The Art of Spiritual Silence

‘Be silent, all mankind, before the Lord: for he has roused himself from his holy dwelling’ ~ Zechariah 2:13 For one to enter into and experience the glory of God, silence is needed. God tells Elijah to ‘stand on the mountain in the presence of the Lord’ (1 Kings 19:11), because He ‘was about to … Continue reading The Art of Spiritual Silence

Treasures in Jars of Clay

The people God uses and deposits His treasure in are not as we might expect, or even choose if we had that power. But, ‘Woe to him who quarrels with his Maker, to him who is but a potsherd among the potsherds on the ground. Does the clay say to the potter, ‘What are you … Continue reading Treasures in Jars of Clay

Urim and Thummim: Right Decisions and Judgements

‘The lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from the Lord’ ~ Proverbs 16:33 One of the priestly garments God instructed to be made was the breastpiece. He says, ‘Fashion a breastpiece for making decisions’ (Exodus 28:15). The breastpiece was a double-folded linen with ‘four rows of precious stone on it’ … Continue reading Urim and Thummim: Right Decisions and Judgements