You may have heard Christians using the phrase "I'm a born again Christian", and you may be wondering what in the world does that mean? You aren't alone. A Jewish Pharisee named Nicodemus visited Jesus secretly, at night, to ask Him this very question. You see, Nicodemus had to visit Jesus in secret because the … Continue reading What does it mean to be “born again”?
Yesterday, I lay my head down to take a short nap, and dozed off. As I awoke, I heard a word "Jehu's rug". Remembering Jehu as a Biblical figure, I immediately went to Scripture to investigate the potential meaning of this "word". Is this a Word of knowledge from the Lord? If so, what does … Continue reading Jehu’s rug
Most of us have have a fairly good understanding of the Metaphor that Jesus used when He described Himself as "The Good Shepherd". A shepherd is one who leads, feeds, and cares for a flock of sheep. Jesus saw the masses of people wandering in confusion and felt sympathy for them because they were like … Continue reading Jesus IS the Good Shepherd
In this blog we have looked at the 7 Churches of Revelation, now let's begin to look at the 7 Seals of Revelation. In the book of Revelation there are 7 Churches, 7 Seals, 7 Trumpets, and 7 Bowls. The number 7 represents God's perfect order, completeness or Divine perfection. We see the number 7 … Continue reading Who is worthy to break the seals?
We are just a few days away from July 20, 2019 which is the 17th of Tammuz in the year 5779 on the Hebrew Civil Calendar. You may be wondering why is this day significant to Christians? In Judaism, the 17th of Tammuz is a "Fast Day" (abstaining from food and water), and commemorates the … Continue reading Tammuz 17, the walls were breached
The Greek name for the book of Revelation, A·po·kaʹly·psis (apocalypse), means “Uncovering” or “Disclosure.” This name indicates the meaning of Revelation—it uncovers matters that had been hidden and discloses events that would happen long after it was written. The apostle John penned the Revelation at the age of 92 while exiled as a prisoner of Rome on … Continue reading The seven Churches of Revelation
Yesterday was Independence Day (4th of July) in the United States, and is the day that America celebrates gaining her Independence from Great Britain. The Declaration of Independence was officially approved by the Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, only two days after the Lee Resolution formally declared the American colonies to be Independent … Continue reading Freedom
A dear sister in Christ asked for prayer today because she felt "lost, hopeless, and abandoned." She went on to explain that she has been totally in love with Jesus, spending a lot of time in prayer, praise and worship, but her OCD (obsessive/compulsive disorder) "kicked in" and her intrusive thoughts went from questioning herself … Continue reading Do you feel abandoned by God?