The Way, The Truth, And The Life: Tabernacle Series Part 4

Exodus 25:1-9 “Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying: ‘Speak to the children of Israel, that they bring Me an offering. From everyone who gives it willingly with his heart you shall take My offering. And this is the offering which you shall take from them: gold, silver, and bronze; blue, purple, and scarlet thread, fine linen, and goats’ hair; ram … Continue reading The Way, The Truth, And The Life: Tabernacle Series Part 4

The Lampstand: Tabernacle Series Part 3

Exodus 25:31-36 31 “Make a lampstand of pure gold. Hammer out its base and shaft, and make its flowerlike cups, buds and blossoms of one piece with them. 32 Six branches are to extend from the sides of the lampstand—three on one side and three on the other. 33 Three cups shaped like almond flowers with buds and … Continue reading The Lampstand: Tabernacle Series Part 3

The Golden Boards: Tabernacle Series Part 2

2 Corinthians 3:18 “18 But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit.” – – What in the world does this verse have to do with the the golden boards … Continue reading The Golden Boards: Tabernacle Series Part 2

The Bronze Altar: Tabernacle Series Part 1.

Psalm 26:6-7 “I will wash mine hands in innocency: so will I compass thine altar, O Lord: That I may publish with the voice of thanksgiving, and tell of all thy wondrous works.” – (The Bronze Altar.) – In these two short verses, David is talking about the Bronze Altar.  God gave him such a … Continue reading The Bronze Altar: Tabernacle Series Part 1.

A Fig Tree In My Vineyard!: Tree Series Part 7

Leaves But No Fruit Luke 13:6-9 6″He {Jesus} also spoke this parable: “A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard, and he came seeking fruit on it and found none. 7 Then he said to the keeper of his vineyard, ‘Look, for three years I have come seeking fruit on this fig … Continue reading A Fig Tree In My Vineyard!: Tree Series Part 7

Why Did Jesus Curse The Fig Tree?: Tree Series Part 6

Mark 11:12-14 12″Now the next day, when they had come out from Bethany, He {Jesus} was hungry. 13 And seeing from afar a fig tree HAVING LEAVES, He went to see if perhaps He would find something on it. When He came to it, He found nothing but leaves, for IT WAS NOT THE SEASON … Continue reading Why Did Jesus Curse The Fig Tree?: Tree Series Part 6

As Excellent As The Cedars Of Lebanon: Tree Series Part 4

Song Of Solomon 5 15″His legs are pillars of marble Set on bases of fine gold. His countenance is like Lebanon, Excellent as the cedars. His mouth is most sweet, 16 Yes, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, And this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem!” – – Incredible as it may … Continue reading As Excellent As The Cedars Of Lebanon: Tree Series Part 4

You Shall Flourish Like The Palm Tree: Tree Series Part 3

Psalm 92:12-14 12 The righteous shall flourish like a palm tree, He shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon. 13 Those who are planted in the house of the LORD Shall flourish in the courts of our God. 14 They shall still bear fruit in old age; They shall be fresh and flourishing,” – – … Continue reading You Shall Flourish Like The Palm Tree: Tree Series Part 3

Transfiguration!

Mark 9:2-8 2″Now after six days Jesus took Peter, James, and John, and led them up on a high mountain apart by themselves; and He was transfigured before them. 3 His clothes became shining, exceedingly white, like snow, such as no launderer on earth can whiten them. 4 And Elijah appeared to them with Moses, and they were talking with Jesus. 5 Then Peter answered … Continue reading Transfiguration!

As It Was In The Days Of Noah: Flood Series Part 7.

Jude verses 5-7 “5 But I want to remind you, though you once knew this, that the Lord, having saved the people out of the land of Egypt, afterward destroyed those who did not believe. 6 And the angels who did not keep their proper domain, but left their own abode, He has reserved in EVERLASTING … Continue reading As It Was In The Days Of Noah: Flood Series Part 7.

Rain Falls On The Just And The Unjust: Flood Series Part 8.

Matthew 5:43-48 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’  But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, DO GOOD TO THOSE WHO HATE YOU, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you,  that you may be sons of … Continue reading Rain Falls On The Just And The Unjust: Flood Series Part 8.

A Message In The Begets Of Genesis 5: Flood Series Part 6

Genesis 5:1-3 “1 This is the book of the genealogy of Adam. In the day that God created man, He made him in the likeness of God.  2 He created them male and female, and blessed them and called them Mankind in the day they were created. 3 And Adam lived one hundred and thirty … Continue reading A Message In The Begets Of Genesis 5: Flood Series Part 6

The Covenant Of The Rainbow: Flood Series Part 5.

Genesis 9:12-16 “12 And God said, “This is the sign of the covenant I am making between me and you and every living creature with you, a covenant for all generations to come: 13 I HAVE SET MY BOW IN THE CLOUDS, and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and the earth. 14 Whenever … Continue reading The Covenant Of The Rainbow: Flood Series Part 5.

The Curse Is Reversed!: Flood Series Part 3

Genesis 8:1-5 1 “Then God remembered Noah, and every living thing, and all the animals that were with him in the ark. And God made a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters subsided. 2 The fountains of the deep and the windows of heaven were also stopped, and the rain from heaven … Continue reading The Curse Is Reversed!: Flood Series Part 3

Come Into The Ark: Flood Series Part 2

Genesis 7:1  “Then the LORD said to Noah, “Come into the ark, you and all your household, because I have seen that you are righteous before Me in this generation.'” Genesis 8:16  “Go out of the ark, you and your wife, and your sons and your sons’ wives with you.” – – In Part 1 we saw what was happening in … Continue reading Come Into The Ark: Flood Series Part 2

Noah’s Ark: Flood Series Part 1.

Genesis 6:13-14 And God said to Noah, “The end of all flesh has come before Me, for the earth is filled with violence through them; and behold, I will destroy them with the earth. Make yourself an ark of gopherwood; make rooms in the ark, and cover it inside and outside with pitch.” –  – … Continue reading Noah’s Ark: Flood Series Part 1.

With Long Life Will I Satisfy You: Psalm 91 Series Part 7.

Psalm 91:14-16 “Because he has set his love upon Me, therefore I will deliver him; I will set him on high, because he has known My name.  He shall call upon Me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him and honor him.  With long life will … Continue reading With Long Life Will I Satisfy You: Psalm 91 Series Part 7.

Protected Against Attacks Of The Enemy: Psalm 91 Series Part 6.

Psalm 91:13 “You shall tread upon the lion and the cobra, The young lion and the serpent you shall trample underfoot.” –   – Jesus CRUSHED the head of the serpent. HALLELUJAH!!!  And just like our Master, we too, tread upon the serpent (satan) and his minions.  That roaring old lion has no more teeth … Continue reading Protected Against Attacks Of The Enemy: Psalm 91 Series Part 6.

Angels Watching Over Us!: Psalm 91 Series Part 5.

Psalm 91:9-12 “Because you have made the LORD, who is my refuge, Even the Most High, your dwelling place, No evil shall befall you, nor shall any plague come near your dwelling; For He shall give His angels charge over you, To keep you in all your ways. In their hands they shall bear you … Continue reading Angels Watching Over Us!: Psalm 91 Series Part 5.

The Snare Of The Fowler: Psalm 91 Series Part 3.

Psalm 91:3-4 “Surely He shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler And from the perilous pestilence.  He shall cover you with His feathers, And under His wings you shall take refuge; His truth shall be your shield and buckler.” – – Our God provides for His Church the most comprehensive protection on the … Continue reading The Snare Of The Fowler: Psalm 91 Series Part 3.

I Will SAY Of The Lord: Psalm 91 Series Part 2.

Psalm 91:2 I will SAY of the LORD, “He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in Him I will trust.” – – Because this world is increasingly more dangerous, you and I need a sure refuge and a secure fortress.  This spiraling down into darkness and chaos at such a dizzying pace is … Continue reading I Will SAY Of The Lord: Psalm 91 Series Part 2.

The Secret Place: Psalm 91 Series Part 1 of 7.

Psalm 91:1 “He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High (Elyon), Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty (Shaddai).” – – The world is increasingly becoming a darker, more confused, and more dangerous place. There is so much fear everywhere it’s almost tangible.  God’s protection for these days isn’t just a … Continue reading The Secret Place: Psalm 91 Series Part 1 of 7.

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 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 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

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!

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