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?
In the Old Covenant, God's laws were written on Tablets of Stone. These were the 10 Commandments written on Stone, given to Moses at Mt. Sinai, and later contained within the Ark of the Covenant. We have seen time and time again, that Israel absolutely could not stay faithful to these laws. Why? This may … Continue reading God’s laws written on our hearts
We talked about how to pray, when to pray, even what to pray, but we never really talked about what an amazing GIFT Prayer really is! Believe it or not, mankind has not always had the ability to go directly before the Throne of God (YHWH) with our prayers and petitions. When we understand the … Continue reading Jesus made prayer POSSIBLE
Today is Christmas Day, the day we celebrate Jesus' Birthday! But, was Jesus really born on December 25th? Here's some eye opening information from the Lion & Lamb Ministries... According to Luke 1:24-26, Mary conceived Jesus in the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy with John the Baptist. This means that Jesus was born 15 months after … Continue reading Happy Birthday Jesus!
"A little over 2000 years ago, a young Jewish woman named Mary, living in the town of Nazareth, experienced a very significant Angelic visitation. The Bible details the story of the birth of the Christ in Matthew and Luke Chapters 1 and 2. Sadly, this story is becoming more and more controversial as towns and … Continue reading Merry Christmas – The birth of Jesus
Isaiah 46:10: Declaring the end from the beginning, And from ancient times things which have not been done, Saying, 'My purpose will be established, And I will accomplish all My good pleasure'; This epic drama we call the Bible, written from Genesis to Revelation, becomes even more intense when we understand that humanity's "fall" was … Continue reading Jesus IS the Key to Prophecy
Blessings and Grace (God's riches at Christ's expense) to all of you! Today is Thanksgiving in America, and I just wanted to write a short post about how thankful I really am for Jesus. This morning, I was reflecting on my life, and on what God has given me, and felt very thankful for the … Continue reading Thankful for the Cross of Christ
Imagine this stark imposing Mountain in the middle of a rocky desert, Mt. Sinai, surrounded by a thick dark cloud of smoke, loud clapping thunder and violent lightning. It is here, that Moses met with God to receive not only the ten commandments, but also the entire Torah. The Torah is the first 5 books … Continue reading The Tabernacle & the 7 IAM’s
The Bible speaks often of oil (olive), using it as a metaphor for the Holy Spirit. Uses of oil were not only for food, but more importantly, for lighting lamps, for consecration of priests, a lotion and ointment for hair and skin, and for healing. The Bible mentions oil over 200 times, and is generally … Continue reading Jesus is the Anointed One
You may be wondering what is a wave sheaf? Until a few years ago, I had never heard of this either, not having grown up around farming. God uses a lot of agricultural metaphors to teach us Spiritual realities. So it is with the Wave Sheaf. In-fact, God's entire plan of Salvation (God's Rescue Plan) … Continue reading Jesus, the Wave sheaf Offering