What is more important in your life, the things of this world, or the place Jesus is preparing for you at this moment? Their minds were drawn to the words of Solomon.

A distraught husband meets his dead wife; after years of service in a foreign land, she returns lifeless. A connection was forming between James, John, Peter, and the Holy Spirit.

They remembered the words of Hosea, “The prophet is a snare of a fowler in all his ways, and hatred in the house of his God.” (Hosea 9:8 MKJV) Satan used false prophets to mislead people. For as the rain comes down, and the snow from the heavens, and does not return there, but waters the earth, and makes it bring out and bud, and give, The disciples had been following Jesus for more than a year. The ark is constructed of wood, overlaid with pure gold. Jesus is beginning a series of lessons on relationships. Gold also represents God’s law, and His word. The law was to become a part of their lives, a part of their being, both physically, and spiritually. If he planted too early, he may risk a late frost on the tiny plants. Revelation 21:16 KJV And the city lieth foursquare, and the length is as large as the breadth: and he measured the city with the reed, twelve thousand furlongs. The following Advent Reading Plan, reproduced from The First Days of Jesus: The Story of the Incarnation by Andreas J. Kӧstenberger and Alexander E. Stewart (foreword by Justin Taylor; Wheaton: Crossway, 2015) includes six readings from the Old Testament, six from Matthew, nine from Luke, and four from John.. For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit. Understanding the spiritual meaning of these two elements may teach more about the ark than the physical details. The Word was with God, and the Word was God. A deep feeling impressed Him to provide a visual image of the Spirit of God moving upon the waters. As His thoughts and prayers focused on the people He had served the day before, and began turning toward the coming demands of the day, He could hear people beginning to gather behind Him. Revelation 7:11, Hebrews 1:6 KJV. There was no doubt Jesus was referring to seed falling on a heart that was not prepared to accept it. I’m in Real Estate and I an smart enough to know, I’ll be out of a job in Heaven. There were only three of them. In the beginning the Word already existed. It is a season that places hope in the immediacy of the times and the manifestation of salvation in the here and now. 0000018855 00000 n 5 Free Advent Studies and Resources. Let’s make three shelters as memorials–one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.” (6) He said this because he didn’t really know what else to say, for they were all terrified. Power has always been portrayed as dwelling in high places.