Psalm 74: 13-24 It was you who split open the sea by your power; you broke the heads of the monster in the waters. It was you who crushed the heads of Leviathan and gave it as food to the creatures of the desert. It was you who opened up springs and streams; you dried up the ever-flowing rivers. […]
During the Christmas season, Christians around the world read Mary’s song of praise. But few understand how much this psalm of praise is based in the Abrahamic Covenant and the Passover event!
Zechariah: 8:14-19 This is what the Lord Almighty says: “Just as I had determined to bring disaster on you and showed no pity when your ancestors angered me,” says the Lord Almighty, “so now I have determined to do good again to Jerusalem and Judah. Do not be afraid. These are the things you are to do: Speak the truth to each other, and […]
God chose Israel to be His witness so the nations would know, love and trust Him. To be His witness was not only to bring His Word and His Messiah to the nations, but also to be an example and reflection of His character.
God reminds Israel of His covenant relationship with her. He did so much to bless her and yet she rebelled against His goodness, grace and mercy. This is just as true today as it was when Jeremiah called the people to repent.
The life message of the Hebrew prophets reflected many aspects of God’s character. For the next few weeks we will listen to Jeremiah and Isaiah to pray God’s messages to Judah. First we hear God’s broken heart for the sins of Israel, the nation He’s chosen to carry His name to the nations. Then […]