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Master Of The Storms

Master Of The Storms

There are several times in the Gospels where Jesus had encounters with storms at sea. Keep in mind that two of the things symbolized by the sea are life and people; and some of the things symbolized by storms are adversities, opposition, and difficulties. In Matthew 14:22-23 Jesus sent His disciples on a boat trip […]

And His Name Shall Be Called…

And His Name Shall Be Called…

The final name or title given to Jesus in Isaiah 9:6 is Prince of Peace, which, in Isaiah’s language, meant that as Prince He would be the head person, such as a chief or captain, of Shalom which includes safety (and figuratively) well, happy, friendly (and abstractly) welfare, i.e. health, prosperity, and peace. As His […]

Have You Been Robbed? (Part 2)

Have You Been Robbed? (Part 2)

Once again we are reminded that we have a common enemy that is out to rob us of everything God intended and has planned for us, (John 10:10). Satan’s first hatred is against God Himself, originally trying to dethrone Him, according to Isaiah 14:12-15; failing in this, his next attack comes against God’s prime creation, […]

When Storms Arise (Part 1)

When Storms Arise (Part 1)

In Mark 4:35, Jesus had just concluded a teaching service where a multitude of people had gathered, and verse 2 says, “He taught them many things by parables”. Parables are short stories of things familiar in life that illustrate and convey spiritual truths. On this day, He taught them things pertaining to the kingdom of […]

From Storm To Peace

From Storm To Peace

In John 14:27 Jesus promised His followers peace, His peace. Peace is not only the absence of war and strife, which is rampant in the world, but more importantly peace is a state of tranquility, rest, and calm regardless of the surrounding circumstances. This is the kind of peace Jesus promised in John 16:33 when […]