This is it. The end of one era and the beginning of a new one. Jesus has completed His work of redemption here on earth, and now it is time for His disciples to take the lead in teaching the nations under His authority.
Alone, Her husband dead; Now the widow is at the gate, Her only son in his burial bed.
This was not the time to be saved, but the time to submit to what must be fulfilled.
I'm sure Joseph did not understand the magnitude of these words when he received them.
They spied out the land, How beautiful and plentiful it was. A land flowing with milk and honey, To abundantly satisfy their needs. Yet most were afraid, Of the giant people they saw. They felt like grasshoppers, Among a devouring land. The anger of God was kindled, For their treatment of contempt, In spite of … Continue reading Poem: Mercy and Punishment
So the LORD spoke to Moses face to face, as a man speaks to his friend. Exodus 33:11a The tent of meeting, You would go, Face to face, Wisdom to bestow. Like a friend, He spoke to you, Giving sound advice, Direct answers too. His full glory, He never could give, To see His face, … Continue reading Poem: Like a Friend