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Cry In The Wilderness

John 1:23 – He said, I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness, make straight the way of the Lord, as said the prophet Isaiah.

 Zachariah and Elizabeth were the parents of John the Baptist. Both were godly and of Aaronic descent.  Elizabeth was the cousin of Mary of who is the mother of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. In Biblical days the priest was chosen to minister to God and burn incense when he went into the temple of God. It was Zachariah’s time to minister, but  Zechariah also had an appointed time to meet the angel of the Lord; a word from God sent directly to Zechariah that was not only going to change Zechariah’s life but the life of others. Read More

Fiery Furnace

Daniel 3:17– If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O King.

 Daniel meaning God’s judge, he was the son of David and Abigail the Carmelite. He was a great prophet during the Chaldean and Persian period, and a princely descendant of Judah. He was taken with other captives Ananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, better known as Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. There were captive in Babylon  B.C. 607 at the age of twelve to sixteen. Educated thoroughly and made cup-bearer at the court. When he was given a new name Belshazzar (favorite of  Bel) he kept the Jewish law of clean and unclean meats.  Nebuchadnezzar ruled from Babylonia from 605-562 B.C. He was the son of Nabopolassar, founder of the Chaldean dynasty. Daniel and his three friends were taken captive by King Nebuchadnezzar. After their capture the king requested Ashpenaz the master of the eunuch to bring some of the children of Israel who were of the king seed, children in who was no blemish, but were good looking, skillful in wisdom, possessing knowledge and quick to understand science, and were able to serve in the king’s palace. Read More

Become As Little Children

(And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become  as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven Matthew 18:3). Jesus was talking with His disciples in regards to the conversation they were having among themselves who was the greatest in the Kingdom of  Heaven. Sometimes in the church,   brothers and sisters are comparing their position or gift to someone else gift or position within the body of Christ. These are considered to be carnal Christian, not acknowledging the gifts and calling comes from God. Read More