Exodus 4:2-4 - "And the Lord said to him, What is that in your hand? And he said, A rod. And He said, Cast it on the ground. And he did so and it became a serpent; and Moses fled from before it. And the Lord said to Moses, Put forth your hand and take it by the tail. And he stretched out his hand and caught it, and it became a rod in his hand."
Moses' rod became a serpent. A serpent was the symbol of royal and cultic powers. A serpent was placed on… Continue
Added by Albert Finch on September 6, 2011 at 4:30pm —
Romans 15:13 -- "May the God of your hope so fill you with all joy and peace in believing -- through the experience of your faith --that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound and be overflowing (bubbling over) with hope." Continue
Hope is a divine dream. It's an inner image that's bigger than you are because it's built on the promises of God.…
Added by FAITH on September 4, 2011 at 2:30pm —
Philippians 3:17 -- "Brethern, join in following my example, and observe those who walk according to the pattern you have in us."
Paul faced a major problem in the first century. False teachers had slipped into the Church. The apostle warned the Philippians, and us by extension, to recognize the differences between a true man of God and a deceptive teacher or prophet. Without any sense of false humility, Paul declared that both his… Continue
Added by FAITH on September 3, 2011 at 3:00pm —
Ephesians 3:19 - "And to know the love of Christ which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fulness of God."
THERE IS A PLACE GREATER THAN KNOWLEDGE WHERE WE ABIDE IN CHRIST'S LOVE. THIS IS, INDEED, THE STRONGHOLD OF GOD. IT IS A PLACE WHERE OUR KNOWLEDGE OF GOD IS FULFILLED WITH THE SUBSTANCE OF GOD. WE CANNOT TRULY KNOW GOD WITHOUT, IN SOME WAY, ALSO EXPERIENCEING HIS PERSON. WE MUST SEEK HIM UNTIL WE PASS… Continue
Added by FAITH on September 2, 2011 at 11:00am —
Hebrews 10:12,14 -- "But this man, after He had offered one sacrifice for sins forever, sat down on the right hand of God....For by one offering He hath perfected forever them that are sanctified."
God see us with no flaw, spot or imperfection, so we honor His Word and the finished work of Jesus by saying "Amen!"
To see ourselves as being far from perfect is not modesty, but a failure to understand the perfect sacrifice that… Continue
Added by FAITH on September 1, 2011 at 2:00pm —