Tag Archives: Altar

Tears for the Temple

In the second month of the second year after their arrival at the house of God in Jerusalem, Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, Joshua son of Jozadak and the rest of the people (the priests and the Levites and all who … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Community, Christian Leadership, Christianity, Covenant, Ezra, Faith, Following God, Miracles, Obedience, reconciliation, religion, Trusting God | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bronze Basins

He made a bronze altar twenty cubits long, twenty cubits wide and ten cubits high.  He made the Sea of cast metal, circular in shape, measuring ten cubits from rim to rim and five cubits high. It took a line … Continue reading

Posted in 2 Chronicles, Christian Community, Covenant, Forgiveness, Redemption, religion, Sin | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

He is God!

Elijah said to the prophets of Baal, “Choose one of the bulls and prepare it first, since there are so many of you. Call on the name of your god, but do not light the fire.” So they took the … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Kings, Christian Community, Christian Leadership, Christianity, Covenant, Discernment, Discipleship, Following God, Life Together, Miracles, Obedience, reconciliation, religion, The Nature of God, Trusting God | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Messing with a Man of God

By the word of the Lord a man of God came from Judah to Bethel, as Jeroboam was standing by the altar to make an offering.  By the word of the Lord he cried out against the altar: “Altar, altar! … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Kings, Christian Community, Christianity, Conflict, Discernment, Divorce, Faith, Following God, Forgiveness, Life Together, Obedience, reconciliation, Redemption, religion, Sin, Trusting God | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Will God Really Dwell on the Earth?

“But will God really dwell on earth? The heavens, even the highest heaven, cannot contain you. How much less this temple I have built! Yet give attention to your servant’s prayer and his plea for mercy, Lord my God. Hear … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Kings, Christian Community, Christian Leadership, Christianity, Covenant, Discipleship, Faith, Following God, Forgiveness, Redemption, religion, Sin, The Spiritual Realm | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wood Rafted for Worship

When Hiram king of Tyre heard that Solomon had been anointed king to succeed his father David, he sent his envoys to Solomon, because he had always been on friendly terms with David. Solomon sent back this message to Hiram: “You … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Kings, Conflict, Covenant, Faith, Following God, religion, Wisdom | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Witness Between us and You

No! We did it for fear that some day your descendants might say to ours, ‘What do you have to do with the Lord , the God of Israel? The Lord has made the Jordan a boundary between us and … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Community, Covenant, Faith, Following God, Joshua, Life Together, Obedience | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Redemption He Wrote

If someone is found slain, lying in a field in the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess, and it is not known who the killer was, your elders and judges shall go out and measure the … Continue reading

Posted in Covenant, Deuteronomy, Forgiveness, God's Love for Us, Redemption | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stripped Down to the Soul

The Lord said to Moses, “Bring Aaron and his sons, their garments, the anointing oil, the bull for the sin offering, the two rams and the basket containing bread made without yeast, and gather the entire assembly at the entrance … Continue reading

Posted in Covenant, Following God, Forgiveness, Leviticus, Obedience, reconciliation, Redemption, religion, Sin, The Spiritual Realm, Trusting God | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Entrails and Animal Legs

You are to slaughter the young bull before the Lord , and then Aaron’s sons the priests shall bring the blood and splash it against the sides of the altar at the entrance to the tent of meeting. You are … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Community, Christian Leadership, Discernment, Following God, Leviticus, Life Together, Obedience, religion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment