BlogTeaching Every Man In All Wisdom, So That We May Present Every Man Mature In Christ
The book of Esther is said to be one of the two books in the Bible where God’s name is not specifically or literally mentioned. The other book is the Song of Solomon. But if you thoroughly study the book of Esther you will discover that although God’s name does not appear anywhere in any of the ten chapters of the book, yet God’s sovereignty, presence and providence pervade the entire book.
Although there was no account of God sending His prophets to His people or giving any dream, vision or revelation to anyone in the book of Esther, yet God’s presence with His people while in captivity in Babylon was undeniable…read more
True Christianity is much more than playing church. It is far beyond the religious and monotonous praying and reading of the Bible daily. It is much deeper than gathering or fellowshipping together with other believers seven days a week in the same place.
True Christianity is evincing or expressing the Life and Nature of Christ. It is conforming to Christ in all things. It is shining as light in the midst of a perverse and crooked generation. From Christ’s perspectives, we are not doing well regardless of our exploits until we make it our highest priority or greatest goal to make disciples for Christ…read more
While the Lord Jesus was reclining on a dining couch at the table, having being served a supper by Martha, Mary came to Jesus with an alabaster flask of very costly oil of spikenard which she broke and then lavishly poured out on Jesus’ head and feet, wiping His feet with her hair. And the whole house was filled with the fragrance of the oil.
It is wisdom for us to examine and learn from Mary’s outrageous act of pure worship which unfortunately the disciples of Jesus regarded as “a waste” but which the Lord recognized, approved and commended as “a good work…read more