Genesis 32:1-2 NLT As Jacob started on his way again, angels of God came to meet him. 2 When Jacob saw them, he exclaimed, "This is God's camp!" So he named the place Mahanaim.
Why did angels of God meet Jacob?
Generally, when we read about angels in the scripture they are delivering a message or empowering God's people in some way. But in this instance, when Jacob had left Laban and continued on his journey home there is no message or need of deliverance - we are only told they met with Jacob. So what was the occasion for this meeting? (Read more...)Continue reading
1 Corinthians 16:15 KJV 15 I beseech you, brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia, and that they have addicted themselves to the ministry of the saints,) I know the word translated “addicted” is probably better translated “appointed”, but I still like the idea anyway, because I am addicted ...Continue reading
(1 NET) The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing.
(2 CEV) You let me rest in fields of green grass. You lead me to streams of peaceful water,
(3 CEV) and you refresh my… Continue reading
So many times we attempt to self-medicate ourselves with sin. As one author pointed out it is like pouring water into buckets with holes and reminded me of the scripture in Jeremiah:
Jeremiah 2:13 KJ2000 For my people have… Continue reading