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Contributed on Oct 15, 2021
Whenever we meet people for the first time, we get an impression of them. It is said that it takes less than 1/10th of a second to form an assessment of someone’s face. However, how accurate are our first impressions?
Zechariah 3:1-5 Zechariah was a prophet contemporary of the prophet Haggai. He is believed to have begun his prophetic ministry in 520 BC. The name ‘Zechariah’ was the most common name in the Hebrew Bible. In Hebrew, it means “The Lord has remembered’. There are 8 visions of Zechariah recording in ...read more
Contributed on Sep 17, 2021
Why does David compare himself to a olive tree? Olive trees have got lot of significance in early Israel. Olive trees are one of the most familiar trees in the entire Middle East. A bread and olive oil, often dipped first into a mixture of herbs and salt would make a simple Palestinian breakfast.
Psalm 52:8 - I am like a green olive tree in the house of God Here, David declares of himself that he was a green olive tree in the house of God. To understand this verse, we need to understand: A. The background of the psalm B. The significance of olive trees A. Background of Psalm 52. Psalm 52 ...read more
Contributed on Jul 23, 2021
Was Paul saying that the message of the cross was foolish? Paul was a Jew brought up in a Roman town and was greatly influenced by Greek culture. When he preached Christ, Paul found that each of these cultures had its own particular challenges when the gospel was concerned.
1 Corinthians 1:21-25 - For since, in the wisdom of God, the world through wisdom did not know God, it pleased God through the foolishness of the message preached to save those who believe. For Jews request a sign, and Greeks seek after wisdom; but we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews a ...read more
Contributed on Jun 19, 2021
The terms praise and sacrifice seem to be opposites of one another. Praise generally bubbles from a happy and a grateful heart. Sacrifice, on the other hand, costs us something. What then does it mean to offer – sacrifice of praise?
Hebrews 13:15 - Therefore by Him let us continually offer the sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of our lips, giving thanks to His name. Psalm 49:14 - Offer to God the sacrifice of praise Praise generally bubbles from a happy and a grateful heart. Sacrifice, on the other hand, costs ...read more
Contributed on Jun 4, 2021
We often believe that God can help us, but only up to a certain point. This belief conceals a measure of self-trust. If Judah had demonstrated the same faith about the chariots of iron as about the mountaineers, the chariots of iron would have been no better than chariots of straw.
Judges 1:19 - So the LORD was with Judah. And they drove out the mountaineers, but they could not drive out the inhabitants of the lowland, because they had chariots of iron. Background: Joshua had divided the inheritance among the children of Israel. However, there were still lands to be ...read more
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Contributed on Jan 2, 2021
There was a boy who went trekking on the mountain. He reached a great height when he realized that it was getting dark and he had to reach the bottom soon. He began climbing down. It was getting darker and darker, so dark that he could barely see. He was somehow managing to get down the mountain ...read more
Contributed on Aug 4, 2020
A story is told about a boy who desperately wanted to meet Christ. He was praying hard about it. One day, the Lord told him to walk up the mountain carrying his cross. He took his cross and began his journey. In some time, he began to feel the heaviness of the cross. He cut out a small portion of ...read more