The number Fifty can be found 154 times in the Bible. Its meaning is directly related to the coming of God's Holy Spirit. The word fifty, in the Greek, comes from "pentekostos" and it simply means "fiftieth. Deuteronomy 16:9: “You shall count seven weeks for yourself; you shall begin to count seven weeks from the … Continue reading The significance of fifty: “Pente”cost
Mother's are a special blessing from the Lord and together with the father (also a special blessing), make up the backbone of the family. God is all about family because that's why He's been so patient and long-suffering for 6000 years, as He's been building HIS eternal family! Genesis 3:20 says, “The man called his wife’s … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day
I saw this short video 12 minute video titled "The God who sees" and fell in love with it. If you ever find yourself in one of those "desert" places in life, you're not alone. There are many people in the Bible who have found themselves exactly in those places, those dry, desert places, where … Continue reading The God who sees
What is the Kingdom of God? We see this phrase "Kingdom of God" used throughout the Gospels and in other places in the New Testament. King and Kingdom can sometimes be used interchangeably. For instance, in the Gospels we see the Kingdom of God used interchangeably with the Kingdom of Heaven. What we understand then … Continue reading Kingdom of God
Nehemiah, Cupbearer to King Artaxerxes, returned to Jerusalem with the King's decree to repair Jerusalem's walls and gates which had remained in disrepair and ruin since the time of the Babylonian exile. Although the Temple had been rebuilt, the unwalled city of Jerusalem was not safe because of the hostility of Israel's neighbors. Particularly interesting … Continue reading Nehemiah’s Gates
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?
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…