In the morning. From heaven. With the dew. Small. Fine. Round. White. As frost. As coriander seed. Solid. Its appearance like that of bdellium. Its taste like that of fresh oil. Its taste like that of wafers with honey. Good for making cakes. A mystery. What is it?
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One of the best ways to know a person is to visit their home. This is because a person’s home is a place where he or she can be expressed. If a home is neat and clean then we know that a neat and clean person lives there. If a home is beautifully decorated then we know that the person who lives there appreciates beauty. The principle is the same with God. To know God we should find out where He lives and what His dwelling place is like.
God does not live in buildings made by human hands (Acts 7:48; 17:24). Therefore, it is not to a physical building that we must go in order to meet with God and to know Him. God also does not have His dwelling place in heaven (1 Kings 8:27). Although heaven is God’s throne and earth is the footstool for His feet, neither heaven nor earth is a place of rest for Him (Isaiah 66:1; 2 Chronicles 6:18). Where then does God live?
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If you were asked the question, “What do you need?” what would your answer be? You might answer that you need the latest smart phone, good exam results, or a pay rise. Or you might think that you need a new relationship, a listening ear, or a change of scenery. Perhaps you say that you need a hot drink, a tasty meal or a good night’s sleep. But can you say that any of these will satisfy your inner need? What is our need and how can it be met?
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The Bible literally means the book, and like any book, it has both a beginning and an end. In order to see the preciousness of the Bible and to understand its content, we must pay attention to how it concludes. Additionally, in order to appreciate the end of the Bible, we must first see its beginning. Continue reading “How Does the Bible End?”
“Tell me what you eat,” wrote Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, “and I shall tell you what you are.” We all realise that to live properly we need to eat properly. The way we live depends on what we eat. You are what you eat, so what are you eating?
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