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The Test for Adultery – Numbers 5:11-31

Whenever you read anything in the Bible about sexual sin, don’t make the mistake of thinking that God is only talking about sex. Sexuality is a major theme in Scripture and it is about so much more than just the physical differences between the sexes and the physical relationships that men and women enter into.

Our sexuality was created by God for the purpose of displaying deep spiritual truths about our relationship as created beings with him as our Creator. So anytime we come across any part of scripture that references our sexuality we should look for those deep truths: what does this passage reveal about me? What does it reveal about God? And what does it reveal about my relationship with God? Continue reading

The Ministry of the Isaiah Watchman

Yesterday, I talked about the difference between the Ezekiel watchman who has a ministry of proclamation, and the Isaiah watchman who has a ministry of prayer. The Ezekiel watchman is probably the better known of the two, but consider what Isaiah 62:6-7 tells us about the important ministry of the Isaiah watchman. In this post, I’ll point out three important aspects of the Isaiah watchman’s ministry: Continue reading

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Isaiah and Ezekiel Watchmen

Currently my family is ministering among an unreached people group in the 10/40 Window. At the present time, because we have just moved here, our ministry is pretty basic: Getting the language down so that we can communicate the good news of Jesus!

But before we moved here, someone introduced me to the concept of the Isaiah Watchman. This is a ministry that anyone can have to an unreached people group… whether you are living in the country or not… whether you know the language or not. So before we left our home country, we started several Watchmen prayer groups where anywhere from 2 to 20 people come together monthly to pray for the advance of the gospel. These intercessors are our “Isaiah watchmen.” Let me explain… Continue reading

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