Someone said these very words to me the other day. I took it to heart. Why struggle? Why be unhappy? Why allow confusion to block your blessings? Create a life you want. Create a life you love. That blessing alone will bring good into your life.
CRUCIFIXION WAS A BRUTAL, gruesome, and highly public form of capital punishment employed by various ancient societies as a deterrent. Sometimes rulers ordered that members of rebel groups be crucified dozens at a time, with crosses lining the roads. When the Romans took control of the Mediterranean world, they perfected the science of crucifixion. The… Continue reading Thursdays Dose Of Knowledge ~ The Crucifixion Of Jesus
AFTER JESUS WAS ARRESTED in the Garden of Gethsemane, he was taken before the Sanhedrin, the supreme religious counsel that consisted of key elders in the Jewish community in Jerusalem. The Sanhedrin, which comprised both Sadducees and Pharisees, called several witnesses to give testimony against Jesus during this first phase of his trials, but Jesus… Continue reading Thursdays Dose of Knowledge ~ The Trails of Jesus
ONE OF THE 12 Apostles of Jesus, Judas Iscariot served as treasurer of the group. He betrayed Jesus by leading soldiers to the place where Jesus prayed. Stricken with guilt over the betrayal, he committed suicide. We have no record of Judas’s background, except that he was the son of a man named Simon and… Continue reading Thursdays Dose Of Knowledge ~ Judas Iscariot
AFTER GOD’S SIX DAYS of creative activity, the bible says on the seventh day “God rested from all the work that he had done in creation” (Genesis 2:3). The noun form of the verb ” to rest” is shabbat, which is the Hebrew name for the sabbath day. Thus we see that the observance of… Continue reading Thursdays Dose of Knowledge ~ Establishing The Sabbath
ON PALM SUNDAY Christians annually commemorate Jesus’ last entry into Jerusalem. As described in Mark 11, after Jesus had sent his disciples to bring him a colt, they put blankets on the animal, and Jesus sat upon it. While Jesus entered Jerusalem on the colt, people put their cloaks and leafy branches on the path… Continue reading Thursdays Dose Of Knowledge ~Triumphant and Victorious
JOHN WAS THE PROPHET who prepared the way for Jesus’ ministry. Like his younger cousin Jesus, John had a miraculous birth foretold by an angel of the Lord. Born to aged parents of a priestly family, John was destined to be “great in the sight of the Lord” (Luke 1:15), the angel said, echoing similar… Continue reading Thursday Dose of Knowledge – John The Baptist
HUSBAND OF MARY and stepfather of Jesus, Joseph played a crucial role in Jesus’ earthly birth. Betrothed to Mary, he was shocked to learn she was pregnant. Since he knew he was not the father, he planned to break their betrothal, but he planned to do it privately so there would not be too much… Continue reading Thursdays Dose Of Knowledge- Joseph, the Carpenter
GOD CREATED HUMANS on the sixth day as the culmination of all that he had brought into being. They were created in his image and likeness, and he gave them “dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the air and over every living thing that moves upon the earth” (Genesis… Continue reading Thursdays Dose of Knowledge ~ His Crowning Glory
The Garden of Eden was a place of unimaginable beauty, prepared by God specifically for humans to enjoy. It had trees that were “pleasant to the sight and good for food” (Genesis 2:9), it was watered well by four rivers, and it abounded in precious metals and stones. All of this was for the humans… Continue reading Thursdays Dose of Knowledge ~ The Tree of Knowledge
Love is giving for the world’s needs, Love is sharing as the Spirit leads, Love is caring when the world cries, Love is compassion with Christlike eyes. ~ Brandt
God works in ways that are often deemed “mysterious”—that is to say, God’s methods often leave people totally bewildered. Why would God tell Joshua and the children of Israel to march around the city of Jericho for a week (Joshua 6:1–4)? What good could possibly come from Paul and Silas being arrested and beaten without… Continue reading What does it mean that God works in mysterious ways?
The more we honor ourselves by standing by our core beliefs and feelings, the more loving toward others we become. Having the heart to stand by our core requires that we peel away the layers of “he wants’, “they expect,” and “I should” in order to find the “I am,”, “I… Continue reading Are You Standing By Your Core?
Romans 10:8-17 (ERV) 8 This is what the Scripture says: “God’s teaching is near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart.”[b] It is the teaching of faith that we tell people. 9 If you openly say, “Jesus is Lord” and believe in your heart that God raised him from death, you will be… Continue reading “How Do We Get Faith?”
Have you ever wondered why nothing around you is changing? It’s simply because you are not changing it. We are creatures of habit and nothing will ever change for us. FALSE! Direct your own change by changing your own habits; changing your own thinking and your own doing. I’ve been telling myself for years, I… Continue reading A New Day, Another Chance
The awareness of this wonderful universal Law of Attraction is taking the world by storm. People all around the globe are deliberately applying it to their lives to attract all that they… Continue reading I Love You!