Revelation 1 gives us an insight into this reality. When you consider the persecutions of the first apostles you see that what is happening today is not so developed in a concerted effort to persecute the Church, I think we … Continue reading Marturia 8: The witness in a time of persecution: Revelation 1
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
In my Christmas Parallels series which is now a book, I mentioned the Consolation of Israel story from Luke 2 in the midst of the Christmas season. In prayer today the Lord brought this back to me because of many … Continue reading Prayer Initiative: Consolation of the Church: Luke 2
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.
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
“Concerning Jesus of Nazareth, which was a prophet mighty in deed and word before God and all the people: And how the chief priests and our rulers delivered him to be condemned to death and have crucified him. But we trusted that it had been he who should have redeemed Israel…” Luke 24: 19-21 Much expectation! That is the crux of the passage I quote above. But we trusted!!! How many times we also said those words about leaders who we trusted would bring changes into our localities. How many times we planned our own ministry because we trusted that it was … Continue reading The Connection between Melchizedek, David and Yeshua: Yeshua the Prophet, when dreams and aspirations are brought to nought.
We have looked at Melchizedek, now we need to look at David, who also moved in all 3 dimensions of walking out the call of God in his life. He was king without a kingdom, he was a priest without … Continue reading The Connection between Melchizedek, David and Yeshua, part 2: David Man after God’s own Heart.
Genesis 14:18 ” and Melchizedek King of Shalom, brought forth bread and wine; and he was the Priest of the Most High God and he blesses him… (Abram) 1 Samuel 30: ” and David said into Abiathar the Priest, I pray you … Continue reading The connection between Melchizedek, David and Yeshua
Isaiah 22 And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will call my servant Eliakim the son of Hilkiah: And I will clothe him with thy robe, and strengthen him with thy girdle, and I will commit thy government into his hand: and he shall be a father to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and to the house of Judah. Isaiah 22:20-21 KJV The condition of Jerusalem was full of confusion. The people of God were spoiled. The protection of God’s people had gone. The walls of the city were broken down. The key to this message is … Continue reading Eliakim: response from God
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