Powerful, powerful stuff! The altar from which God gives us the gift of himself is not for exploitation by insiders who grab and loot. In the old system, the animals are killed and the bodies disposed of outside the camp. The blood is then brought inside to the altar as a sacrifice for sin. It’s … Continue reading Powerful Stuff! Twofold!
For the last few weeks we've been attending a new church. I love my other church, and hope to one day visit, but after a month of illness and some scheduling conflicts it seemed God was pushing us in another direction. I'll admit that that first week I walked in with preconceived notions. I'm not … Continue reading Letting It All Go
The Lord is my light and my salvation--whom shall I fear?The Lord is the stronghold of my life--of whom shall I be afraid? Psalms 27:1Dear Heavenly Father, I praise you for the beautiful weather you've blessed us with. And I praise you for the ability to bring my prayers into the Holy of Holies. Lord, … Continue reading A Prayer
Thou art holy, O Thou that inhabitest the praises of Israel. Psalms 22:3 (KJV) Have you invited God to dwell in your presence today? It's quite simple really. Just praise him. And continue to praise him with an earnest, willing heart. But, Christina,--you say--you don't understand the morning I've had, or the week I've had---- … Continue reading Need I say more?
He is my God, and I will praise him . . . These words come from Moses' song, Exodus 15:2, right after the Israelites witnessed the parting of the Red Sea, after witnessing the destruction of all Pharaoh's horses and chariots and horsemen (Ex 14:23 NIV). The King James version: He is my God and I … Continue reading Navah
Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation, now that you have tasted that the Lord is good. 1 Peter 2:2-3 There comes a time when an infant's hunger is no longer satisfied with milk. This is when the mother begins to add other basics … Continue reading Digging Deeper