The books of Ezra and Nehemiah detail the RETURN from the FIRST EXILE /BANISHMENT of the Jewish people from their seventy year captivity in Babylon, back to the land of Judah (Jerusalem). Jeremiah 25: 11 This entire land (Jerusalem/Judah) will be a place of ruins and an object of horror, and these nations will serve the … Continue reading YHWH’s Promises to ISRAEL
Have you ever found yourself reflecting on the immense magnitude of our Creator God? God is so much more than we could ever really fathom or imagine with our finite human brains. What do we know about God? God is Eternal. This means that God has existed FOREVER, without beginning and without end. Okay, I … Continue reading The Eternal Word of God
Night after night on the evening news, I cringe as I watch in horror all of the violent rioting, shooting, burning, looting, and blasphemous words on the lips of large masses of crowds that have congregated in major cities within the United States (and other countries too). These people THINK they are JUSTIFIED in their … Continue reading Fear of the Lord
We are rapidly approaching a lesser, and yet still important Holiday for the Jewish people, the day known as Purim. This year, Purim falls on March 10/11th, 2020 (Adar 14 on the Jewish Calendar). Purim is a joyous holiday that commemorates the survival of the Jewish people in the 5th Century, BC, who had been … Continue reading The Unseen Hand of God
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
In our previous post, we detailed how the 7 nations that Israel was instructed to drive out of the Land of Canaan were really nations of hybrid nephilim beings (fallen angel/human), totally evil, and though they no longer exist as people groups today, they still exist as unseen demonic spirits or entities that influence people. … Continue reading The seven spirits of God
The Hebrew word for Covenant is B'riyt meaning pact or treaty. This word appears 270 times in the Bible, and is one of Scripture's most important' concepts. Ancient Covenants were often made by animal sacrifice, which is where the phrase "cut a Covenant" originated. The idea is that both parties involved in an agreement were … Continue reading YHWH is a Covenant God
You may have heard people talking about the Holy Spirit before, but are not sure what (or who) it is. The Holy Spirit is a mystery, and part of the Godhead. We haven't spoken, yet, about the Godhead, otherwise known as "The Trinity". The Trinity basically describes our understanding of the way that God exists. … Continue reading The Father, Son, and Spirit, One God
In my previous post, we discussed some of the reasons that my husband and I choose to believe there is a God, a Creator. Life without God lacks purpose, life without God lacks hope, and life without God lacks an eternity, meaning this earthly life is as good as it gets. Now that we've chosen … Continue reading Who is God?
This may or may not be a question that you've asked before. For some, it's a really contentious question. Is there a God? Why do some people think that there is a God? What, or who exactly, is God? Is God some "made up" concept that some people believe in just to make … Continue reading Is there a God?