“Now I have for witnesses to what I have said, all those that have written Antiquities, both among the Greeks and barbarians; for even Manetho who wrote the Egyptian History, and Berosus who collected the Chaldean Monuments, and Mochus, and Hestiacus, and besides these, Hieronymus, the Egyptian, and those who composed the Phoenician history, agree to what I here say. Hesiod also, and Hecatacus, Hellanicus, and Acusilaus; and besides Ephorus and Nicolaus relate that the ancients lived a thousand years.”
– Josephus in Antiquities of the Jews 93 A.D.
Psalm 46:10 says, “Be still and know that I am God.” Do you truly know Him as GOD? Do you know in the depths of your soul that He is able to do “exceedingly abundantly more than we can ask or imagine?” (Eph. 3:20) Or when the rubber meets the road and your life starts falling apart, does He all of sudden seem distant and unable to manage your crises? God said, “LET there be light.” LET…. let it roll around in your mind. No chainsaws, heavy equipment, sweat or work crews. LET… its spectacular, simple, powerful and profound. The
“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” Genesis 1:1. GOD created. Such tremendous comfort. Far above the drama. Far above your problems, your stress, and your failures is God. Sovereign. Powerful. Deliberate. And although we discover in the Bible that God has an enemy and that there was not only war in heaven but that we are actively and the midst of a battle with unseen enemies, we get to see the end of the story. God wins. The Bible opens in the middle of a story. One that He is writing. Before the Flood, the Ice
Question for this month:
You are here…..why?