Imagine discovering a stairway to heaven! Imagine looking up and seeing the Lord at the top of the stairway speaking to you and promising you his presence and protection, and telling you that he wants you to be part of his plan to bless the whole world! This is what happened to Jacob, but the same is true for anyone who puts their faith in Jesus. Jesus compared himself to a stairway to heaven. Through him we can encounter God and grow in the knowledge of the truth!
Gen. 14; Heb. 7.1-3 Melchizedek is a mysterious priestly king of peace who came to refresh Abraham with bread and wine after he returned from battle. Melchizedek is an incredible picture of Jesus who brings ultimate refreshment to our lives. Melchizedek offered bread and wine, a symbol of Jesus’ death on the cross. No matter how toughContinue reading “Bread and Wine After the Battle”
Gen. 12.1-5; Gal. 3.9 God chose a man named Abraham through whom he would establish a chosen nation to make his name great. The fulfillment of God’s promise to Abraham depended on the birth of a son, but the ultimate fulfillment would come through the birth of God’s very own son. God’s promise to Abraham extendsContinue reading “The Promised Son. A Chosen People.”
One thing we can always be sure of is God’s word! Sin and death entered the world through Adam’s disobedience but God promised that one of Eve’s offspring would crush the serpent’s head!