Tag Archives: Israel

God Helps Those…?

God said to Gideon, “You have too large an army with you. I can’t turn Midian over to them like this—they’ll take all the credit, saying, ‘I did it all myself,’ and forget about me..’Judges 7:2 (The Message) We often … Continue reading

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The End of Empire

6 For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. 7 Of … Continue reading

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Justice for Lent

The Lord has shown you what is good.     He has told you what he requires of you. You must act with justice.     You must love to show mercy. And you must be humble as you live in the sight of … Continue reading

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Pandora’s Box

Proclaim this among the nations: Consecrate for war;     stir up the mighty men. Let all the men of war draw near;     let them come up. Beat your plowshares into swords,     and your pruning hooks into spears;     let the weak say, … Continue reading

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Now What?

I decided to republish this post from Holy Saturday, 2012 for this year’s Holy Saturday, with a couple of edits.  Grace and Peace. Today’s the day we call Holy Saturday-marking the time Jesus’s body was in the tomb. However for … Continue reading

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Before I Die…

And Israel said, “I’m convinced! My son Joseph is still alive. I will go and see him before I die.”….Israel said to Joseph, “Now I am ready to die, since I have seen for myself that you are still alive.” … Continue reading

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The Predictability of Easter

Then they drew near to the village where they were going, and He indicated that He would have gone farther. But they constrained Him, saying, “Abide with us, for it is toward evening, and the day is far spent.” And He … Continue reading

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Why Christmas? 2012

I’m reposting this little gem from last Christmas.  I feel that we need to reexamine the meaning and reason for Christmas in light of what’s transpired over the past 12 months. What’s the purpose of Christmas?  Why celebrate it?” Glad … Continue reading

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Will They Ever Stop?

Somehow this madness must cease. We must stop now. Martin Luther King, Jr, “Beyond Vietnam-A Time to Break Silence. Oh, now be honest, Captain, warrior to warrior. You do prefer it this way, don’t you, as it was meant to … Continue reading

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The Fear Of…

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God.  I will strengthen you, yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10 (New King James Version-emphasis mine) As you can tell, my … Continue reading

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