Isaiah 58 Dishonest fast To please self Still oppressing workers - no compassion Still fighting and quarreling - no love for neighbor Engaging in accusations, gossip & slander Doing religious motions of penance - hypocrisy Looking holy on the outside - pride & arrogance, hypocrisy Proper fast Showing love & compassion to others .... freeing those … Continue reading ZOE – SW – L10: Fasting – Isaiah 58
Jacob living a life of bondage..being a grandson of Abraham?? Not only deceiving his brother But also being deceived by his in-laws His in-laws were idolaters Possible source of generational curses that followed him from his mothers side Even though he was a grandchild of Abraham Possibly why he also needed to be born again, with a new name, … Continue reading LFM June 2019: Bloodline curse on Jacob? Mercy, Humility, Persistence & Faith – Lessons from Blind Bartimaeus.
Ezra 9 Interestingly and contrary to common sense, one is most often led to repentance when they get to realize / encounter and understand the height, the depth, the with and length of God's Love for them and how nothing in the heavens and the earth can separate them from the Love of God ( … Continue reading Ezra 9: Prayer of Repentance. Amazing Grace revelation usually leads to Repentance !