Category Bible

Signs

When I was growing up, I was told that people who paid attention to eclipses and the like were superstitious, but I’ve had to rethink that position by going back to “the beginning.” Then God said, “let lights in the expanse of the sky be for separating the day from the night. They will be […]

The Valley of Jehoshaphat

The phrase “Valley of Jehoshaphat” occurs only twice in the Bible, both in the third chapter of the Book of Joel.  Jehoshaphat was a good king because he obeyed God’s commandments, walked in His ways, and did not follow the false gods Baal and Asherah.  He defeated the enemies of Judah and Israel in a […]

Yom Teruah: Feast of Trumpets

THE DAY THAT NO MAN KNOWETH

Spiritual Discernment

When the Apostle Paul writes about the gifts of the Holy Spirit in I Corinthians 12, he prefaces his list of the gifts with the following paragraph: Jesus is Lord Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I would not have you ignorant.  Ye know that ye were Gentiles, carried away unto these dumb idols, even as […]

Need Healing? Start with Scripture

The Bible is full of examples of supernatural healing.  In the Tanakh (Old Testament) people were healed and even raised from the dead.  The same is true of the New Testament only more so.  Yeshua (Jesus) performed miracles of healing that distinguished him as the Messiah.  Before the Messiah came in the flesh, no one […]

The Book of Ruth and Shavuot

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the Book of Ruth?  Naomi and Ruth?  Ruth and Boaz?  Reading the Book of Ruth during Shavuot (a.k.a. Feast of Weeks and Pentecost) is a Jewish tradition.  Why?  The story of Ruth, Naomi, and Boaz occurs during the spring harvest.  You can find references […]

Sayings vs. Biblical Quotes

Which of these sayings are NOT in the Bible? God helps those who help themselves. It doesn’t matter what you believe as long as you are sincere. God is love. What goes around comes around. Laughter is the best medicine. Make love not war. Answer: 1,2,4,5,6 *Number three is found in 1John 4: 16 (KJV).