Prayer. It’s an interesting concept.
Are we talking to God when we pray? Is it like picking up the telephone? “Are you there, God? It’s me, Shocheradam” (hat tip to Judy Blume)? 187 more words
“The ox knows its owner,and the donkey its master’s crib, but Israel does not know, my people do not understand.” – Isaiah 1:3
“One who — is more lowly than even the animals and beasts — whose instinct it is to protect themselves — and who therefore flee and attempt to escape from anything that they perceive as potentially harmful to them.” – from Mesillas Yesharim (The Way of the Upright) 459 more words
Yesterday we began a short series of three posts about the special qualities of Betzalel, the chief artisan of the Tabernacle and its vessels. We started with the biblical meaning of “Choch’ma” (Hebrew for wisdom) and today we will discuss the next quality in line – intelligence, which can be found in Exodus 31:3. 227 more words
Both Paul and John wrote that God was an invisible spirit. Yet, other parts of the Bible say otherwise. So which is right?
According to the Bible, you have any number of people who physically encountered God, starting with Adam and Eve and including Ezekiel, Daniel, Abraham, Isaiah, Joshua, Moses and Jacob (who supposedly wrestled with God) and then, of course, there is Revelation. 456 more words