Friday, February 23

Tag: revelation

Personal Life

Hungry?

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory. John 1:14 Jesus is The Word. If you were to approach the Bible like we approach Jesus think how alive it would become to you.  "In Him (The Word) was life" John 1:4.  The words of the pages of this book can be alive to us. It has the power to change your life as Jesus did to first save you.  Confess with your mouth and believe in your heart and watch your life transform and the world around you shift. Get started: Make a Plan: Choose a bible translation you like, a regular time & place to read your bible and pick a bible reading schedule (see YouVersion for ideas) - plans build habits that build your life. Vary your Read:  Read large sections – get the overview, culture, stories, God’s master plan.  Read
Personal Life

Revelation in context

"I was watching in the night visions, And behold, One like the Son of Man, Coming with the clouds of heaven! He came to the Ancient of Days, And they brought Him near before Him. Then to Him was given dominion and glory and a kingdom, That all peoples, nations, and languages should serve Him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion, Which shall not pass away, And His kingdom the one Which shall not be destroyed." Daniel 7:13, 14 NKJV This is without doubt a magnificent vision of Christ, His glory and rule. However, it is good to understand that Daniel as a Jew would have had some understanding of the concept of a Son of Man. He knew of a Messiah to come and may have very well known Him to be God's son. His vision then of the glorious rule and dominion of God's son came in this context....
Personal Life

Why wait?

But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint. Isaiah 40:31 'Waiting on the Lord' is the process of giving time to the Lord. Its drawing near with a heart desiring to receive from Him. Waiting on the Lord keeps us realising He is our answer, not other things. Waiting, as the word suggests, involves time and patience. It has in it a sense of expectation. Waiting for what? Clearly waiting for something has a desire in it. isaiah tells us by waiting on the Lord we receive strength, energy, youthfulness and endurance. In what way are we strengthened through waiting? Its not just the waiting that strengthens us, although a huge inner resolve and patience is shaped in us ...