Monthly Archives: May 2015

POINTS TO PONDER

In chapter 53 of his Guide for the Perplexed, Jewish wise man Moses Maimonides uses this illustration to show how we often ascribe to God different characteristics and attributes, when in fact He is one essence. For instance, says Maimonides, … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

She was born on March 18, 1789 in Clapham, England. Her grandfather was a pastor in Huddersfield. She was a bright young girl, inquisitive and self-motivated. Her interests led to her becoming a well-known portrait artist in the days when … Continue reading

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NUGGETS OF WISDOM

WHAT A DAY THAT WILL BE – The compilers of the Psalter continue collecting psalms that glorify God as the ruler of heaven and earth. They speak about a restoration of God’s power and presence in the midst of His … Continue reading

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NUGGETS OF WISDOM

THE WILL TO DO HIS WILL – After the new Tabernacle was erected in the wilderness, and all of the holy vessels were made as designed by the LORD, including the altars, oil lamps, Ark of the Covenant, and the … Continue reading

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NUGGETS OF WISDOM

O FOR A THOUSAND TONGUES TO SING – Many of the ideas expressed in this psalm can be found in the song Moses and Miriam wrote to honor God as Victor and Champion of Israel after crossing the Red Sea … Continue reading

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NUGGETS OF WISDOM

HEARING, IS NOT ALWAYS LISTENING – After leading the children of Israel through the wilderness for forty-years, Moses felt the need to write the Book of Deuteronomy so he could provide a synopsis of all the laws and commandments God … Continue reading

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NUGGETS OF WISDOM

LET THE WINDS KEEP BLOWING – There were many times and many reasons for Moses to become exasperated and fed up with how Pharaoh and the Egyptians were treating the children of Israel, to whom God had sent him to … Continue reading

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