The building of the tabernacle, described in our Bible reading portion for today (Exodus 35-37) required two vital components: goods and services. First, there was a need for the raw materials from which the tabernacle and all its furnishings were to be made. This included precious metals (gold and silver and bronze), precious stones(onyx), animal … More Gifts for His glory
In our Bible reading, we come to many instances of figures and shadows and symbols. We need God to give us eyes to see and understand. Remember the disciples who were walking along the road to Emmaus with Jesus? They were delighted as he discussed Bible with them and told them how it was ALL … More Manna, Jesus: The Bread of Life
All these are the twelve tribes of Israel. This is what their father said to them as he blessed them, blessing each with the blessing suitable to him. Genesis 49:28 Each of the sons was blessed by Jacob (Israel) before he died. Genesis 49 is full of prophecies, all very interesting. Here is a list … More These names describe our story
Matthew 9:14-15 Then the disciples of John came to him, saying, “Why do we and the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not fast?” And Jesus said to them, “Can the wedding guests mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them? The days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they … More The Lamb’s Wife … the Bride of Jesus
So Israel took his journey with all that he had and came to Beersheba, and offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac. And God spoke to Israel in visions of the night and said, “Jacob, Jacob.” And he said, “Here am I.” Then he said, “I am God, the God of your father. Do … More The God who reassures
Sin. Betrayal. Evil. Joseph’s brothers’ evil intentions to kill him shaped his life forever. The consequences from their actions are part of his history. Joseph doesn’t excuse their behavior or act as if it never happened. BUT he sees God’s hand in his brothers’ treachery. He believes that God was working His purpose out through their sinful … More Joseph’s story: God’s plan, providence and purposes
When they heard these things they fell silent. And they glorified God, saying, “Then to the Gentiles also God has granted repentance that leads to life.” —Acts 11:18 ESV God Granted Gentiles Glory to God! The Greek word for “Gentiles” is ethne, and is often translated “nations.” The early church, made up of mostly new … More God grants repentance and gets the glory!