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the ekklesia…

ekklesia… Greek… a gathering of citizens called out from their homes into some public place, an assembly… an assembly of Christians gathered to worship in a religious meeting… –Enhanced Strong’s Lexicon Ekklesia… the Greek translated in the New Testament as… church… We had a gathering at the shop this morning… an ekklesia of sisters journeying through the Word… Currently…… Continue reading the ekklesia…

The Journey

The Journey Readings: Final Week… and… where do you dwell…?

The final stretch… the last two weeks…of the three year journey through the Bible…takes us to the final book… Revelation…The revelation of Jesus to John…a picture of His final return…His coming to His full reign on earth…There are several references to how His return…will affect those who dwell on the earth…”… Because you have kept…… Continue reading The Journey Readings: Final Week… and… where do you dwell…?

The Journey

The Journey Readings: Week 153… and questions…

Last week’s readings… took us through the book of Zechariah…a prophet given words of encouragement…both the comfort kind… and a sharp stick in the side kind…to move His people forward in obedience…Zechariah received a series of visions… messages…brought by the angel of the Lord…Zechariah saw… but he didn’t understand…”I saw in the night, and behold,…… Continue reading The Journey Readings: Week 153… and questions…

Battle · Faith · The Journey

The Journey Readings: Week 152… and… contending…

Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you aboutour common salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to youto contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints.For certain people have crept in unnoticed who long ago were designatedfor this condemnation, ungodly people, who pervert the grace of…… Continue reading The Journey Readings: Week 152… and… contending…

The Journey

The Journey Readings: Week 151… and… accurate knowledge…

May grace and peace be multiplied to youin the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.2 Peter 1:2 ESVPeter… writing to the church shortly before his death…is concerned about the teaching going on in the church…But false prophets also arose among the people,just as there will be false teachers among you,who will secretly bring…… Continue reading The Journey Readings: Week 151… and… accurate knowledge…

Christmas · The Journey

The Journey Readings: Week 150… and… approaching advent…

Approaching Advent… just two weeks away…we’re about to enter the season of Christmas…Last week’s readings gave us an opportunity to remember why He came…what lay ahead for the Babe in the manger…Two others, who were criminals, were led awayto be put to death with him. And when they came to the placethat is called The…… Continue reading The Journey Readings: Week 150… and… approaching advent…