A Fast as Unto the Lord

‘Is this the kind of fast I have chosen, only a day for a man to humble himself? Is it only for bowing one’s head like a reed and for lying on sackcloth and ashes? Is that what you call a fast, a day acceptable to the Lord?’ ~ Isaiah 58:5 Fasting is not just … Continue reading A Fast as Unto the Lord

The Time of God’s Visitation

‘They will not leave one stone on another, because you did not know the time of your visitation’ ~ Luke 19:44 Jesus speaking of the destruction that will befall Jerusalem ties it to their ignorance of not recognizing when God was among them. He says, ‘If you, even you, had only known on this day … Continue reading The Time of God’s Visitation

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