Exodus 3:1-12, “And the Angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire from the midst of a bush. So he looked, and behold, the bush was burning with fire, but the bush was not consume”
Angels are supernatural creatures that exist in the heavenlies serving as messengers from God and as protectors for His chosen people. In this case, the Angel of the Lord was a visible manifestation of God, possibly the preincarnate Christ. The flame of fire was the glory of God’s presence, the Shekinah, which transformed everything and everyone it touched. This fascinated Moses that he drew closer to see. Read the rest of this entry »
Psalm 23:4, “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; For You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me”
This journey of life calls for nomadic type of people. Nomads are communities of people who move from one place to another, rather than settling permanently in one location. We talk about “walking with the Lord”, it calls us to be nomads because the Lord is not stagnant or stationed in one place, neither should we.
In this walk we constantly draw strength from Him. In this journey like the Psalmist, we may “walk through the valley of the shadow of death”. Mark that it does not say “walk in” but “walk through” that is, though you may be in peril of death, in the midst of danger, deep as a valley, dark as a shadow, and dreadful; though you are under the arrest of death, and have received the sentence of death within yourself, and have all the reason in the world to look upon yourself as a dying person yet you are at ease fearing no evil for He is with you right where you are. Read the rest of this entry »