King Solomon's crowning achievement during his reign over Israel was the erection of a magnificent Temple in Jerusalem. David had longed to build a permanent home for the Ark of the Covenant (the ornate "box" that held the 10 commandments) utilizing a similar pattern to the Tabernacle in the Wilderness; however, he was denied the … Continue reading Solomon’s Temple
King Solomon, son of David, was crowned King of Israel when he was just a young teenager. Solomon was the one through whom the lineage of the Messiah (Promised Seed) would come(1 Chronicles 17:11-14). The name Solomon is believed to be derived from the Hebrew word for peace (shalom). Israel did enjoy peace, security, and … Continue reading The wisdom of Solomon
SOS 1:2: May he kiss me with the kisses of his mouth! For your love is better than wine. While there are many types of kisses today with many different meanings,the same can be said of bible kisses. "Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other." (Psalm 85:10) It is nearly … Continue reading Kisses from Heaven
We talked about how to pray, when to pray, even what to pray, but we never really talked about what an amazing GIFT Prayer really is! Believe it or not, mankind has not always had the ability to go directly before the Throne of God (YHWH) with our prayers and petitions. When we understand the … Continue reading Jesus made prayer POSSIBLE
THE LORD'S PRAYER... Our Father, who Art in Heaven. Hallowed be thy Name! Thy Kingdom Come, Thy Will be done, on earth as it is in HEAVEN. Lead us NOT into Temptation, but DELIVER us from the evil one! For Yours is the Kingdom, the Power, and the Glory FOREVER!!! Amen! There are several scriptures … Continue reading Overcoming Temptation
Have you ever had one of those weeks that you just feel like, wow, I'm glad that week is over? Perhaps it was a week that was laden with temptation, sin, guilt, shame,and worry? Perhaps you did not live up to your own expectations, let alone those of your family, and especially God. What do … Continue reading God’s Mercies are new every day
When life goes wrong, we turn to prayer. When we need answers, we turn to prayer. When we feel helpless, we turn to prayer. But what is prayer?To whom do we pray?how do we pray? and does it really "work"? The answer to those questions, particularly the last question, will depend on who you ask. … Continue reading Does prayer “work”?