Worldling

  “It is the folly of most men, to mind and pursue that which is for the body and for time only, more than that for the soul and eternity.” Matthew Henry Luke 12:13-21 Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.” But he said to him, “Man, who […]

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You Are What You Do

SEPARATING SHEEP FROM GOATS Separation filters are things in this life that prove what you are. They are tests, opportunities, situations, scenarios that require you to take a step one way or another. The step you take shows what you are. In Biblical Hebrew there is no distinction between the being and the doing. How […]

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Jonathan Edwards on Pleasure

Jonathan Edwards: If we spend our lives in the pursuit of a temporal happiness; as riches or sensual pleasures; credit and esteem from men; delight in our children, and the prospect of seeing them well brought up, and well settled, and etc. All these things will be of little significance to us. Death will blow […]

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The Secret Filter of Suffering

Thus says the Lord: “Cursed is the man who trusts in man     and makes flesh his strength,     whose heart turns away from the Lord. He is like a shrub in the desert,     and shall not see any good come. He shall dwell in the parched places of the wilderness,     in an uninhabited salt land. “Blessed is the man who […]

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Isaiah 66, in Depth

The Principles of the Prophets are the themes of the Bible. Isaiah 66, Verse by Verse In this study we will go verse by verse, as opposed to an overview by color, which we did here. If you are not yet aware of the colors of the Principles of the Prophets, take a look at […]

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Isaiah 66 reveals Principles of the Prophets

It was in Isaiah that I first noted the repeated themes I’ve been showing here on my blog. The message God burdened Isaiah with was the same one every other prophet spoke, and the same message given by Christ and his apostles. The Principles of the Prophets are the themes of the Bible. Isaiah by […]

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Intro: Principles of the Prophets (Writing on the Wall)

LONG AND SHORT The Bible is about one thing: the Purpose of God for this world. Within that purpose is a reflection of his Character and our need to conform to his requirements. God puts us into circumstances that prove our nature, whether we worship this world or him. This proving I call Separation Filters, […]

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Rainbow Scaffold (Theme)

Rainbow Scaffold Verses Organized by Theme click theme below for information on and examples of each Rainbow Scaffold theme.     Purple: The Purpose of God The Eternal Plan of the Ancient of Days is found in time words in the Bible: terms like “everlasting,” “for generations,” “age to age” reflect this plan from the beginning. […]

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Rainbow Scaffold in Ecclesiastes

WRITING ON THE WALL SERIES: Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin Rainbow Scaffold in Ecclesiastes The Rainbow Scaffold is a term I have given to the consistent principles taught in Scripture. These strands were understood by every inspired writer, and the teachings of each book of the Bible match these overarching themes. It is so prevalent I […]

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“We are willing to suffer all external losses”

// A Declaration for the Sake of the Christian Faith, // | Chinese Churches face Persecution 2018 | The princes of the peoples gather     as the people of the God of Abraham. Psalm 47:9 The Ancient of Days has always had this plan. Peoples (from every nation) would become one people: the people of God. These […]

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