I have been learning some new things about angels, so felt, for myself, it was time to do a serious study. This month, I am sharing with you just a little of what I am learning, hoping it will encourage you to be aware of their presence in your life.
What does it mean to be a living sacrifice? I really want to be and do what Jesus asks, but it is sometimes difficult. It takes discipline, because there is an enemy who does not want us to succeed. In Romans 12 we find advice on becoming a LIVING sacrifice.
John hardly ever refers to himself by name, but talks about the disciple Jesus loved. John was not loved more than the other disciples, or than you and I, but it seems to me that John knew in his heart of hearts that he was loved. That truth amazed him.
Psalm 23 The Lord is my shepherd. This is probably the most well known of all the psalms, and many songs have been written with the words from these verses, but how many of us have ever really studied the words and some of the hidden meanings?
When I stood to speak, the first words that came out of my mouth were, I used to be a caterpillar, and now I am a butterfly! I almost looked round to see who had spoken, because it was not at all the way I intended to start!
The fig tree is one of the few trees mentioned in the Bible by name. As I began to search for different references to it I found myself face to face with many of the truths of The Kingdom of God which are relevant today.
Does this young fearful man who was hiding when he met the Lord face to face, have anything to say to us today? Gideon was used by God to overcome a massive enemy, and he rose to the highest position of being a judge over Israel?
In Paul's letter to the Ephesians he tries to convince the new converts of all that is available to them as believers. This short letter is a call to be reconciled fully to God and also together with other Christians as the world wide family of God.
These are certainly very strange times with much discussion going on via internet as to what is truth, what is of God and whether or not the devil has taken over the world. So I decided to read again the last book of the Bible, the Revelation of John.
John 1:1-5 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. Before John gets into telling about Jesus' earthly life, he makes it absolutely clear that Jesus has always existed. We do not know the actual date of His earthly birth, but ...