Then they killed the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes, put out the eyes of Zedekiah, bound him with bronze fetters, and took him to Babylon. 2 Kings 25:7 Continue reading
The bin of flour was not used up, nor did the jar of oil run dry, according to the word of the Lord which He spoke by Elijah. 1 Kings 17:16 Continue reading
The ravens brought him bread and meat in the morning, and bread and meat in the evening; and he drank from the brook. 1 Kings 17:6 Continue reading
But it came to pass on the seventh day that they rose early, about the dawning of the day, and marched around the city seven times in the same manner. On that day only they marched around the city seven times. And the seventh time it happened, when the priests blew the trumpets, that Joshua said to the people: “Shout, for the Lord has given you the city! Joshua 6:15-16 Continue reading
“It is only by obedience that we understand the teaching of God.” ~Oswald Chambers
Gen 15:17 And it came to pass, when the sun went down and it was dark, that behold, there appeared a smoking oven and a burning torch that passed between those pieces.
Abram obeyed God and had taken the five sacrifices and prepared them.
This obedience became a reassuring teaching from God – teaching involving the future of his descendants. (Gen 15:13-16)
Then a firepot and burning torch went between the pieces.
The pieces were the complete blood sacrifices the Law would prescribe. Those sacrifices would be offered by the priests.
In this text, God, Himself, burns the sacrifice…
…which are a shadow of things to come, but the substance is of Christ. Col 2:17
1 John 3:16 He laid down His life for us.
Heb 7:27 He did once for all when He offered up Himself.
For all the sacrifices that mankind can offer, it is the one offered by Christ, the complete Sacrifice, that satisfies the Father.
No matter what trouble may come, the Father will fulfill His promise to deliver His people.
That promise is yours when you accept God’s sacrifice for you – His own Son!
John 3:16 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.
Luke 5:5 Master, we have toiled all night and caught nothing; nevertheless at Your word I will let down the net. Continue reading
There are many Bible stories that seem very far-fetched! If I had not experience the saving grace of God, the forgiveness through Jesus, and the filling of the Holy Spirit, I would find it easy to be an atheist.
But because I am continuing to experience a relationship with the Lord God, I not only believe in Him but in His word. Continue reading