Over the years, there have been a number of articles online and in the print media otherwise concerning the historical proofs of Jesus Christ.
Last week, I scanned lightly over the events that followed the stupendous fishing miracle, but alluded to some phenomenal events that transpired during the building of the churches and establishing of ministries throughout the arctic.
Good Morning! If I seem to take a lot of time in laying foundations for this story, bear with me. These foundations are important in understanding complete obedience to the Lord, and not allowing the influence of others around you who do not share the call, or the vision, and have been compromised by their fear of man, their fear of death or their fear of evil.
Since Dad was with the Assemblies of God by this time (he had graduated from an A/G Bible college, after all!) and an accepted member of the Northwest District, he decided to present his need and vision to his district brethren.
Some eight years ago or so, I published a series of Coffee Breaks with this same title.
OK. Thought I was going to finish up this thing on math last week, but I can't help it. I get started with this stuff and can't stop.
Continuing where we left off last week, we consider the number 12 in the picture of the Bride of Christ -- the number of Ekklesia, the number of preparation, and the number of governmental authority.
In our last series, we've talked at length about the New Jerusalem as a picture of the Bride of Christ.
It all started when Holy Spirit spoke three things to me in successive stages: "Simplify." "Consolidate." "Get out of debt."
We left off last week talking about Paul's prayer in Ephesians 1 and that's where we need to pick up again.