saul as Israel’s King
Approximately 26.8% of the Bible is prophecy. What exactly is Prophecy and what is its purpose? A prophecy is a message inspired by God, or a Divine Revelation. A Prophet is a person who receives God's messages and then delivers them to other people. The Bible says that prophets spoke from God as they were … Continue reading What is Prophecy?