Posts with the tag “promise”
Day 59: Numbers 23-25; Mark 8:1-21
by Jonathan Merki on February 28th, 2023
"Don't you understand yet?" (Mark 8:21)It seems to be a part of the human condition. Balak would not relent...offering more sacrifices from different vantage points making greater threats would not change God's mind. All this did was give God an opportunity to reinforce His plan and purpose, and out of this came passages that speak life into our day and point wise men (and women) to Jesus (Numbers...
Day 17: Genesis 41; Matthew 14:1-21
by Jonathan Merki on January 17th, 2023
Galatians 5:6"For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision counts for anything, but only faith working through love." (ESV)"When you’re joined to the Anointed One, circumcision and religious obligations can benefit you nothing. All that matters now is living in the faith that works and expresses itself through love." (TPT)You and I know what lies ahead for Joseph...a grand and drama...
Day 15: Matthew 12:22-13:23
by Jonathan Merki on January 15th, 2023
The Kingdom of Heaven"Your kingdom come...(6:10)." "...the the kingdom of God has come...(12:28)." "The kingdom of heaven is like...(13:24,31,33,44,45,47)." Now and then. Already and not yet. This wonderful and divine tension exists between the present reality and the future promise. The truth is, where Jesus is, there is the Kingdom. No, we have not received all we have been promised, and so we l...