One New Man
Beware of compromise or spiritually seducing spirits that seek to woo you away from the Word of God alone as your source of truth…
…but God knows the motives of each of our hearts…
This question of the Rapture and when it will take place is one that seems to circle the earth.
When we know-that-we-know-that-we-know that God is good and merciful and He continues to keep His promises to and about Israel, our faith is strengthened by seeing His faithfulness to His Word.
An email came from a new Jewish believer wanting to know what to call herself. She was having a tad bit of an identity issue. The answer may provide you with some new insights, and give you liberty to allow the Lord to take some limitations off of you. As she predicted, this turned into an article.
It’s true. Our much used and loved term “church” isn’t in the New Testament. But could it be that name for “church” that we’ve become so accustomed to conveys something that leaves out or presents an alternative picture to what God had in mind for the Body of Messiah?
When God sent Ezra, then Nehemiah back to Jerusalem to rebuild the Temple, he sent specific men to do it with them. OK, true they may have volunteered, but it was God who was behind their choice to go, as you will see. Today God is rebuilding His temple to be the holy place of His indwelling in Spirit and in truth.
If we are to truly represent Yeshua to the world, should we not be holy as He is holy “because it is written, ‘You shall be holy, for I am holy'” (Peter 1:16). Just as mankind was originally created in God’s image, for those of us who are born again, we are to represent Yeshua’s “image” to the world.
Things were going really well in Yeshua’s ministry, and the miracles were increasing and it seemed like almost all in Israel were following Him, or at least talking about Him. The air of expectation was electric with assurance that the redemption of Israel was finally “at hand.”
Periodically I share with you, dear readers, some of the questions that come to me from some of you. So here are a few of what your sisters and brothers have on their hearts. Maybe they will answer some of your own questions. Blessings upon you as your read them.