Climbing Mount Zion (Pt VII)

The Master plan is for Christians to climb Mt. Zion as a team.  Each team member supports each other during the grueling ascent.  Secured to one another with ropes, spiritual climbers can make it to the top safely and keep each other from sliding into the crevasses of sin.  When the team nears the topContinue reading “Climbing Mount Zion (Pt VII)”

Climbing Mount Zion (Pt VI)

“For you have need of endurance, so that you may do the will of God and receive what is promised.” Hebrews 10:36 Unprepared Christian climbers can easily slip into crevasses of past sin.  Avalanches engulf the spiritually unprepared with the cares of this world choking out spiritual goals.  Altitude sickness, better known to the ChristianContinue reading “Climbing Mount Zion (Pt VI)”

Climbing Mount Zion (Pt V)

Expert climbers take the time to prepare at base camp reviewing maps and considering the future weather conditions for the climb.  A Climber will typically take a path that a previous successful climber used.  Christian climbers use the Bible to find the successful path of others who have reached the heavenly city at the top. Continue reading “Climbing Mount Zion (Pt V)”

Climbing Mount Zion (Pt IV)

“But for thee, O Lord, do I wait; it is thou, O Lord my God, who wilt answer.” Psalm 38:15 RSV Base camp resounds with an air of anticipation.  At this spiritual base camp obedient Christians hear the Master’s instructions of repentance, which allows entrance into His Holy presence for provisions.  Here we receive ourContinue reading “Climbing Mount Zion (Pt IV)”

Climbing Mount Zion (Pt III)

“Waiting on the Lord” is the first step in a successful climb of Mount Zion Expedition teams fly to a base camp to climb high mountains without hiking and packing in equipment for days.  A wise climber will not exert all his energy crossing streams in the foothills.  A professional climber will focus all theirContinue reading “Climbing Mount Zion (Pt III)”

Climbing Mount Zion (Pt II)

“Who shall ascend the hill of the Lord? and who shall stand in his holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to what is false, and does not swear deceitfully. He will receive blessing from the Lord, and vindication from the God of hisContinue reading “Climbing Mount Zion (Pt II)”

Preparation to Climb the Mount (Part I)

It shall come to pass in the latter days that the mountain of the house of the Lord shall be established as the highest of the mountains, and shall be raised up above the hills; and peoples shall flow to it, and many nations shall come, and say: “Come, let us go up to theContinue reading “Preparation to Climb the Mount (Part I)”

Ascending Mount Zion

Ascend Mount Zion in the Spirit through prayer because it is an actual place.  Climbing the mount is the only way to comprehend the Kingdom of Heaven, while living in this world.  Even though we live in the world, we are not of the world, because our citizenship is in heaven.  The Lord is callingContinue reading “Ascending Mount Zion”