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Know God in a Year #33 The Winning App

06/16/2020

So, evil comes to us at our weakest. When we are tired, stressed, frustrated, fearful, or grieving, the dark side comes with their suggestions. They blame us or God; accuse Abba of evil or neglect. We are tempted to break with Ruach who allows this ____ to happen. The on-looking universe cheered wildly as Jesus […]

Know God in a Year #3 The Unraveling

05/06/2020

We are living the unraveling of events after the climax of the plot—also called the denoument in literature–when everything becomes clear. Satan has misrepresented God as scary, exacting and vengeful, saying, “He demands ‘Serve Me or I’ll kill you’.” That is why God had to keep Satan and his sympathizers alive. Separated from God they would have […]

Know God in a Year #241 The Sabbath of No Rest

04/02/2020

The priests have no rest that Sabbath. The events of the crucifixion keep replaying in their minds. They keep seeing Jesus, majestic and God-like, uncomplaining under abuse. The ones on duty become as crazy men with the crowds asking for Jesus, or when men question them, asking them to explain the prophecies about Messiah’s suffering […]

Know God in a Year #235 What the Watching Universe Saw

03/25/2020

Jesus’ cry, “IT IS FINISHED!” rang from world to world through the universe with great celebration. The battle over, earth was won. Jesus, as the second Adam,* had succeeded as a man; and ransomed our world from Satan! But even bigger was the assurance that the universe was eternally secure. The truth about God and […]

Know God in a Year #233 When God Lets Go

03/23/2020

The intense darkness over the area lifts from the hill after three hours, but it still covers Jesus and Jerusalem. The Father covers his son’s last agony of death and His house. About three o’clock Jesus cries, “My God, my God, why have You abandoned me?” God isn’t killing Jesus; he is suffering the wrath […]

Know God in a Year #154 Success!

11/28/2019

Jesus meets so much opposition and antagonism from leaders, and can explain so little of what he wants his disciples to understand, that the exuberant success of the returning 70 is pure joy to him. “Lord,” they say excitedly, “the devils are subject to us in your name!” Nodding and smiling, he exclaims, “I saw […]

Know God in a Year #241 The Sabbath of No Rest

03/27/2017

The priests have no rest that Sabbath. They keep seeing Jesus, majestic and God-like, uncomplaining under abuse. The events of the crucifixion keep replaying in their minds. The ones on duty become as crazy men with the crowds asking for Jesus, or when men question them, asking them to explain the prophecies about Messiah’s suffering […]