There is no doubt that when studying Scripture many 1st Advent elements appear in what is termed the 2nd Advent. The 2nd Advent is the Return of Christ. It is widely accepted by theologians, teachers, ministers that we are living in the end days. We have been since the day of Pentecost when the Holy Spirit descended, asked of the Father as we see, through the insight of Peter’s message that day. The 1st Advent shows us some precious truths which bring us closer to the understanding of God’s ways in our generation. When a visitation is unexpected at the … Continue reading The Lessons of Advent 2: The visitation at the Altar
This title is taken from Acts 4:31 where the apostles had reported back from opposition from their own, their own faith, their own leaders. The order was to stop preaching in the Name of Jesus, because this was for fear … Continue reading “After they had prayed the place they were meeting was shaken”
This verse in Hebrews 11, is indicative of the description of the life of Enoch in that faith is relational and pivotal in our walk with God. Right now in the context of the last 12 months we have seen … Continue reading Marturia 7: Without faith it is impossible to please Him: Hebrews 11
Enoch is a little known Patriarch of our faith, and the mention he gets here in the great heroes of faith is enough. We get the information which we sometimes turn around concerning pleasing God, and we need to see … Continue reading Marturia 6: He had this witness that he pleased God: Hebrews 11:5
Who bare record of the word of God, and of hthe testimony of Jesus Christ, and of all things that he saw. Revelation 1:2 This Scripture above is the base Scripture for the whole series. The “Marturia” is the foundation … Continue reading The Marturia 1: When we obtain witness or we are lightly esteemed.
When you study Church history you can sometimes discard some 1000 years of history thinking that the true move of God happened in the Reformation. However Church history places great importance of what is known as the Desert Fathers from … Continue reading The value of modern monasticism
2 Chron 1: 3 So Solomon and all the congregation with him , went to the high place which was at Gibeon; for there was the Tabernacle of God, which Moses the Servant of the Lord had made in the wilderness. 2 Chron 5:2 Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes…bring up the Ark of the Covenant out of the city of David which is Zion..they brought up the Ark and the Tabernacle of the Congregation… In the time of Solomon there existed 2 tabernacles. The Tabernacle of Moses at Gibeon and the … Continue reading Prophetic Word for the Church in UK; a new Temple
Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready. Revelation 19:7 KJV So much confusion and protest fills the earth all to distract from a future idyllic event. The Church is not a building, is not a meeting or a ritual empty of purpose! The Church is the Bride of Christ! As we discovered when the angel said to John ” let me show you the Bride.” Surprised to see a city descend from Heaven now we see a new picture from the … Continue reading The final glory…an eternal marriage
Dear all I am writing this today trying to keep my spirits up. A epidemic of influenza has spread over the UK and all my family are down with it. Many nights with fever. I am not one to suffer fevers and yet this is in its 5th day. Doctors here dissuade people to go to their doctor due to this spreading the virus further. I hope to continue the series on New Jerusalem. I hope this site blesses you. Please leave your feedback. We know as believers that in times of sickness and being confined to bed can … Continue reading Interlude
Hebrews 11:5 “By faith Enoch was taken away so that he did not see death, and was not found, because God had taken him, for before he was taken he had this testimony that he pleased God. ” The Book of Enoch, which exists as a extra biblical book, reportedly written by him and handed down, has some substance as it provides a window on life in his day. The “testimony” we speak of is the word “martiria” in the Greek. It is where we get our word martyr from. And we know that the martyrs shaped the destiny of … Continue reading The Dimension of Faith: Part 3 The Testimony you are given, not what you give.