A mystery! Saints sorrowing and Jesus glad!

‘Then said Jesus unto them plainly, Lazarus is dead. And I am glad for your sakes that I was not there, to the intent ye may believe; nevertheless let us go unto him.’ John 11:14–15 Suggested Further Reading: 2 Thessalonians 1:1–4 Jesus is talking of the death of his friend; let us listen to his words; perhaps we may find the key to his actions in the words of his lips. How surprising! He does not say, ‘I regret that I have tarried so Continue Reading

Dreams: Interpreting Dreams

  Genesis 41:32 That the dream was sent twice to Pharaoh and in two forms indicates that this thing that God will very soon bring to pass is fully prepared and established by God. Do not interpretations belong to God [Genesis 40:8] There are many references to dreams recorded in the Bible. Due to the nature of his dreams, Joseph evoked envy and hatred in his brothers. When they saw him far off, even before he came near to them, Continue Reading

The mysteries of the brazen serpent

“And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up: That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life.” John 3:14,15 Suggested Further Reading: John 12:20-36 Let each of us who are called to the solemn work of the ministry remember, that we are not called to lift up doctrine, or church governments, or particular denominations; our business is to lift up Christ Jesus and to Continue Reading

The Mystery of Melchizedek

From KHouse.Org The Mystery of Melchizedek by Dr. Chuck Missler Cf. Scientific American, June 2005, “Inconstant Constants.” ↩ In Genesis 14, after the Battle of the Nine Kings, Abram encounters a fabulous paersonage who was both king and priest. Who is Melchizedek? Recently Bob Cornuke asked me to join him in Israel to do some research for his book, Temple, and so Ron Matsen and Louis Powell joined me to go exploring Continue Reading

A mystery! Saints sorrowing and Jesus glad!

‘Then said Jesus unto them plainly, Lazarus is dead. And I am glad for your sakes that I was not there, to the intent ye may believe; nevertheless let us go unto him.’ John 11:14–15 Suggested Further Reading: 2 Thessalonians 1:1–4 Jesus is talking of the death of his friend; let us listen to his words; perhaps we may find the key to his actions in the words of his lips. How surprising! He does not say, ‘I regret that I have tarried so Continue Reading

The Mystery of Regeneration

"Jesus said unto him, Except a man be born from above, he cannot see the Kingdom of God. Nicodemus said: How can a man be born when he is old?"-- John 3:3-4. MARVEL NOT! said Jesus to Nicodemus--but notwithstanding, it is difficult not to marvel at the wonder and mystery of the New Birth. Birth, as in the case of the little chick, is emergence. His the emergence of a tiny creature from darkness and confinement into the great world, Continue Reading

True Source of Light

Isaiah 60:20 Thy son shall no more go down, neither shall thy moon withdraw itself: for the Lord shall be thine everlasting light, and the days of thy mourning shall be ended. The sun and moon will not be noticed as rising and setting, in Jerusalem, due to the fact that God’s Glory will be the light of this city both day and night, and this will be brighter than the light of the sun and moon [v20; Isaiah 4:5-6]. True source of light: Continue Reading

The mysteries of the brazen serpent

“And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up: That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life.” John 3:14,15 Suggested Further Reading: John 12:20-36 Let each of us who are called to the solemn work of the ministry remember, that we are not called to lift up doctrine, or church governments, or particular denominations; our business is to lift up Christ Jesus and to Continue Reading

Hezekiah’s Sun Dial

2 Kings 20:9-10 And Isaiah said, This sign shalt thou have of the Lord, that the Lord will do the thing that He hath spoken: shall the shadow go forward ten degrees, or go back ten degrees? And Hezekiah answered, It is a light thing for the shadow to go down ten degrees: nay, but let the shadow return backward ten degrees. Hezekiah chose the harder thing that the sun be turned backward 10 degrees instead of forward. By God’s eternal Continue Reading

Dreams and Visions

From KHouse.Org As a member of the foreign security forces defending U.S. military FOB’s, Akiki* was determined to figure out if his dreams meant anything. Night after night, the same dream repeated over and over. Night after night, he was left with powerful images in his mind that wouldn’t fade. Night after night the same words were spoken from the midst of a brilliant light that seemed to be the essence of pure love: “I have loved Continue Reading