Why does the servant get his ear pierced? Why did the servant not have his arm branded instead like cattle have their rumps branded to show ownership? Is the ear of some significance? But of course! This is a continuing thread, is it not! We have studied awls and the marks they leave through piercing. … Continue reading IS THE EAR ALSO OF SIGNIFICANCE?
Have you ever noticed the exquisite continuity of the Bible – how it takes one thread and interweaves that thread throughout all its pages to enrich the understanding of a major theme? We started this study of servanthood with verses in Deuteronomy 15:15 – 16. This door theme is repeated in Exodus 21:1-6: The Law … Continue reading Of Whom and What is the Door Symbolic Of?
Last week we started a new exciting series called, "Personal Relationships based on Servanthood: To the Lord, To Each Other, To Our Spouses". Check out Part I of 'Servanthood to the Lord' Here THE AWL CEREMONY: Part II of "Servanthood to the Lord" There is more here than first meets the naked eye so we … Continue reading THE AWL CEREMONY
How To Be Strong, a Daily Devotional by From your friends at RayStedman.org “You then, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus (2 Timothy 2:1).” The first thing you have to do when things start falling apart, Paul says, is to be strong yourself in the grace that is in … Continue reading THE CONTINUING THREAD – Cutting a Covenant Part IV