Quiet time alone with God during the day is much needed to grow and rest spiritually. It allows fellowship to be made to God that can only be made with intention. Upon reading through Exodus 16 this morning for my quiet hour, I ventured into the story of the Israelites wandering through the Wilderness of Sin after departing from the Red Sea and how God supplied Manna from heaven for them for 40 days as they walked through the vast wilderness as a way of testing the Israelites and to humble them. This post will focus on a key passage, Exodus 16:19-23, and its context.
In my last two articles in this mini-series, I covered the definition of prayer, its significance, and a historical/biblical example of the prophet Jeremiah on the power of prayer. This article will cover two key points: who can pray and what should be included in prayer. Stay tuned for the very last article that will cover how to pray and the discussion of the spiritual gift of speaking in tongues that have been misconstrued by society for centuries. To see my last two articles in this mini-series of prayer, check them out below.
As a continuation of the first article "Restoration Promised" regarding prayer, this post will build more on the foundation laid. Prayer has been used for centuries, originating with Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden to give recognition to God. However, it has also been used in pagan worship to idols such as Baal and most demons today that masquerade as different culture's gods (i.e. Baal and Molech mentioned in the Old Testament, the Egyptian idols). This post will focus on the definition of prayer and why it is important
As time goes on, devotional time is much needed. Alone time with God is as much a part of growing in Christlikeness as not forsaking the assembly. There has been a massive loss of hope in today's world. With this devotional, the focus will be on Jeremiah 33:3. I have received numerous requests to discuss prayer and this will serve as an introduction almost.
Perhaps one of the most intriguing Bible descriptions is the Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt. Not only is it filled with gripping detail, but concrete geographical descriptions. It is by far one of the most contented Bible stories, ranking among Creation and the Flood in Genesis, the book of Daniel, and the Book of Revelation. Most skeptics like to incite that there are flaws in not only the translation of the Bible, but accounts told therein. For my quiet hour, I have been thoroughly reading through Exodus and researching geographically the locations of the cities that the Israelites camped in in the 13th century. Many of these places are known by different names now but still does not take...