The Southern Kingdom of Judah, whose capital was Jerusalem, lasted for approximately 150 years longer than the Northern Kingdom of Israel (aka Samaria or Ephraim) before they, too, were finally sent into exile. YHWH did not divorce Judah, like He did Israel (Samaria). Every single King in the northern Kingdom of Israel was evil. In … Continue reading Judah’s 70 year exile
Have you ever awakened from a dream and immediately thought "Thank You Lord, that was a really awesome dream?" That's what happened to me this morning when I awoke from a dream that made me smile. Here's the dream, then I'll give the interpretation. There was a group of us visiting a small coffee shop … Continue reading Good “coffee” or swill?
As Prophesied by Moses 1000 years earlier, the Northern 10 Tribes of Israel refused to worship the Lord their God only, they refused to give up their idols, and eventually were sent into exile never to return. The northern tribes have simply vanished into thin air. Although some groups have claimed to be the lost … Continue reading The Lost 10 Tribes of Israel
Because of Idolatry, God split the nation of Israel into two kingdoms, the Northern Kingdom of Israel (aka as Samaria or Ephraim) and the Southern Kingdom of Judah (Jerusalem). The Northern Kingdom sank deeper and deeper into idolatry with each of its 19 evil kings, starting with Jereboam, including Ahab and Jezebel, and ending with … Continue reading Exile – the final punishment
Have you ever wished that Jesus would just talk to you audibly, clearly, without any vagueness or ambiguity at all? Jesus wants us to have a relationship with Him, to love Him with all of our hearts, minds, and souls, but it's sometimes hard because our relationship with Him doesn't work exactly the same way … Continue reading Hearing the voice of God
God's Rescue plan for mankind was present from the very beginning, from the time of Creation. It was even written into the very names of the Genealogy of Noah. The 1st 5 books of the Bible are called the Torah, and were written by Moses under the instruction of YHWH. The Hebrew word, torah (תורה), … Continue reading The Word (Logos) of God…
This is something that has been on my heart for awhile now, and really needs to be "driven home" because it is so important. Below are the results of a survey done by LifeWay Research in 2016. The results are disturbing but not surprising. Scott McConnell, executive director of LifeWay Research, says most Americans still … Continue reading Many paths to Heaven?