The Meaning & Importance of Melchizedek Through the centuries, Christians have wondered about the meaning and importance of Melchizedek. Perhaps the Holy Spirit created this spiritual disturbance because the topic of Melchizedek is surprisingly important for Christians living today! For simplicity, I have divided this presentation into three parts: Who was Melchizedek? What Does “The
Suppose an individual is promoted to the rank of captain in the army and his first assignment as a commanding officer is at a remote outpost located in eastern Afghanistan. He is responsible for thirty-two soldiers (four officers and twenty-eight enlisted men). As commander of the outpost, one of his first concerns is guard duty.
Two issues were presented in last months Wake Up Report! that require a short review. First, to appreciate the context of Jacobs actions, we need to remember that Jacob was about seventy years old when he deceived his father, Isaac. In other words, Jacobs deception was not a youthful indiscretion. Jacob covered himself with animal
Part I Isaac was forty years old when he married Rebekah. (Genesis 25:20) After twenty years of marriage, they still had no children because Rebekah was barren. Distressed and impatient, Isaac prayed and asked the Lord to open Rebekah's womb. The Lord answered Isaac's prayer and Rebekah became pregnant, but her pregnancy was troublesome. It