Do you know the SHEMA? This is the Response that God expects from those who are in Covenant with HIM. The Shema, the most important prayer in Judaism, is really a summary of the first 4 Vertical commandments of God that were written on two tablets of Stone (representing God's people's stony hearts) in the … Continue reading Love oils the wheels of obedience
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
Today, Easter Sunday April 4, 2021 is the day we celebrate THE RESURRECTION of our LORD JESUS CHRIST! Hallelujah! Do we, can we really grasp what happened on this day (Resurrection Day) 2000 years ago? This is the day when everything changed! This is the day when everything we thought was absolute, was shattered. Our … Continue reading HE is RISEN INDEED!
While many Christians gather this weekend to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior, few think about this moment after the ham leftovers have been put back into the fridge. Jesus died for our transgressions, but called on us to have transformed minds (Romans 12:12); to not continue on our path of sin, temptation, … Continue reading Don’t Continue to Pound the Nail
Jesus Christ was crucified on the 14th of Nisan on the Hebrew Calendar and then spent 3 days and 3 nights in the belly of the earth. He was resurrected just before sunset on "the third day", so just before the beginning of the 4th day. Much of Christiandom wants to put Jesus in the … Continue reading The Third Day
Joy to the world, the Lord is come!Let earth receive her King;Let every heart prepare him room,And heaven and nature sing. This might surprise you, but "Joy to the World" is not a song originally written about Jesus' first coming and was not even meant to be a Christmas Carol. Instead, it is about His … Continue reading Joy to the world!
Genesis 1:1: In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was moving over the surface of the waters. 3 Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light. 4 God saw that the light was good; and God separated the light from the darkness. 5 God called the light day, … Continue reading Follow the Light
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
Blessings to you on this beautiful Sunday, the first day of the Biblical week. The Lord put something on my heart today that I think is important to share. It involves the Sabbath. Now, we know from Scripture, that the Sabbath, the commanded day of rest, is on Saturday (7th day). But of course, the … Continue reading A Sabbath’s rest for God’s people
In the New Testament, the word "Mystery" (mystērion) means a hidden or secret truth, something that is undiscoverable except by divine revelation. This is a truth that cannot be understood through philosophy, through mental powers or any natural ability. The book of Colossians tells us that the Divine MYSTERY is CHRIST (Messiah). The Christ was … Continue reading Tell me a mystery