If you have been around Christian circles for any length of time, you have probably heard someone talking about anointing. And if you are like me, you probably had a vague idea of what that might mean, something along the lines of power being felt or demonstrated in some way. I would like to clear… Read More What is Anointing?
The idea of a mystery is that it is a hidden or secret thing, not obvious to the understanding. In this article, we will explore a little more why I call this blog, the Mystery Times. We can speak mysteries! This is the definition of the Greek word for mystery, musterion, from Thayers’s Greek Lexicon:… Read More Speaking Mysteries
Jesus was dear friends with Lazarus and his sisters, Mary and Martha. Lazarus became sick and his sisters sent word to Jesus. When Jesus heard, he replied, “This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son might be glorified thereby.” Jesus loved Lazarus, Mary and Martha. But when he… Read More Lazarus, Come Forth
“He sent his word, and healed them…” (Psalm 107:20). The Word is an instrument in God’s healing process. It is the written Word being preached and proclaimed and applied in a given situation that is the key. In the New Testament we find significant statements that show the application of that statement in the Psalms.… Read More He Sent His Word and Healed Them
What does it mean to have a treasure? Does it consist of material goods, or intangible heavenly goods? The definition of treasure is: the place in which good and precious things are collected and laid up; a casket, coffer, or other receptacle, in which valuables are kept; a treasury; storehouse, repository, magazine; the things laid… Read More Where Your Treasure Is
Have you ever checked into a hotel after a day of weary travel, and when inserting the key to access the room, anticipating a haven of comfort and rest, the key didn’t work? That can be frustrating. Keys are used for access, but it must be the right key. We were imprisoned by the inherited… Read More Access to the Father
We know by personal experience that words can have a profound effect. Words have the power to lift a heavy heart or to crush a fragile heart. At times people speak words carelessly without much consideration of the effect on the hearers, nor on themselves. What determines the effect of words? The Amplified Bible paints a… Read More Words are as Deep Waters