When God speaks a name twice

By Elizabeth Prata Bible trivia: When a name is used twice in a row it is an expression of intimacy, communicating great emotion. Abraham! Abraham! Genesis 22:11. Jacob, Jacob. Genesis 46:2. Moses, Moses! Exodus 3:4. Samuel! Samuel!1 Samuel 3:10. Martha, Martha. Luke 10:41. Simon, Simon. Luke 22:31. Jerusalem, Jerusalem Matthew 23:37. Saul, Saul. Acts 9:4 …

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Where everybody Knows Your Name

By Elizabeth Prata In the 1980s, the Cheers television show dominated the comedic airwaves. It was hilarious and maintained its high-ratings almost throughout its historically long run, 11 years, from 1982 to 1993. Thus, its weekly entry into American living rooms meant that the theme song was destined to become entrenched into the psyche of …

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False teachers dishonor the mighty name of God

"The early church was married to poverty, prisons and persecutions. Today, the church is married to prosperity, personality, and popularity." Leonard Ravenhill. We are living in a plague now. It is a plague of false teachers. False teachers bring a different Gospel, or meld the true Gospel with a false one, and they try to …

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