“Thus says the Lord GOD: ‘This is Jerusalem; I have set her in the midst of the nations and the countries all around her’” (Ezekiel 5:5) “And it shall happen in that day that I (God) will make Jerusalem a very heavy stone for all people; all who would heave it away will surely be … Continue reading Jerusalem: God’s City
“And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, ‘All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth’” (Matthew 28:18) Everyone, except God, has an authority over him. But before we can proceed, we need to understand the concept or a definition of authority. It has two parts to it: 1. The right … Continue reading Who Is Your (Final) Authority?
I. God's Hand Over Other People: Even though humans have intelligence and their own will, God ultimately governs all they do, even their "accidental" actions: The preparations of the heart belong to man, But the answer of the tongue is from the LORD. Proverbs 16:1 A man's heart plans his way, But the LORD directs his steps. … Continue reading *Determinism
"The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and against His Anointed (Christ, Messiah), saying, 'Let us break Their bonds in pieces and cast away Their cords from us.' He who sits in the heavens shall laugh; the LORD shall hold them in derision. Then He shall … Continue reading When God Gets Angry
"I will lift up my eyes to the hills - - from whence comes my help? My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth" (Psalm 121:1, 2) Did you notice what the Psalmist is stating here? Let me make it very simple: Since God created the heavens and the earth (the universe … Continue reading A Good Way to Deal With A Bad Day