Seeing shadow of Jesus Christ in Old Testament: Healing the spring of water

He went out to the spring of water and threw salt in it and said, “Thus says the LORD, ‘I have purified these waters; there shall not be from there death or unfruitfulness any longer.’” [2 Kings 2:21]   In this passage the people went to the prophet Elisha for help. They told him the… Continue reading Seeing shadow of Jesus Christ in Old Testament: Healing the spring of water

The oldest prophecy recorded in the Bible

Enoch lived sixty-five years, and became the father of Methuselah. Then Enoch walked with God three hundred years after he became the father of Methuselah, and he had other sons and daughters. So all the days of Enoch were three hundred and sixty-five years. Enoch walked with God; and he was not, for God took… Continue reading The oldest prophecy recorded in the Bible

Peter and John saw the empty tomb but had different conclusions

Then Simon Peter came along behind him and went straight into the tomb. He saw the strips of linen lying there, as well as the cloth that had been wrapped around Jesus’ head. The cloth was still lying in its place, separate from the linen. Finally the other disciple, who had reached the tomb first,… Continue reading Peter and John saw the empty tomb but had different conclusions

Rehab had faith in God

Now before they lay down, she came up to them on the roof, and said to the men, “I know that the Lord has given you the land, and that the terror of you has fallen on us, and that all the inhabitants of the land have melted away before you. For we have heard how the Lord dried up the water of… Continue reading Rehab had faith in God

Seeing shadow of Jesus Christ in Old Testament: He is the Ladder between heaven and earth

​ And He said to him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, you will see the heavens opened and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man.” [John 1:51]   When I first read this verse my understanding was Jesus was telling His disciples that He, the Son of Man, would… Continue reading Seeing shadow of Jesus Christ in Old Testament: He is the Ladder between heaven and earth

Seeing shadow of Jesus Christ in Old Testament: 5 assurances from God as shown in Isaiah 41:10

Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand. [Isaiah 41:10]   Presence of God. “I am with you” reveals the omnipresence of God. For Christians it has another layer of meaning… Continue reading Seeing shadow of Jesus Christ in Old Testament: 5 assurances from God as shown in Isaiah 41:10

Encourage one another

There are many bible verses telling us to encourage one another. Below is a sampling drawn from the new testament from NASB bible.   So then we pursue the things which make for peace and the building up of one another. [Romans 14:19]   Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all… Continue reading Encourage one another