The Sword and the Spirit

"Woe to the idol shepherd that leaveth the flock! The sword shall be upon his arm, and upon his right eye: his arm shall be clean dried up, and his right eye shall be utterly darkened."  Zechariah 11:17 "And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the Spirit … Continue reading The Sword and the Spirit

The Compassion of God

Concern and Compassion took a cruise on an ocean liner.  While they were out looking over the outer railing someone fell overboard.  Concern cried out, “Man overboard”.  Compassion cried out, “Man overboard”, and dived in to rescue the imperiled man. The above story shows the difference in concern and compassion.  One cries out, but does … Continue reading The Compassion of God

Redeeming, Life Changing Love

"Then said the LORD unto me, Go yet, love a woman beloved of her friend, yet an adulteress, according to the love of the LORD toward the children of Israel, who look to other gods, and love flagons of wine."  Hosea 3:1  (KJB) The LORD again speaks to Hosea concerning his wife. Hosea received command … Continue reading Redeeming, Life Changing Love

The Greatest Inheritance

"And it shall be unto them for an inheritance: I am their inheritance: and ye shall give them no possession in Israel: I am their possession." Ezekiel 44:28 (KJB) These latter chapters of Ezekiel's prophecy are of a future temple in Israel.  It is often referred to by today's teachers of prophecy as the Millennial … Continue reading The Greatest Inheritance

I Will Be Enquired Of…

The Old Testament is chocked full of God's amazing grace and mercy.  I have learned over the years to view the history of the Old Testament as a picture of my life, and how God not only is working in me but also in all who have been redeemed through the blood of Jesus Christ. … Continue reading I Will Be Enquired Of…

Israel to Dwell Safely

Dwell Safely From August 2016... “Thus saith the Lord GOD; ‘When I shall have gathered the house of Israel from the people among whom they are scattered, and shall be sanctified in them in the sight of the heathen, then shall they dwell in their land that I have given to My servant Jacob. And … Continue reading Israel to Dwell Safely

The Attention Jesus Will Receive

It is my heart to believe that according to the writings of the prophets that the kingdoms of Judah and Israel have been one since their return from Babylonian captivity.  For one I cannot think of a single time they are referred to as a divided people in the Gospels or all the New Testament. … Continue reading The Attention Jesus Will Receive

The Anointed One

When Jesus Christ came to earth as Man He came for the main purpose of glorifying Godhead of Glory.  He was worshiping on the Sabbath day in a synagogue with fellow Hebrews when He read from the following passage of Scripture... "The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon Me; because the LORD hath anointed … Continue reading The Anointed One

The Power of Prayer has a “But” Attached

I have been hearing a lot of thought on the matter of prayer.  Sometimes it sounds to me as though we always have power in prayer.  No matter how we have violated God's word, His law, His ordinances, or His worship; and the way we live our lives; it has sounded to me as though … Continue reading The Power of Prayer has a “But” Attached

The Great Servant Who Would Suffer

The following verses were written about 700 years previous to the birth of Jesus.  They are prophetic Scripture which foretell the suffering of Jesus Christ.  Hear them, hear the word of the LORD and believe. "Who hath believed our report? And to whom is the arm of the LORD revealed? For He shall grow up before … Continue reading The Great Servant Who Would Suffer