As the children of Israel journeyed through the wilderness, they became well-acquainted with
the manifested presence of Jehovah God. They also became quite experienced at presenting
sacrifices to God on the altar at the tabernacle.
There is a direct correlation between the burnt offerings and blood sacrifices continually
presented at the tabernacle and the hovering cloud of glory that accompanied them every step
of their travels.
The altar was a means to attract God's f
Hospitals have units within which they operate the most sophisticated medical
machinery. They employ the most highly qualified and reliable staff members in this
area. It often consists of a ward of a few rooms containing technology worth millions of
dollars. A relatively small space of concentrated expertise is set apart from the rest of
the medical complex to allow personnel to focus on the most critical patients – those in
need of round-the-clock attention.
It is cal
Maybe you have visited the Amish country. Perhaps you admire their ability to hold on to
the simple way of living in a modern era of technology and machinery. While many of
their beliefs would strike us as odd, we must admit that they have been successful at
resisting much of the change that has inundated our world today.
Quite possibly you would never be attracted to their horse and buggy lifestyle. You
probably wouldn't want to live in a house without electricity. Neit
When we are beset by afflictions and adversity, we often see nothing positive in these
events. Apostle Paul was a great leader because he could always find something
beneficial in the worst of circumstances.
He never coveted the pity of fellow Christians. Even while imprisoned, he didn't wish
that anyone would feel sorry for him. From his jail cell, he wrote, "But I would ye should
understand, brethren, that the things which happened unto me have fallen out rather
We are repeatedly instructed in the Word that our objective should be the glory of God. Both
Peter and Paul gave likeminded advice about this highly regarded subject.
Apostle Paul asked a question, "What hast thou that thou didst not receive? now if thou didst
receive it, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received it?" (I Corinthians 4:7).
Apostle Peter furthered this line of thought. He wrote, "If any man speak, let him speak as the
oracles of God; if any man mi