Holy Spirit has me on a learning curve about the meaning of words. They appear often in the Bible, yet, are rarely used in our society today. 'Statutes' is one of those words. If you read the Bible like most people, you often see this word and pass right over it. You may see it … Continue reading The Bible Speaks About Statutes. What Are They?
In our world of deception in the media, in politics, in medicine, and every other area of life, God's Word stands as a beacon of light in the midst of darkness. In my last post, I shared with you the story of Israel's idolatry. There was one man by the name of Phinehas who stood … Continue reading Zeal for God Can Reap Eternal Rewards
In Isaiah 43:3, Jesus announces, For I am the LORD your God, The Holy One of Israel, your Savior...Holiness can be attributed to only one God. None of the other gods are holy. No other baby ever born received this title. In 1 Samuel 2:2 Hannah declares as she prays: There is no one holy … Continue reading He is the Holy One
Yesterday, we looked at the Belt of Truth, and today we are going to discover what it means to wear the Breastplate of Righteousness. Law enforcement personnel often wear flack vests--a type of breastplate. It is worn for protection or defense. But most of us have never worn a breastplate. Still, in Ephesians 6:14b, God … Continue reading What is the Breastplate of Righteousness? Armor of God Part 3
David declares in Psalm 145:17 The LORD is righteous in all His ways, Gracious in all His works. In an earlier post, we talked about the holiness of God. Today let's see where the differences lie between holiness and righteousness. They are not the same but are connected. The word Righteous looks like this: It … Continue reading Yeshua is Holy and Righteous. What’s the Difference? – Focus 15
Week after week as we focus on Who our God is, this name, "Jealous," often draws negative response. I once heard a well-known personality say they couldn't worship a jealous God. I wish I could find the quote and give it to you exactly, but it startled me enough when they said it, I remembered. … Continue reading The LORD, Whose Name is Jealous – Focus 11
Holiness can be attributed to only one God. None of the other gods are holy. This is a huge subject that deserves a book or two, but let's take a look and see some of the basics. In Leviticus 19:2 God says, “Speak unto all the congregation of the children of Israel, and say unto them, … Continue reading There is No One Like Our God. He is Holy – Focus 7
In our world of tweets and snapchats, Facebook 'likes,' and such, there is a tendency to diminish the holiness of God and speak of Him in familiar terms. While I often call Him Abba, I also need a reminder that He is holiness to the max and I cannot enter His presence without the blood … Continue reading Monday Manna – The Holiness of God
Here is Mike's newest dream. He shared it in church yesterday. It speaks of great breakthroughs in influence for the Body of Christ. May you be blessed. https://youtu.be/OO6QO7yaKac
I asked the Lord, "Abba, show me something about Your holiness today." Holiness is more than dazzling light. Holiness is about separation—complete and utter separation from all sin and darkness. Sin cannot dwell in holiness. It’s impossible. Just as darkness cannot dwell in light. This is why I had to come to earth and pay … Continue reading Monday Manna – Holiness- What is it?