Cambridge Dictionary defines the word as “following or belonging to the customs or ways of behaving that have continued in a group of people or society for a long time without changing.”
The Christmas holiday is not far behind us and Jesus’ Name, which means “God with us,” still echoes in our minds.
The greatest Christmas gift of all came to us in a manger, underneath a star that announced His arrival. Rejoice! For the Kingdom of Heaven is come nigh unto you!
As we journey on towards our chosen celebration date for His birth, let’s remember that He came WITH a purpose and FOR a purpose. Glory to that might Name, Jesus!
It was Peter’s tithe of “nevertheless” that Jesus was waiting on. His willingness to stare fresh defeat in the face and “Now I’m doing it!”
I encourage you to read the entirety of the second chapter of Titus 1. Maybe twice. It is sound doctrine for us all.
Baruch atah Adonai, Eloheinu melech ha’olam
(Blessed are You, Lord our God, King of the universe)
The Voice of God is the way that God speaks to you, specifically.
Apparently, the doctrine was a big deal to those early disciples and Apostles!
The God that used words to speak the world into existence, along with everything in and around it (except humanity), is the same One that cursed the fig tree. (Mark 11:21)