“Come, Let Us Adore Him!”


photo by Infinity Rain via PhotoRee

When my son Mark was in the third grade, his teacher assigned a series of “Famous People” reports. Over the course of the year, each student researched and reported on three famous people who have had an impact on history or culture. [Read more…]

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Two Places at the Same Time!


Zarephath represents, for me, both a physical place and a spiritual state of being.

Yesterday, I wrote about the significance of Zarephath’s location on the map.  To think we can physically be in two places at the same time amounts to absurdity. Spiritually, however, it is quite possible to be in two places at once.  The place where Elijah was kept alive can symbolize a spiritual state of being in which we may be responsive to God’s prompting to service–even when we find ourselves in less than ideal circumstances. This state of being may even become a miraculous thing as we live “in Christ”. Unlike those who don’t have Christ, we can actually walk around on the earth, being in two places at the same time! [Read more…]