The Prophet is Affected By the Drought Too

"And Elijah the Tishbite, of the inhabitants of Gilead, said unto Ahab, As the LORD God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.  And the word of the LORD came unto him, saying, 'Get thee hence, and turn thee eastward, and … Continue reading The Prophet is Affected By the Drought Too

The LORD Causes Discomfort for His People’s Gain

"Now it came to pass, when Adonizedek king of Jerusalem had heard how Joshua had taken Ai, and had utterly destroyed it; as he had done to Jericho and her king, so he had done to Ai and her king; and how the inhabitants of Gibeon had made peace with Israel, and were among them; … Continue reading The LORD Causes Discomfort for His People’s Gain

God Spoke All These Words…

"And all the people saw the thunderings, and the lightnings, and the noise of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking: and when the people saw it, they removed, and stood afar off. And they said unto Moses, 'Speak thou with us, and we will hear: but let not God speak with us, lest we die.' And Moses … Continue reading God Spoke All These Words…

To Trust or to Defy the Living God

My reading for today was Isaiah 36 - 38.  In these chapters the Assyrians have been on a rampage through the land of Judah, destroying and pillaging; and they have come to Jerusalem which is walled and protected by good soldiers.  The king of Assyria sends his messenger to the wall with a threatening message, … Continue reading To Trust or to Defy the Living God

The Giants We Face

"And the LORD said unto Moses, Fear him not: for I have delivered him into thy hand..."  Numbers 21:34a (KJB) Og the king of Bashan was a giant (Deuteronomy 3:11); and that was a typical thing of that land it seems. The children of Israel has experienced rejections from Edom not allowing them to cross … Continue reading The Giants We Face

Prayer, Power and Perseverance

Jesus often taught His disciples, and others with parables.  I heard of parables described this way:  Parables are earthly stories with heavenly meaning.  Jesus had a way of telling a story to bring out the truth of His life, work and ministry; as well as what was in the hearts and minds of people. In … Continue reading Prayer, Power and Perseverance