New Pocketbook – “An Interpretation on the Book of Job Told in Story Form”

An Interpretation of the Book of Job Told in Story Form by Leslie Lyons An easy-to-read interpretation of the Book of Job. One of the oldest written documents in the world. It contains some of the most beautiful poetry and imagery has ever written. But most importantly it addresses the fundamental reasons why people suffer…

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The Dangers and Pitfalls of Religious Dogma and Doctrine

“And no one puts new wine into old wineskins. Else the new wine will burst the wineskins and be spilled, and the wineskin will perish. But new wine must be put into new wineskins, and both are preserved together. Also, no one having drunk old wine immediately desires new, for he says, The old is…

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An Open Letter to The Church from Jesus

04.23.2016 Today God told me to get my note pad and pen.  This is what I wrote down.   “An Open Letter from Jesus” To Whom it May Concern: “This is an open letter to all who may read it.  I have some things to say to you.  You who are in the church of the living God, this…

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Economic Revival 3/5/02 (RE-POST)

Subject: Economic Revival 3/5/02 For several days I have been driving through the industrial parts of town. I began to notice individual businesses. They looked bright and happy. New workers needed seeming to be calling forth from them. The cars in the parking lots looked glad and joyous. They had transported people to good paychecks…

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Be Prepared to Uproot – Repost From March 2002

11.12.2015 This is a re-post from 2002. This reality in time is quickly approaching and applicable to this day. “Now the leaders of the people dwelt at Jerusalem, the rest of the people cast lots to bring one out of ten to dwell in Jerusalem, the holy city, and nine-tenths were to dwell in other…

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Psalm 78 – Salvation and The Heart of God 08.08.2015

Taken from the forthcoming book, “Notes on The Book of Psalms Books, Part III, IV & V“ “I Asaph, have something important to share with you.  I will tell you a story using images. Which has been passed down from generation to generation. To God’s glory and honor, We wish to share this wonderful story.  He has set up a new standard of moral behavior among men. And that we should teach our children these precepts. To show them that God is good, and not to forget the many blessings He bestows upon us. That they will not seek their own way, and their own good. But live life according…

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SIDEBAR – The Tribulation Period -Notes On REVELATION 9:14

11.30.2014 “And immediately after the tribulation of those days, the sun shall be darkened and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from the heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken. And then the sign of the Son of Man shall appear in the heavens. And then…

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There is no Actual Devil or Satan – Part 3

Matthew Chapter 13 – “Light Dazzles” “And the disciples said to Him, Why do You speak to them in parables?” (Matthew 13:10). Continuing on the theme of “I saw Satan falling like lightning from the sky” (Luke 10:18). Jesus reported what he had seen when Satan was falling from the sky. The word “lightning” can…

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There is no Actual Devil or Satan – Part 2

I received an email from someone who read my blog post “There is no Devil or Satan”. The (good) question was; “If what you say is true, why did Jesus say in Luke 10:18, “I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven?” This is my best answer and conclusion in trying to follow the instructions…

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There is No Actual Devil or Satan – Part 1

The Oral Torah and the Kabbalah “According to Jewish tradition, the Oral Torah was passed down orally in an unbroken chain from generation to generation until its contents were finally committed to writing following the destruction of the Second Temple in 70CE when Jewish civilization was faced with an existential threat” (Howard Schwartz, “Tree of Souls”).   “The whole Talmud…

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The Foxhole Prayer 01.17.2014

The other day a friend was telling me about a documentary he watched on TV. It was about the battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. He related a story a survivor told. During the battle, he had watched one soldier kneeling down in prayer. He was thinking of joining him when a bullet…

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God Is The Originator and Inspiration of All Music

10.18.2013 ********** The Baby Boom generation does not have much to show for itself The Baby Boom generation does not have much to show for itself in comparison to the previous generation, or what many have called the World War II generation. They have been labeled “The Greatest Generation”. They went into battle to fight…

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Studying the Word of God is Like the Study of Chemistry – 05.25.2013

To find the spiritual context and meaning of the Word of God is a discipline of putting together a series of concepts to form a conception and reality of the message. It brings forth a unique message, and it reveals the character of our Living God. From this reflection of the Living God, light is…

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The Geologist and The Bible Student 03.2.2013

The study and reading of the WORD of God (Bible) are a lot like being a geologist For the novice or uninitiated, rocks can pretty much all look alike. They can be so ordinary and common one may pass right by them, and not giving them a second thought. For someone who has never read…

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The WORD is Like a Campfire (Repost of 05.26.2008)

“The Burning Campfire”  Posted May 26th, 2008, 09:56 by Adventures In Faith on Prophetic “The Word became a man and lived among us. We saw his divine greatness—the greatness that belongs to the only Son of the Father. The Word was full of grace and truth”  (John 1:14) The Light of the Campfire Just about…

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Judge and Judgment – Do People Judge Themselves? 03.09.2013

“And Jesus said to them, Truly I say to you that you who have followed Me, in the regeneration, when the Son of Man shall sit in the throne of His glory, you also shall sit on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel” (Matthew 19:28).  It would appear on the surface that the…

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“A Covenant of Peace and Tranquility” (From God)

March 7, 2013 (Re-post) Precious Promises The Law of the Peace Offering: The peace offerings indicated right relations with God, expressing good-fellowship, gratitude, and obligation. The common altars were fitted for their use (Exo 20:24), as feasts had been thus celebrated from time immemorial. At the feast before God on the Mount, peace offerings provided…

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A Jigsaw Puzzle of The Bible – 02.24.2011

The Word of God is a delightful, unending jigsaw puzzle When you look at and read the Bible, either a chapter, a verse or just a single word, it opens up illumination to the mind. Some pieces are corners of truth. You are able to look at other pieces of the Bible and how they…

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The Emerging Spiritual Church – Notes on 1st Corinthians – Repost 02.18.2011

February 18, 2011 But we have the mind of Christ “But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned. But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man.…

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The Valley of Shittim – 02.18.2011

“And it shall come to pass in that day, that the mountains shall drop down new wine, and the hills shall flow with milk, and all the rivers of Judah shall flow with waters, and a fountain shall come forth of the house of the LORD, and shall water the valley of Shittim” (Joel 3:18) The last…

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