they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives,
Jesus gave two disciples a task. He said to them, “Go into the village
over there. As soon as you enter, you will find a donkey tied up and a
colt with it. Untie them and bring them to me. If anybody says
anything to you, say that the Lord needs it.” He sent them off right
away. Now this happened to fulfill what the prophet said, Say to
Daughter Zion, “Look, your king is coming to you, humble and riding on a
donkey, and on a colt the donkey’s offspring.” The disciples went and
did just as Jesus had ordered them. They brought the donkey and the
colt and laid their clothes on them. Then he sat on them.
what we call Palm Sunday, Jesus rode a donkey into Jerusalem. But, he
had two disciples get two donkeys: a mother donkey and her colt. Jesus
rode the young male who had never been ridden before. In his
carefulness and perhaps kindness towards these two donkeys, he had th…
As usual, Paul went to the synagogue, and on three Sabbath days reasoned with them from the Scriptures.
There is a difference between teaching and indoctrination. Education is not indoctrination. But some secular and christian education is indoctrination masquerading as education.
If you are a teacher, whether you homeschool your children, teach at the pro level or you teach in your church; it is good to know this difference between indoctrination and true teaching. Many people are indoctrinated today, rather than taught.
What you might notice, is that when you preach, whether you preach to a crowd or a few, it is easy to be an indoctrinator rather than a true teacher. True teachers ask people questions and expect them to challenge and debate them.
Sharing ideas and conceptsTeaching is absorbed and integrated into one's own lifeConcepts or ideas are questioned and debatedMaterial is reflected uponStudents summarize back what's being learnedStudents thin…
The name Elam means secret or hidden. Do you feel like you are on the shelf, not being used by God? Maybe you are part of God's secret agents.
God has people who are in secret.
I have this idea that God has His attention on secret people. I believe that God has rewards for secret people coming. You may feel on the shelf, but you are actually hidden for a special purpose. God has you in reserve.
The number one thousand, two-hundred, and fifty-four; tells us God's plan for his hidden, secret, and in reserve children
One thousand speaks of recompense.
Recompense means that you will be compensated or made amends to, due to harm or loss you suffered. In Genesis 20:16 is the story of Abimelech recompensing Abraham and Sarah.
Two speaks of fellowship, partnership, and co-laboring (Ecclesiastes 4:9-12).
There are hidden people who have felt like they are "going it alone", who are about to be joined by someone. …