If you are like me, it is easy to take signs of God’s love found in nature for granted. The other day, when I was out walking, a ginormous natural sign hit my eyesight—a rainbow. I’ve seen rainbows many times, but on that day the Spirit stirred my heart, “Remember the rainbow!”
I think there is more to the rainbow than what we make of it, biblically speaking. In today’s world the rainbow is used to represent everything from Autism awareness, to worldly views of human sexuality and gender, to a happy (and inaccurate) representation of the Great Flood that adorns the signage of Christian preschools.
What does the Bible say about the rainbow? When the rainbow enters our gaze, what thoughts should come to mind? The promise of the rainbow has mea…
Before he left, Jesus left a final tool and challenge for all believers when he washed the disciples' feet https://blog.biblewiki.com/2020/08/you-arent-too-good-for-anything-john.html
Jesus humble mindset is not the just an example, nor the exception- it is the expectation. https://blog.biblewiki.com/2020/07/the-humility-expectation.html
What are you proud of? Do you think your qualities will justify you? What does God expect of us? [Read post https://blog.biblewiki.com/2020/06/boast-in-lord.html]
Can unbelief and faith coexist? At first glance, one would be inclined to say “Absolutely not!”. How then do we explain the remarkable proclamation of a man with a demon-possessed son in Mark 9? What do we do when doubt? Read full post here
Psalm 105 describes 6 ways to praise God:
- Thank him
- "Call on his name"
- Declare his works to everyone
- Sing to God
- Seek him
- Remember him
Read "Six Ways to Praise God " a study on Psalm 105 and remembrance on the Bible Wiki Blog
The story of “Cain and Abel” is one of the most famous stories in the whole Bible. Abel gave the first of his flocks in his sacrifice to God, while Cain did not give the first-fruits of his crop- he gave the leftovers. When God rejected Cain’s sacrifice, he becomes angry. Here, God uses one of the most interesting descriptions of sin in the Bible- sin is personified as “crouching at the door”.
“Why are you angry, and why has your face fallen? If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door. Its desire is [for] you, but you must rule over it.” Genesis 4:6-7
But what does this really mean? Let’s take a look at what this means, what it doesn’t mean (you may be surprised) and how this applies to …
Its not about Christmas, or Easter or for that matter Sunday. What do I mean? I don’t mean- “Don’t celebrate holidays”. Absolutely we should celebrate the Sabbath, Christmas and Easter. Heartless religion does not please God. So often our celebration of these days like Christmas and Easter and even our weekly Sunday gathering at church is religious, but has no true heart for God.
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The long expected Messiah--of whom Isaiah had previously prophesied--would be leveled of all his majesty. The mountains of sin would crush the life out of the giver of life, but His Resurrection would destroy every trace of the former "Badlands" providing the clear pathway to the New Jerusalem.
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