Tish B’Av [תִּשְׁעָה בְּאָב] 😓

Numbers 13:31-33 "But the men who had gone up with him (Caleb) said, “We are not able to go up against the people, for they are stronger than we.” And they gave the children of Israel a bad report of the land which they had spied out, saying, “The land through which we have gone … Continue reading Tish B’Av [תִּשְׁעָה בְּאָב] 😓

Hazardous Addition And Subtraction! 👇🏻

Adding and subtracting Revelation 1:3; “3 Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written in it; for the time is near.” – – This verse at the beginning of the book of Revelation is a promise of blessing to those who read … Continue reading Hazardous Addition And Subtraction! 👇🏻

The REAL Story In The Stars Part 42: Hydra, The Serpent.

Revelation 12:7-9 “…war broke out in heaven: Michael and his angels fought with the dragon; and the dragon and his angels fought, but they did not prevail, nor was a place found for them in heaven any longer. So the great dragon was cast out, that serpent of old, called the Devil and Satan, who deceives the … Continue reading The REAL Story In The Stars Part 42: Hydra, The Serpent.

The REAL Story In The Stars Part 40: Argo, The Ship.

Isaiah 51:11 “So the ransomed of the Lord shall return,And come to Zion with singing,With everlasting joy on their heads.They shall obtain joy and gladness;Sorrow and sighing shall flee away.” Argo is the third and final decan belonging to Cancer, The Crab.  It is a picture of a huge ship sailing across the night sky, … Continue reading The REAL Story In The Stars Part 40: Argo, The Ship.

Samson, The Philistines, And The Wells Of Refreshing.

Genesis 26:15-18 “Now THE PHILISTINES HAD STOPPED UP ALL THE WELLS which his {Isaac’s} father’s servants had dug in the days of Abraham his father, and they had filled them with earth. 16 And Abimelech said to Isaac, “Go away from us, for you are much mightier than we.” 17 Then Isaac departed from there and pitched his tent … Continue reading Samson, The Philistines, And The Wells Of Refreshing.

Ephraim And The House Of Judah: Part 1 of 9

Genesis 48:1-7 “Now it came to pass after these things that Joseph was told, “Indeed your father is sick”; and he took with him his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim. And Jacob was told, “Look, your son Joseph is coming to you”; and Israel strengthened himself and sat up on the bed.” “Then Jacob said to … Continue reading Ephraim And The House Of Judah: Part 1 of 9

Divisions Of The New Testament.

2 Timothy 3:16-17. “All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction inrighteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work.” – – Why was the Bible given to us? According to the verse above, it was given, ultimately, … Continue reading Divisions Of The New Testament.

Promissory Notes: Passover Series Part 10

Hebrews 9:15 15″ And for this reason He {Jesus} is the Mediator of the New Covenant, BY MEANS OF DEATH, for the redemption of the TRANSGRESSION UNDER THE FIRST COVENANT, that those who are called may receive the promise of the eternal inheritance.” – (See also Hebrews 10.) – When Jesus cried “FINISHED,” the work of … Continue reading Promissory Notes: Passover Series Part 10

God’s Formula For Successful Relationships.

Genesis 3:17-20 “Then to Adam He (God) said, “Because you have heeded the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree of which I commanded you, saying, ‘You shall not eat of it’: “Cursed is the ground for your sake; In toil you shall eat of it All the days of your life. … Continue reading God’s Formula For Successful Relationships.

God Has Not Given Us A Spirit Of Fear.

2 Timothy 1:7 7″For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power (Dynaméōs) and of love (Agapéō) and of a sound mind (Sōphronísmoū).” – – This is one of my favorite verses.  It is such a powerful, comforting promise from our loving heavenly Father. Whenever I am afraid or worried or when cares … Continue reading God Has Not Given Us A Spirit Of Fear.

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 wonderful things about Jesus! The Holy Spirit … Continue reading Four-Times Covered: Tabernacle Series Part 9

God’s Protection Plan: Tabernacle Series Part 8

The Glory Of The Lord Is Your Rear Guard Revelation 6:1-2 “6 Now I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seals; and I heard one of the four living creatures saying with a voice like thunder, “Come and see.” 2 And I looked, and behold, a white horse. He who sat on it had … Continue reading God’s Protection Plan: Tabernacle Series Part 8

The Colors Of The Tabernacle: Tabernacle Series Part 7

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.” Exodus 26:31 “You shall make a veil woven of blue, purple, and scarlet thread, and fine woven linen. It shall be woven with an artistic design of cherubim.” – – As promised, in part 5 we’re … Continue reading The Colors Of The Tabernacle: Tabernacle Series Part 7

Why Do We Have Four Gospels? Tabernacle Series Part 5

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 living creature had a face like a MAN, and … Continue reading Why Do We Have Four Gospels? Tabernacle Series Part 5

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

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!

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?

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 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.

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