Are you ready to sacrifice your Isaac?

Genesis 22: 1-19

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One In Mind and Spirit!

1If you find any comfort from being in the Anointed, if His love brings you some encouragement, if you experience true companionship with the Spirit, if His tenderness and mercy fill your heart ; then, brothers and sisters, 2here is one thing that would complete my joy— come together as one in mind and spirit …

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Confirming One’s Calling and Election

3His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. 4Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises,  so that through them you may participate in the divine nature,  having escaped the corruption in …

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1 Peter 5:6-11

Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him,  standing firm in the faith,  …

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Word Study/Hope/Anchor

7 In the same way, when God wanted to confirm His promise as true and unchangeable, He swore an oath to the heirs of that promise. 18 So God has given us two unchanging things: His promise and His oath. These prove that it is impossible for God to lie. As a result, we who come to …

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Hear ye! Hear ye!

Hear Ye! Hear Ye!  It is hereby declared on the 25th day of the month of June of the year 2014 that all churches are bully free.  Anyone caught bullying will be ushered to the door! No exceptions!  By order of the Most High God!  Mark 12:30-32

What if the man had refused to stand?

Acts 3:1-10 Peter Heals a Lame Beggar 1One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer— at three in the afternoon. 2Now a man who was lame from birth was being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was put every day to beg from those …

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throw off . . .

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses,   let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles.   What do I need to throw off? What hinders my walk with the Lord?                 throw. (n.d.). Dictionary.com Unabridged. Retrieved March …

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Hebrews 12 The…

Hebrews 12 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set …

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I may stumble, but I will not fall!

25David said about him: “ ‘I saw the Lord always before me.  Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.   26Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will live in hope, Acts 2:25 Kaiser Jr., Walter C.; Garrett, Duane (2010-10-19). NIV Archaeological Study Bible: An Illustrated …

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grace = freedom

But with loud shouts they insistently demanded that he be crucified, and their shouts prevailed. So Pilate decided to grant their demand. 25 He released the man who had been thrown into prison for insurrection and murder, the one they asked for, and surrendered Jesus to their will.   Luke 23:23-25 release -  to free from confinement, …

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least restricted environment . . . .

Galatians 2:11-14  restrict - to confine or keep within certain often specified limits or selected bounds What restrictions are we placing on fellow Christians? 2013, estrict. (n.d.). Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition. Retrieved November 02, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/restrict

sinner friendly . . . . .

Is your Sunday school sinner friendly? What or who do you talk about in front of guests? And their scribes and the Pharisees complained against His disciples, saying, “Why do You eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?” Luke 5:29-31 Levi gave a large dinner at his home for Jesus. Everybody was there, tax …

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What legacy are you leaving your children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren?

legacy - anything handed down from the past, as from an ancestor or predecessor: the legacy of ancient Rome.           Nelson, T. (1982). Take Mate Bible NKJV (p. 65). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, Inc. legacy. (n.d.). Dictionary.com Unabridged. Retrieved August 11, 2013, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/legacy

Can something good come from something bad?

Acts 8: 4-8 Christ Is Preached in Samaria Therefore those who were scattered went everywhere preaching the word.  Then Philip went down to the city of Samaria and preached Christ to them. And the multitudes with one accord  heeded ( emphasis mine) the things spoken by Philip, hearing and seeing the miracles which he did. …

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Acts 7:55

Gazing upward into heaven, he (Stephen) saw something they (Sanhedrin) couldn’t see (emphasis mine) : the glory of God, and Jesus standing at His right hand. Why could they (Sanhedrin) not see what he (Stephen) saw?

Acts 7: 54-60

Acts 7:54-60 The Stoning of Stephen 54 When the members of the Sanhedrin heard this, they were furious and gnashed their teeth at him. 55 But Stephen, full of the Holy Spirit, looked up to heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God. 56 “Look,” he said, “I see heaven …

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Sophia

My name is Sophia, a messenger of the Lord's army.  God has called me to join the ranks of those spreading the word. Abba is kind and compassionate, loving all!  I first met him when the scribes and the Pharisees pulled me from my bed and threw me at his feet.  They were testing Jesus seeing …

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