What is the Helmet of Salvation? Armor of God Part 6

Here is a picture of a Roman soldier's helmet with added Christian decoration.  As I said in the introduction, the Armor of God does not look like a soldier's armor.  Still, you will discover that there are some similarities in the way our head is covered when we wear the Helmet of Salvation. The helmet … Continue reading What is the Helmet of Salvation? Armor of God Part 6

What Does it Mean to Shod Your Feet with the Preparation of the Gospel of Peace? Armor of God – Part 4

As I illustrated in the introduction of this series, the armor of God doesn't look like the armor of a Roman soldier. Instead, it resembles the everyday clothing of a priest in the Temple. The other thing you may not know is Temple priests did not wear shoes. They were barefoot. This being the case, what does … Continue reading What Does it Mean to Shod Your Feet with the Preparation of the Gospel of Peace? Armor of God – Part 4

What is the Breastplate of Righteousness? Armor of God Part 3

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

Yeshua, Man of Joy, Was Also a Man of Sorrow and Grief – Focus – 40

As the Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur, draws near, it is fitting for us to continue digging into Isaiah 53 which clearly describes the price our Bridegroom King paid for our freedom.  Today we will move further into Isaiah 53:3 and uncover the second line. He is despised and rejected by men, A Man of … Continue reading Yeshua, Man of Joy, Was Also a Man of Sorrow and Grief – Focus – 40

Are Your Lamps Filled? Are You Watching? – Feast of Trumpets – Focus 39

  One of God's wonderful celebrations will begin this weekend.  Are you ready?  God has an amazing calendar of events that He placed in the heavens before any of us were born.  Genesis 1:14 "Then God said, “Let there be lights in the firmament of the heavens to divide the day from the night; and … Continue reading Are Your Lamps Filled? Are You Watching? – Feast of Trumpets – Focus 39

The Deception of Outward Appearance – Isaiah 53:2c – Focus 36

Isaiah 53 has been a key passage for centuries highlighting the role of Yeshua Messiah.  Jewish scholars have wrestled with it's meaning. But, as we have already discovered the words chosen disclose His role and character precisely. We will dig into the next to last piece of verse 2. For He shall grow up before … Continue reading The Deception of Outward Appearance – Isaiah 53:2c – Focus 36