There Is Room At The Cross For You!

Jesus’ Lineage Matthew 1:1-6 1″The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the Son of Abraham: 2 Abraham begot Isaac, Isaac begot Jacob, and Jacob begot Judah and his brothers. 3 Judah begot Perez and Zerah by Tamar, Perez begot Hezron, and Hezron begot Ram. 4 Ram begot Amminadab, Amminadab begot … Continue reading There Is Room At The Cross For You!

What Does It Mean To Fall From Grace?

Galatians 5:3-4 “3 And I testify again to every man who becomes circumcised that he is a debtor to keep the whole law. 4 You have become estranged from Christ, you who attempt to be JUSTIFIED BY THE LAW; you have FALLEN FROM GRACE.” – – What does it mean to fall from grace?  Here’s a better question:  Can … Continue reading What Does It Mean To Fall From Grace?

Judah {יְהוּדָ֑ה} Means Praise!

Genesis 29:31-35 “When the Lord saw that Leah was unloved, He opened her womb; but Rachel was barren. So Leah conceived and bore a son, and she called his name Reuben; for she  said, “The Lord has surely looked on my affliction. Now therefore, my husband will love me.” Then she conceived again and bore a … Continue reading Judah {יְהוּדָ֑ה} Means Praise!

The Light Of The World: Christmas Series Part 7 of 7.

Matthew 4:12-16 “Now when Jesus heard that John had been put in prison, He departed to Galilee. And leaving Nazareth, He came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is by the sea, in the regions of Zebulun and Naphtali, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying: “The land of Zebulun … Continue reading The Light Of The World: Christmas Series Part 7 of 7.

The Star Of Bethlehem: Christmas Series Part 6 of 7.

Matthew 2:1-2 2 Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, 2 saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we have seen His star in the East and have come to worship Him.” … Continue reading The Star Of Bethlehem: Christmas Series Part 6 of 7.

A Very Special Baby: Christmas Series Part 5 of 7.

Exodus 13:11 “And it shall be, when the Lord brings you into the land of the Canaanites, as He swore to you and your fathers, and gives it to you, 12 that you shall set apart to the Lord all that open the womb, that is, every firstborn that comes from an animal which you … Continue reading A Very Special Baby: Christmas Series Part 5 of 7.

Eder Migdol-The Tower Of The Flock: Christmas Series Part 4 of 7.

Luke 2:8-14 “Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. And behold, an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were greatly afraid. Then the angel said to them, “Do not be … Continue reading Eder Migdol-The Tower Of The Flock: Christmas Series Part 4 of 7.

The Real Story In The Stars: Christmas Series Part 1 of 7.

Psalm 19 “19 The heavens declare the glory of God; And the firmament shows His handiwork. 2 Day unto day utters speech, And night unto night reveals knowledge. 3 There is no speech nor language Where their voice is not heard. 4 Their line has gone out through all the earth, And their words to … Continue reading The Real Story In The Stars: Christmas Series Part 1 of 7.

Chimham’s Inn: Christmas Series Part 3 of 7.

Luke 2:1-7 “And it came to pass in those days that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. This census first took place while Quirinius was governing Syria. So all went to be registered, everyone to his own city. Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the … Continue reading Chimham’s Inn: Christmas Series Part 3 of 7.

God Remembered His Promise: Christmas Series Part 2 of 7.

Luke 1:5-7 “There was in the days of Herod, the king of Judea, a certain priest named Zacharias, of the division of Abijah. His wife was of the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless. But … Continue reading God Remembered His Promise: Christmas Series Part 2 of 7.

You Are A Living Love Letter.

2 Corinthians 5:18-19 18 “Now all things are of God who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation, 19 that is, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not imputing their trespasses to them, and has committed to us the word of reconciliation.” … Continue reading You Are A Living Love Letter.

On The Third Day!

lI Peter 3:8-9 NKJV “But, beloved, do not forget this one thing, that with the Lord one day is AS a thousand years, and a thousand years AS one day.  The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness, but is longsuffering toward us, not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance.” – … Continue reading On The Third Day!

Blessings Of Reuben, Simeon, And Levi.

Genesis 49:1-4 “1 And Jacob called his sons and said, “Gather together, that I may tell you what shall befall you IN THE LAST DAYS: 2 Gather together and hear, you sons of Jacob, And listen to Israel your father.  3 “Reuben, you are my firstborn, My might and the beginning of my strength, The excellency of dignity and the excellency … Continue reading Blessings Of Reuben, Simeon, And Levi.

Blessings Of Jacob Over Zebulun And Naphtali.

Genesis 49:1-2 ” 1 And Jacob called his sons and said, “Gather together, that I may tell you what shall befall you in the last days:  2 “Gather together and hear, you sons of Jacob, And listen to Israel your father.” - - Jacob was about to die and be gathered to his fathers.  Just prior to his death, however, … Continue reading Blessings Of Jacob Over Zebulun And Naphtali.

Abram, The Furnace, And The Burning Lamp.

Genesis 15:5-11 Then He (Jesus) brought him (Abram) outside and said, “Look now toward heaven, and count the stars if you are able to number them.” And He said to him, “So shall your descendants be.”  And he believed in the Lord, and He accounted it to him for righteousness." Then He said to him, “I am the Lord, who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans, to … Continue reading Abram, The Furnace, And The Burning Lamp.

The Seven Churches Of Revelation Part 7: Laodicea

Revelation 3:14-16  "And to the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write, ‘These things says the Amen, the Faithful and True Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God: "I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I could wish you were cold or hot. So then, because you are lukewarm, and neither … Continue reading The Seven Churches Of Revelation Part 7: Laodicea

The Seven Churches Of Revelation Part 6: Philadelphia

Revelation 3:7-10 "And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write, "These things says He who is holy, He who is true, ‘He who has the key of David, He who opens and no one shuts, and shuts and no one opens":  "I know your works. See, I have set before you an open … Continue reading The Seven Churches Of Revelation Part 6: Philadelphia

The Seven Churches Of Revelation Part 5: Sardis

Revelation 3:1-6 " “And to the angel of the church in Sardis write, ‘These things says He who has the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars: “I know your works, that you have a name that you are alive, but you are dead (nekros). 2 Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die, for … Continue reading The Seven Churches Of Revelation Part 5: Sardis

The Seven Churches Of Revelation Part 4: Thyatira

Revelation 2:18-23 18 “And to the angel of the church in Thyatira write, ‘These things says the Son of God, who has eyes like a flame of fire, and His feet like fine brass: 19 “I know your works, love, service, faith, and your patience; and as for your works, the last are more than the first.  20 Nevertheless I have a few things against you, because you … Continue reading The Seven Churches Of Revelation Part 4: Thyatira

The Seven Churches Of Revelation Part 3: Pergamos

Revelation 2:12-17 12 "And to the angel of the church in Pergamos write, ‘These things says He who has the sharp two-edged sword: 13 "I know your works, and where you dwell, where Satan’s throne is. And you hold fast to My name, and did not deny My faith even in the days in which Antipas was … Continue reading The Seven Churches Of Revelation Part 3: Pergamos

The Seven Churches Of Revelation Part 2: Smyrna

Revelation 2:8-11  “And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write, ‘These things says the First and the Last, who was dead, and came to life: “I know your works, tribulation, and poverty (but you are rich); and I know the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are … Continue reading The Seven Churches Of Revelation Part 2: Smyrna

The Seven Churches Of Revelation, Part 1: Ephesus

Revelation 2:1-7 “To the angel of the church of Ephesus write, ‘These things says He who holds the seven stars in His right hand, who walks in the midst of the seven golden lampstands: “I know your works, your labor, your patience, and that you cannot bear those who are evil. And you have tested those who say they are apostles and … Continue reading The Seven Churches Of Revelation, Part 1: Ephesus

The Parable Of The Talents.

Matthew 25:14-19 “For the kingdom of heaven is like a man traveling to a far country, who called his own servants and delivered his goods to them. And to one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one, to each according to his own ability; and immediately he went on a journey. Then he who had received the … Continue reading The Parable Of The Talents.

The First-Born Blessing: Double Portion Of The Triune God!

Romans 8:11 “But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who dwells in you.” - - The First-born Blessing was a coveted honor in the Old Testament. The Father of the first born would place his right hand on the head of … Continue reading The First-Born Blessing: Double Portion Of The Triune God!

The Story Of Ruth Part 11 of 11:  Pictures Of The End Times

Ruth 4:13 “So Boaz took Ruth and she became his wife; and when he went in to her, the Lord gave her conception, and she bore a son.” - - How the LORD has turned circumstances around completely for Ruth and Naomi!  Boaz married Ruth, God gave her conception, and she bore a son to him.  In … Continue reading The Story Of Ruth Part 11 of 11:  Pictures Of The End Times

Boaz Marries Ruth: The Story of Ruth Part 10 of 11.

Ruth 4: "Therefore the close relative said to Boaz, “Buy it for yourself.” So he took off his sandal. And Boaz said to the elders and all the people, “You are witnesses this day that I have bought all that was Elimelech's, and all that was Chilion's and Mahlon's, from the hand of Naomi. Moreover, Ruth the Moabitess, the … Continue reading Boaz Marries Ruth: The Story of Ruth Part 10 of 11.

Story Of Ruth Part 8 of 11: The Threshing Floor

Ruth 3:1-4 "Then Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, “My daughter, shall I not seek security for you, that it may be well with you? 2 Now Boaz, whose young women you were with, is he not our relative? In fact, he is winnowing barley tonight at the threshing floor. 3 Therefore wash yourself and … Continue reading Story Of Ruth Part 8 of 11: The Threshing Floor

The Story Of Ruth Part 7 of 11: The Kinsman Redeemer

Ruth 2:14 "Now Boaz said to her at mealtime, “Come here, and eat of the bread, and dip your piece of bread in the vinegar.” So she sat beside the reapers, and he passed parched grain to her; and she ate and was satisfied, and kept some back." - - This verse demonstrates that Boaz … Continue reading The Story Of Ruth Part 7 of 11: The Kinsman Redeemer

The Story Of Ruth Part 6 of 11: The Law Concerning Gleaning

Leviticus 23:22. "22 ‘When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not wholly reap the corners of your field when you reap, nor shall you gather any gleaning from your harvest. You shall leave them for the poor and for the stranger: I am the Lord your God.’” - - Ruth had heard … Continue reading The Story Of Ruth Part 6 of 11: The Law Concerning Gleaning

The Story Of Ruth, Part 5 of 11: The House Of Bread

Ruth 1:19-22 19 Now the two of them went until they came to Bethlehem. And it happened, when they had come to Bethlehem, that all the city was excited because of them; and the women said, “Is this Naomi?” 20 But she said to them, “Do not call me Naomi; call me Mara, for the … Continue reading The Story Of Ruth, Part 5 of 11: The House Of Bread

The Story Of Ruth Part 3 of 11: Moab, The Land Of The Enemy

Ruth 1:1-2 "Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons. 2 And the name of the man was Elimelech, and the … Continue reading The Story Of Ruth Part 3 of 11: Moab, The Land Of The Enemy

The Story Of Ruth Part 2 of 11: The Time Of The Judges

The Backdrop. Judges 21:24-25 "And the children of Israel departed thence at that time, every man to his tribe and to his family, and they went out from thence every man to his inheritance. In those days there was no king in Israel: every man did that which was right in his own eyes.” - … Continue reading The Story Of Ruth Part 2 of 11: The Time Of The Judges

The Gospels Part 9 of 9: Why The Gospels Were Written

John 20:30-31 And truly Jesus did many other signs in the presence of His disciples, which are not written in this book; but these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing you may have life in His name." - - We've covered a lot … Continue reading The Gospels Part 9 of 9: Why The Gospels Were Written

The Gospels Part 8 of 9: Beauty And Symmetry Of The Gospels

Matthew 1:23 "Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name "Immanuel,” which is translated, “God with us.” - - It never ceases to amaze me the beauty, glory, and symmetry that are found in the Gospels. There is a progression of themes, beginnings and endings that … Continue reading The Gospels Part 8 of 9: Beauty And Symmetry Of The Gospels

Gospel Series Part 2 of 9: Why Do We Have Four Gospels?

Revelation 4:6-7 6 “Before the throne there was a sea of glass, like crystal. And in the midst of the throne, and around the throne, were FOUR LIVING CREATURES full of eyes in front and in back. 7 The first living creature was like a LION, the second living creature like a CALF, the third … Continue reading Gospel Series Part 2 of 9: Why Do We Have Four Gospels?

The Gospels Part 1 of 9: The Key Hangs By The Door

2 Peter 1:2 "Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord." - God's word is full of eternal truths that benefit and bless us. It tells us in the verse above that the more our knowledge of Jesus increases, the more grace and peace are MULTIPLIED … Continue reading The Gospels Part 1 of 9: The Key Hangs By The Door

Esther Series Part 6: Evil Day Turned Into Victory!

Esther 3:12-14 “12 Then the king’s scribes were called on the thirteenth day of the first month, and a decree was written according to all that Haman commanded—to the king’s satraps, to the governors who were over each province, to the officials of all people, to every province according to its script, and to every … Continue reading Esther Series Part 6: Evil Day Turned Into Victory!

Esther Series Part 5: The 13th Of Adar

Esther 4:14 {Mordecai to Esther} “14 For if you remain completely silent at this time, relief and deliverance will arise for the Jews from another place, but you and your father’s house will perish. Yet who knows whether you have come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” – (Queen Esther ponders Mordecai’s news.) … Continue reading Esther Series Part 5: The 13th Of Adar

Esther Series Part 4: Esther Becomes Queen

Esther 2:1-4 "After these things, when the wrath of King Ahasuerus subsided, he remembered Vashti, what she had done, and what had been decreed against her. Then the king's servants who attended him said: “Let beautiful young virgins be sought for the king; and let the king appoint officers in all the provinces of his … Continue reading Esther Series Part 4: Esther Becomes Queen

Esther Series Part 3: Queen Vashti

Esther 1:9-4 "Queen Vashti also made a feast for the women in the royal palace which belonged to King Ahasuerus. On the seventh day, when the heart of the king was merry with wine, he commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, Abagtha, Zethar, and Carcas, seven eunuchs who served in the presence of King Ahasuerus, to … Continue reading Esther Series Part 3: Queen Vashti

Esther Series Part 2: The Festival Of Wine

Esther 9:19 “Therefore the Jews … made the fourteenth day of the month Adar a day of gladness and feasting, a good day, and of sending portions one to another.”  (Esther 9:19) - - Purim. Purim is one of the happiest holidays observed by Jewish people all over the world. It is a celebration of … Continue reading Esther Series Part 2: The Festival Of Wine

Esther Series Part 1-Background

Ephesians 6:13 "Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand." - - Long before the Jewish people were ever taken captive by King Nebuchadnezzar, before there existed terrible danger to God's people, He was orchestrating events to preserve … Continue reading Esther Series Part 1-Background

The Elders Of Revelation.

Revelation 4:1-4  "1 After these things I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven. And the first voice which I heard was like a trumpet speaking with me, saying, “Come up here, and I will show you things which must take place after this.”  2 Immediately I was in the Spirit; and behold, a throne set in heaven, and One sat on the throne.  … Continue reading The Elders Of Revelation.

The Five Offerings Of Leviticus, Part 10 of 10: New Covenant Application

Five Offerings--One Perfect Sacrifice:  Jesus, The Lamb Of God! John 17:1-4 “Father, the hour has come. Glorify Your Son, that Your Son also may glorify You, as You have given Him authority over all flesh, that He should give eternal life to as many as You have given Him. And this is eternal life, that … Continue reading The Five Offerings Of Leviticus, Part 10 of 10: New Covenant Application

The Five Offerings Of Levitucs Part 8: The Sin Offering

Sin Offering: Korban Khatta'at [קרבן חטאת] Leviticus 4:1-7 "Now the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the children of Israel, saying: ‘If a person sins unintentionally against any of the commandments of the Lord in anything which ought not to be done, and does any of them, if the anointed priest sins, bringing guilt … Continue reading The Five Offerings Of Levitucs Part 8: The Sin Offering

The Five Offerings Of Leviticus Part 7 of 10: The Peace Offering

#4.  The Peace Offering (Zevah haShelamiym זֶבַח הַשְּׁלָמִים ) - Leviticus 3:1-15 "‘When his offering is a sacrifice of a peace offering, if he offers it of the herd, whether male or female, he shall offer it without blemish before the Lord. 2 And he shall lay his hand on the head of his offering, and … Continue reading The Five Offerings Of Leviticus Part 7 of 10: The Peace Offering

The Five Offerings Of Leviticus Part 3 of 10: Dove Offering

The Dove Offering. Leviticus 1:14-17 14 And if the burnt sacrifice for his offering to the Lord be of fowls, then he shall bring his offering of turtledoves, or of young pigeons. 15 And the priest shall bring it unto the altar, and wring off his head, and burn it on the altar; and the blood thereof … Continue reading The Five Offerings Of Leviticus Part 3 of 10: Dove Offering

The Five Offerings Of Leviticus Part 9 of 10: The Trespass Offering, Asham [אָשָׁם]

Leviticus 5:1-4 "“If a person sins in hearing the utterance of an oath, and is a witness, whether he has seen or known of the matter—if he does not tell it, he bears guilt. “Or if a person touches any unclean thing, whether it is the carcass of an unclean beast, or the carcass of … Continue reading The Five Offerings Of Leviticus Part 9 of 10: The Trespass Offering, Asham [אָשָׁם]

The Five Offerings Of Leviticus Part 6 of 10: The Grain Offering

#2. The Grain/Meal Offering:  Minchah (מִנְחָה) Leviticus 2:1-5 “‘When anyone brings a grain offering to the Lord, their offering is to be of the finest flour. They are to pour olive oil on it, put frankincense on it 2 and take it to Aaron’s sons the priests. The priest shall take a handful of the flour and oil, together with all the incense, and … Continue reading The Five Offerings Of Leviticus Part 6 of 10: The Grain Offering

The Five Offerings Of Leviticus Part 5 of 10: Bullock Offering

The Bullock. Leviticus 1:2-9 "Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them: ‘When any one of you brings an offering to the Lord, you shall bring your offering of the livestock—of the HERD and of the FLOCK. “If his offering is a burnt sacrifice of the herd, let him offer A MALE WITHOUT … Continue reading The Five Offerings Of Leviticus Part 5 of 10: Bullock Offering

The Five Offerings Of Leviticus Part 4 of 10: Lamb Or Goat Offering

The Lamb Or Goat Offering. Leviticus 1:10-13 "And if his offering be of the FLOCKS, namely, of the sheep, or of the goats, for a burnt sacrifice; he shall bring it a male without blemish.  And he shall kill it on the side of the altar NORTHWARD before the Lord: and the priests, Aaron's sons, shall … Continue reading The Five Offerings Of Leviticus Part 4 of 10: Lamb Or Goat Offering

The Five Offerings Of Leviticus Part 2 of 10: The Burnt Offering

The Burnt Offering:  Olah [עֹלָ֤ה] Leviticus 1:1-3 "Now the Lord called to Moses, and spoke to him from the tabernacle of meeting, saying, “Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them: ‘When any one of you brings an offering to the Lord, you shall bring your offering of the livestock—of the herd and … Continue reading The Five Offerings Of Leviticus Part 2 of 10: The Burnt Offering

The Five Offerings Of Leviticus: Part 1 of 10 – Introduction

Exodus 20:22-24 "Then the Lord said to Moses, “Thus you shall say to the children of Israel: ‘You have seen that I have talked with you from heaven. You shall not make anything to be with Me—gods of silver or gods of gold YOU shall not make for yourselves. AN ALTAR OF EARTH you shall … Continue reading The Five Offerings Of Leviticus: Part 1 of 10 – Introduction

Four-Times Covered: Tabernacle Series Part 9

Exodus 26:1  "“Moreover you shall make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine woven linen and blue, purple, and scarlet thread; with artistic designs of cherubim you shall weave them." - - As you have seen in this series, for those who have been following along, every facet of the Tabernacle of Moses teaches us … Continue reading Four-Times Covered: Tabernacle Series Part 9

Galilee And The Yom Kippur War Of 1973

God Protects His People Psalm 121:4 "4 Behold, He who keeps Israel Shall neither slumber nor sleep." -   - Of all the nations and ethnic groups on earth, none has been more hated and persecuted than the Jewish people.  Yet amazingly, because of God's grace and mercy, they have remained intact, their ancient language … Continue reading Galilee And The Yom Kippur War Of 1973

Queens, Concubines, and Virgins Without Number!

Song of Solomon 6:1 "Where has your beloved gone, O fairest among women? Where has your beloved turned aside, That we may seek him with you?" - - This wonderful book, this "Song of Songs," is a beautiful description of our wonderful Jesus, His love for us, and His loving relationship with His bride, The … Continue reading Queens, Concubines, and Virgins Without Number!

The Gifts And Fruits Of The Spirit: High Priest’s Garment Series Part 7

1 Corinthians 12:4-7 "Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. And there are differences of administrations, but the same Lord.  And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God which worketh all in all. But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal." - … Continue reading The Gifts And Fruits Of The Spirit: High Priest’s Garment Series Part 7

Spiritual Growth According To Paul.

Peter 3:18 18 "...but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory both now and forever. Amen." - - It's natural, I suppose, to reason out spiritual truths according to our human understanding, particularly on the topic of spiritual growth.  After all, we are human … Continue reading Spiritual Growth According To Paul.

All Things Are Possible To Him Who Believes

Mark 9:21-24 24 Jesus asked the boy’s father, “How long has he been like this?” “From childhood,” he answered. 22 “It has often thrown him into fire or water to kill him. But if you can do anything, take pity on us and help us.” 23 “‘If you can’?” said Jesus. 'Everything is possible for … Continue reading All Things Are Possible To Him Who Believes

The The Error of Balaam And The Doctrine Of The Nicolaitans

Numbers 23:19-21 “God is not a man, that He should lie, Nor a son of man, that He should repent. Has He said, and will He not do? Or has He spoken, and will He not make it good? Behold, I have received a command to bless; He has blessed, and I cannot reverse it. … Continue reading The The Error of Balaam And The Doctrine Of The Nicolaitans

Eutychus And The Story behind The Words

Acts 20:7-12 7"Now on the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul, ready to depart the next day, spoke to them and continued his message until midnight. 8 There were many lamps in the upper room where they were gathered together. 9 And in a window sat a certain young man named Eutychus, who was sinking … Continue reading Eutychus And The Story behind The Words