Joshua: An Old Testament Type of Jesus

Prof. Johan Malan, Mossel Bay, South Africa (October 2012) Scripture quotations are from the New King James Version, unless otherwise noted. The name Joshua may also be pronounced as Yeshua or Yehoshua, and means “Yahweh is Salvation”. It is the same name as that of the Messiah, Jesus. Initially, Joshua was the assistant of Moses (Num. 11:28), later on his army … Continue reading Joshua: An Old Testament Type of Jesus

Providing Shade for Our Children (3)

https://youtu.be/h1yimmgHMI4 We’re going to continue to talk this morning about the issue of raising children. You could call this series Shade for the Children, or I suppose you could also call it The War on Children because that’s what we have been talking about. I don’t want to overstate that issue; I think it’s obvious to all of … Continue reading Providing Shade for Our Children (3)

Whether or not we choose to accept His gift to us, the price has been paid.

WOW. I just learned about this story and I've never heard the message of Jesus shared in such a unique and compelling way… There was a certain Professor of Religion named Dr. Christianson who taught at a small college in the Western United States. Dr. Christianson taught the required survey course in Christianity at this … Continue reading Whether or not we choose to accept His gift to us, the price has been paid.

CALM DOWN!!!! Psalm 131 calm down! calm down!

Ancient Paths

Lord, my heart is not haughty,
Nor my eyes lofty.
Neither do I concern myself with great matters,
Nor with things too profound for me.
Surely I have calmed and quieted my soul,
Like a weaned child with his mother;
Like a weaned child is my soul within me.
O Israel, hope in the Lord from this time forth and forever.

           I don’t know about you, but sometimes when I stop to pray- even if my surroundings are quiet and calm, my mind is going a million miles per hour. I just can’t seem to quiet my mind down enough to pray-  or even to quiet my mind in order for Him to speak to me. It’s like my mind is a wild race horse running away from it’s owner-“Hey! Get back here, I need you!”

In the quietness of my house I knelt down quietly, bowed my head- and off…

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CONSEQUENCES OF DISOBEDIENCE TO GOD’S WORD

There is a desperate need for obedience to God's word among those ruling us in these turbulent times in the world.   By: ucheikpa Sometimes, humans don’t reflect on past events in history. We forget that they have been greater empires in history before us: African empires, ancient empires like Persian empire, Babylonian, Greek, Roman, … Continue reading CONSEQUENCES OF DISOBEDIENCE TO GOD’S WORD