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)”

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)”

The Christian Test

We all know people who say they are a Christian, but something just isn’t right. We know Christians who adamantly proclaim someone who is famous as a Christian, but how do we know? We are not judges. We don’t know if someone prayed to accept Jesus Christ or wanted to get baptized but were delayedContinue reading “The Christian Test”

Justice Will Be Served

As a child of God do not be concerned with fairness because only God knows the motives of each saint to reward as He sees fit.  There is no injustice in the Kingdom of Heaven.  A sanctified Christian will rejoice in other people’s victories and spiritual rewards.  This world is full of injustice and youContinue reading “Justice Will Be Served”

Major Hindrances to Our Relationship with the Father

Just wanted to say hi! Thanks for reading my blog. I have recently retired and now writing my second book “Becoming a Son in Christ”. So far all my posts have been excerpts from a new book I am currently writing. My last book is the “Kingdom is at Hand: An Exploration of Mt. Zion”.Continue reading “Major Hindrances to Our Relationship with the Father”

Fulfilling God’s Plan to Love One Another

This is a challenging scripture for those living in the flesh because we find it hard to lay our lives down for fellow Christians. Think of all the Christians you know and in your own strength can you give up your will and focus on their lives?