An “Everlasting” Love

Relationships are great! Isn’t it a wonderful feeling being connected to another human being that makes you feel significant?  The first thought that comes to mind while in a relationship is how good it feels belonging and being a part of another’s life.  But relationships are only great if it works with two people striving…

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Is Healing for Today?

Contrary to what some think, yes, healing is available today for God’s children.  Sickness is not a blessing, it’s a curse, and it is not God’s will for His children to be sick with physical illness, emotional illness, mental illness, etc.  God’s Word tells us that sickness is a curse of the Law (Deut. 28:15,…

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The Names of God – El Shaddai

The LORD God Almighty All of the Books of the Bible are my favorite, but the Book of Genesis stands out the most to me because it reveals our beginnings of: family life, God’s love, man’s struggles, God’s plan to redeem lost man, the character of the LORD, etc.  What I find the most appealing…

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A Soldier In God’s Army

Earlier in the week I posted a “Love Letter” from a 4-part letter received from a man passing out tracts as he witnessed to passersby.  Today I am posting letters 2 and 4.   Letters 1 and 2 are written for the Believer by an unknown author.  Letter 3 was copied from a magazine, which I…

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The Names of God – El Elyon

Have you ever been in a situated in which someone had power over your life’s situations or decision-making?  How did this make you feel?  Did you feel trapped, helpless or hopeless? Today, we are going to journey into the Word of God and learn another awesome character of God’s name, which is “El Elyon!”  El…

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Names of God – Jehovah Tsidkenu

On our continuing journey learning the suffix names of Jehovah God we will look at Jehovah Tsidkenu, which means “the LORD Our Righteousness.” We discover this name in the Book of Jeremiah 23:4-6, which reads as follows: “And I will set up shepherds over them which shall feed them: and they shall fear no more,…

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Light Breaking Through the Darkness

It was 6:45 a.m. as I lay awake watching the light breaking through the darkness. This dramatic awakening of the darkness to light drew me to two very important scriptures giving me understanding of a nature occurrence with a spiritual meaning: John 1:1-5 “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God,…

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Names of God – Jehovah M’kaddesh

We serve one God with many titles associated to His name. As we read through the Bible, we learn that during Biblical days, names were given to individuals to identify the character of that person. So, in Biblical days when God showed himself strong on behalf of an individual, they expressed their gratitude by naming…

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Knowing God’s Voice

“My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:  And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.   My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of…

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The Names of God – Jehovah-Jireh

When I became a new babe in Christ the first thing I wanted to do was to know everything about God and my new found faith.  That was 40 years ago and I am still learning about our Heavenly Father and His multifaceted nature.  One valuable lesson I learned is that knowing the names of…

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The Names of God – Jehovah

Today as we take our journey into the Word of God to discover unique names for God, we are going to learn about His name “Jehovah God.”  When using the name “Jehovah God” many associate this name with a religious organization and don’t want to use the name “Jehovah God.”  But, as we study the…

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to everyone!  This has been a year with many surprises and changes for everyone.  Changes that brought about fear, pain, and great losses.  Some of these changes have taught us the importance of family and the need for a power greater than man. Many will make New Year’s resolutions and many won’t,…

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God’s Presence

“…. Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.” (Mark 10:14)   At the age of 12 I knew very little about God, I believed He existed and that was it! I read many stories about God but couldn’t understand how He interacted…

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15 Day Advent Before Christmas – Looking for Hope (Day 8)

The next stop on our journey we will look at Abram and examine the prophetic promise given to him by the Lord.  This message is found in Genesis 12:1-3; Genesis 13:15-17; Genesis 15:13-16; and Genesis 17:4-10.  In these verses we learn that God is revealing more of His plan to the reader.   “Now the LORD…

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15 Day Advent Before Christmas – Looking for Hope (Day 7)

Let’s take a pause here and search the scriptures to discover the answer to Mary’s question “what does this all mean” and the message given to Mary by the angel Gabriel.  We live in a world full of doubt and unbelief!  Many people, pass and present, don’t believe in Jesus or His purpose for coming…

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15 Day Advent Before Christmas – Looking for Hope (Day 6)

“And he shall go before him in the spirit and the power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.” (Luke 1:17) Mary decided to stay with Elisabeth and Zacharias for the next…

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15 Day Advent Before Christmas – Looking for Hope (Day 5)

Mary made it to cousin Elisabeth’s home well before dark.  She couldn’t wait to talk with Elisabeth, she wanted so desperately to share with Elisabeth her news and to congratulate her about the miracle child she was carrying. I wonder if cousin Elisabeth will recognize me, it’s had been several years since she last saw…

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15 Day Advent Before Christmas – Looking For Hope (Day 4)

Luke 1:11:13  “And there appeared unto him an angel of the Lord standing on the right side of the altar of incense.  And when Zacharias saw him, he was troubled, and fear fell upon him.  But the angel said unto him, Fear not, Zacharias: for thy prayer is heard; and thy wife Elisabeth shall bear…

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15 Day Advent Before Christmas – Looking for Hope (Day 3)

“For He shall grow up before Him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground: He hath no form or comeliness; and when we shall see Him, there is no beauty that we should desire Him.” (Isaiah 53:2) As Mary was preparing the evening meal, she realized months have passed…

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What Is Your Heritage

What does it mean to have a “heritage?”  The dictionary defines it as: the characteristics, traits and monetary gains of a family passed from one generation to the next; the culture, traditions and national assets preserved from one generation to another.  All families like to believe that they have a heritage that has been passed…

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