Ezra

The exiled Jews return to Jerusalem after the Lord moved the heart of king Cyrus of Persia to make a proclamation to build a temple in Jerusalem. “And the people of any place where survivors may now be living are to provide him with silver and gold, with goods and livestock, and with freewill offerings…

Pray the Word

We can help cause great rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents! Join in the celebration by repeating this out loud “I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. I believe that Jesus died on a cross for my sins, past, present and future.  I believe…

Do We Fear God?

Could you say that the church of Jesus Christ fears God? Are they unified in Christ? Why Not?  The church of today does not teach about fearing God and His wrath.  “The Word of the Lord came to me; “I chose you before I formed you in the womb; I set you apart before you…

Two Witnesses

The word “witnesses” is found 51 times in the NIV Bible.  A witness is one who gives evidence or testimony of things or of people. To be a chosen witness means that we  profess Jesus as the Messiah and that we proclaim Him as our Lord. “You are my witnesses,” declares the Lord” Isaiah 43:10…

Primary Education

Learning the ABC’s in the 1700’s in America was to learn about God. The Puritans brought Bibles over from England and by 1690, Boston publishers were reprinting the English Protestant Tutor under the title of The New England Primer. The textbook taught big words that children had to not only learn, but memorize at the age of…

Judges

The book of Judges is an account of the Dark Ages for the Israelite people.  This book covers the time following Joshua’s death to the time that Saul became the anointed king of Israel.  We read “In those days Israel had no king.” (Judges 17:6) Three hundred and fifty years slowly drudge by during the…

What did NOT happen?

Much was documented, therefore known, but what did NOT happen on the very first Resurrection Day of Jesus Christ. The most interesting details are worth recounting. As Jesus prayed in the garden, He knew what He would soon suffer and said “Not My will, but Thy will be done.” “Judas, the betrayer, knew this place,…

Psalm

There is a poetic Psalm that God will use to speak into any emptiness. Our Father commissioned the Psalms, to touch, transform, and transport us as we walk through the valleys. As we luxuriate in His Word, we discover we are not alone.  His supernatural way is to enable us to love ourselves, and others…