From Darkness to Light – A Personal Testimony of the Saving Power of Jesus Christ

Originally posted on Lamps Burning Blog:
“All that the Father giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.” John 6:37 Early Childhood Being born and raised in a devout Roman Catholic family I was made aware very early in life that indeed there is a God in heaven who is supreme. As a child… Continue reading From Darkness to Light – A Personal Testimony of the Saving Power of Jesus Christ

Throwback Thursday ~ Facing the Furnace

Originally posted on Michelle Lesley:
Originally published July 28, 2010 Nebuchadnezzar responded and said to them, “Is it true, Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego, that you do not serve my gods or worship the golden image that I have set up? “Now if you are ready…to fall down and worship…very well; But if you do not worship, you will immediately be cast into the midst of… Continue reading Throwback Thursday ~ Facing the Furnace

Today’s 5 Psalms 112

Originally posted on cocoonministries:
“Happy is the man that trusts The Eternal One that delighteth greatly in His commandments”  Omer #8   Psalms Chapter 112 תְּהִלִּים א הַלְלוּ–יָהּ: אַשְׁרֵי–אִישׁ, יָרֵא אֶת–יְהוָה; בְּמִצְוֺתָיו, חָפֵץ מְאֹד. 1 Hallelujah. {N} Happy is the man that trusts The Eternal One, that delighteth greatly in His commandments. ב גִּבּוֹר בָּאָרֶץ, יִהְיֶה זַרְעוֹ; דּוֹר יְשָׁרִים יְבֹרָךְ. 2 His seed shall be… Continue reading Today’s 5 Psalms 112

Today’s 5 Psalms 109

Originally posted on cocoonministries:
Today is omer day 7. “He standeth at the right hand of the needy to save him from them that judge his soul” Psalms Chapter 109 תְּהִלִּים א לַמְנַצֵּחַ, לְדָוִד מִזְמוֹר: אֱלֹהֵי תְהִלָּתִי, אַל–תֶּחֱרַשׁ. 1 For the Leader. A Psalm of David. {N} O Mighty One of my praise, keep not silence; ב כִּי פִי רָשָׁע, וּפִי–מִרְמָה—עָלַי פָּתָחוּ; דִּבְּרוּ אִתִּי, לְשׁוֹן… Continue reading Today’s 5 Psalms 109

Remember the Words that were Spoken Beforehand (about apostates) – Exegesis of Jude 17-19

Originally posted on Aletheia (Truth) Blog:
“But you, beloved, ought to remember the words that were spoken beforehand by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ, that they were saying to you, ‘In the last time there will be mockers, following after their own ungodly lusts.’ These are the ones who cause divisions, worldly-minded, devoid of the Spirit.” In verse 17 we begin to see… Continue reading Remember the Words that were Spoken Beforehand (about apostates) – Exegesis of Jude 17-19

False Teachers and the Art of Murmuring – Exegesis of Jude 16

Originally posted on Aletheia (Truth) Blog:
“These are grumblers, finding fault, following after their own lusts; they speak arrogantly, flattering people for the sake of gaining an advantage.” Jude 16 As Jude continues his description of apostates he begins to give specific descriptions of the character of these men and women. I am going to break down each one of these descriptions piece by piece… Continue reading False Teachers and the Art of Murmuring – Exegesis of Jude 16

Apostates are Savage Beasts that Foam at the Mouth – Exegesis of Jude 13-15

Originally posted on Aletheia (Truth) Blog:
Wild waves of the sea, casting up their own shame like foam; wandering stars, for whom the black darkness has been reserved forever. It was also about these men that Enoch, in the seventh generation from Adam, prophesied saying, ‘Behold, the Lord came with many thousands of His holy ones, to execute judgment upon all and to convict the… Continue reading Apostates are Savage Beasts that Foam at the Mouth – Exegesis of Jude 13-15

A False Teacher is like… – Exegesis of Jude 12

Originally posted on Aletheia (Truth) Blog:
“These are the men who are the hidden reefs in your love feasts when they feast with you without fear, caring for themselves; clouds without water, carried along by winds; autumn trees without fruit, doubly dead, uprooted;” Jude is using a lot of descriptive metaphors when speaking of false teachers. Let’s take them apart piece by piece to get… Continue reading A False Teacher is like… – Exegesis of Jude 12

Some Went Out on the Sea

Originally posted on I love the Psalms:
I will praise Him! Crashing waves, Lake Ontario – photo courtesy of Eric E. Wright Some went out on the sea in ships;     they were merchants on the mighty waters. They saw the works of the LORD,     his wonderful deeds in the deep. For he spoke and stirred up a tempest     that lifted high the waves. They mounted up to the… Continue reading Some Went Out on the Sea