Showing posts from February, 2011

Believe The Report Or Believe and Don't Be Afraid?

When I opened my Bible today my eyes fell on some words I had underlined, “Don’t be afraid; just believe.” Then I read the entire sentence. “Ignoring what they said, Jesus told the synagogue ruler, “Don’t be afraid; just believe.”
Who did Jesus ignore I wondered?
When I reread the passage I realized it was the story of Jesus walking with Jairus to his home because Jairus’s daughter was dying. Jairus had pleaded earnestly to Jesus, to please come to his home and lay hands on his daughter, so that she will be healed and live.
So Jesus, his disciples and Jairus are on their way to Jairus home. Jairus is bringing home the answer to his little girl’s illness. He knows if Jesus lays his hands on her, his little girl will be fine.
But, then they are interrupted.
A woman in the crowd had touched the hem of Jesus garment and received healing. Jesus stopped wanting to know who touched his garment. His disciples were like, we’re in a crowd anybody could have touched your garment. Still, Jesus stopped…

What Do They See?

Our woman's group at church has been studying the book of Revelations. Wow! Sometimes it's a bit overwhelming to read all of the things prophesied to happen in the future.

But in the midst of all of the seals and judgements, is a very knee bending reality.

God sits on the throne, and those in the throne room see before their eyes, someone who they worship continually.

Day and night the four living creatures never stop saying,
"Holy, Holy, Holy is the Lord God Almighty. Who Was and Is and is to come."

Whenever they say this, the twenty four elders fall down before Him who sits on the throne and worship Him. They lay down their crowns before the throne and then they say,

"You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things, and by your will they were created and have their being."

I've really tried to grasp this whole concept of how awesome and mighty He is for them to continually bow before the throne and say th…