No Room For You

At the dedication of Solomon’s temple we see an interesting act occur.  2 Chronicles 7:1-2 says, “When Solomon finished praying, a bolt of lightning out of heaven struck the Whole-Burnt-Offering and sacrifices and the Glory of GOD filled The Temple. 2 The Glory was so dense that the priests couldn’t get in — GOD so filled The Temple that there was no room for the priests! (The Message.)

The glory of God was so strong and thick in the temple that the priest couldn’t even get in.  This analogy has so many lessons on so many levels.  For brevity’s sake lets look at the top 2.  Read the rest of this entry

Mary Rose Early

      We have all heard the phrase “the early bird gets the worm”.  It was probably said to you as your mother tried to pry you from your bed to get you to school.  While getting up early does have its advantages, this adage has more application than getting up before the sun.
      John 20 tells the story of Mary of Magdalene, whom Jesus had cast 7 demons out of, going to the tomb of Jesus.  The Bible specifically states, “The first day of the week cometh Mary Magdalene early, when it was yet dark, unto the  sepulchre  and seeth the stone taken away from the sepulchre” (John 20:1).  Read the rest of this entry