Getting to and succeeding at the top, God’s way – 12 lessons from the life of Daniel. 🙌🏾🤓

Daniel 5:10-12; Daniel 6:1-5 1) Daniel was very well educated and skillful. He and his 3 friends were given knowledge and skill in all literature and wisdom, by God, and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams. King Nebuchadnezzar interviewed them in all matters of wisdom and understanding and found them ten times better … Continue reading Getting to and succeeding at the top, God’s way – 12 lessons from the life of Daniel. 🙌🏾🤓

What could God mean by “Be”? Be of good courage? Be strong and of good courage? Be strong and very courageous? 🤓🤔

Joshua 1:6-9; Psalms 31:24 The first time God used the word Be was in the creation story. “Let there BE light and there was light”. Be is an instructive word that calls into immediate or instant existence something that wasn’t. Be is a current state of existence. Be is real and solid. Be is now, … Continue reading What could God mean by “Be”? Be of good courage? Be strong and of good courage? Be strong and very courageous? 🤓🤔

Being “unequally yoked” – what does the Bible mean?

Deuteronomy 22:10; 2 Corinthians 6:14-18 Is it referring to the mixing of the yoke (yolk) of an egg like I’ve always thought? 😂 Discussing it over the weekend and I learnt something new.🤓 Clearly the verse most often comes up when talking about marital partners and not marrying an unbeliever. But what is the foundation … Continue reading Being “unequally yoked” – what does the Bible mean?

Why couldn’t satan bring fire down from heaven when Elijah/baal prophets were on the mountain?

If satan could bring fire down from heaven to destroy Job’s sheep and servants, why couldn’t he bring it down during the time of Elijah when he faced 400 prophets of Baal? 🤔 Besides the Bible tells us in Revelation 13:13 that the second beast will make fire come down from heaven on earth in … Continue reading Why couldn’t satan bring fire down from heaven when Elijah/baal prophets were on the mountain?

Israel’s three great enemies: The Moabites, Ammonites and Edomites. Where did they come from?

Genesis 19:30-38 Family! - Remember Abraham? He begot Isaac who begot Jacob and Esau. Abraham had a cousin called Lot, who had gone to live in the perverse and evil land of Sodom and Gomorrah, wherein his daughters had been corrupted. After the destruction, Lot lived in a cave with his daughters. To supposedly preserve … Continue reading Israel’s three great enemies: The Moabites, Ammonites and Edomites. Where did they come from?

Time cycles in how/when God provides for His children. 💡🙏🏾

Exodus 16:4-5, 22-30; Leviticus 25:3-7. 20-22; 26:14-15, 34-35; 2 Chronicles 36:20-21; Isaiah 37:30-31 In studying the old testament, one time cycle that keeps jumping out at me relates to how and when God provides for His children.  - First thing to note is that God has daily and yearly cycles and the time marks in … Continue reading Time cycles in how/when God provides for His children. 💡🙏🏾

Believing vs Asking/Speaking – What the Bible says about ”meditating on the word”. 🙏🏾💡

Psalms 1:2; Joshua 1:8; Proverbs 22:17-21; Mark 11:23-34 - In Psalms 1:2, “Blessed is the man who delights in the law of the Lord, and in His law he meditates, day and night”. The common worldly understanding of meditation is that we’re thinking about something or emptying our minds of thought. Biblical meditation is however … Continue reading Believing vs Asking/Speaking – What the Bible says about ”meditating on the word”. 🙏🏾💡