Hebrews 12:1-2 Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy … Continue reading Running the Race
“The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind, the answer is blowin’ in the wind.” So wrote Bob Dylan in 1962 (has it really been that long ago?). Music critics would write about that line using descriptives such as, “impenetrably ambiguous: either the answer is so obvious it is right in your face, or … Continue reading Have you ever seen the wind?
First of all, this musing may be fearful and/or meaningless to you unless you have settled your accounts with the Lord Jesus (Yeshua), that is, repented, confessed sins, been immersed into His name, and are living for Him now, and are preparing to spend eternity with Him. Yeshua/Jesus is our only option to get “back … Continue reading A Room or A Mansion?
Titus 3:1 (CJB) Remind people to submit to the government and its officials, to obey them, to be ready to do any honorable kind of work, 3:2 to slander no one, to avoid quarrelling, to be friendly, and to behave gently towards everyone. 3:3 For at one time, we too were foolish and disobedient, deceived … Continue reading Kindness
Mat 11:2 Now when John heard in prison about the works of the Messiah, he sent word through his disciples Mat 11:3 and said to Yeshua, “Are You the Coming One, or do we look for another?” Mat 11:4 Yeshua replied, “Go report to John what you hear and see….” Generally when we read this … Continue reading Did John the Baptist become John the Doubter?
Luke 10:38-42 – 38) Now as they were traveling along, He [Yeshua] entered a village; and a woman named Martha welcomed Him into her home. 39) She had a sister called Mary, who was seated at the Lord's feet, listening to His word. 40) But Martha was distracted with all her preparations; and she came … Continue reading Sitting at His Feet
I’m NOT just passin’ through. (I write this “musing” on the 25th day of the Hebraic month of Iyyar, Hebraic year of 5779 (on May 30th in 2019). This date is traditionally known as “Ascension Day,” when Yeshua returned to His Father, following a stay of 40 days after His resurrection, and sat down at … Continue reading This World IS My Home
My name is Marc Hiatt. I retired in Feb, 2018, after serving 17 years as Worship Director and Office Admin at Or HaOlam Messianic Congregation in Overland Park, KS, where I am known as Mordekhi. Having become interested more in Israel, the Jewish people, and the Old Testament during the 90’s, the Lord placed us … Continue reading About me
Many years ago I heard a sermon by James Ryle, who at the time was chaplain for the Colorado Buffaloes football team, when Bill McCartney was the coach. The theme of his message really spoke to me, and I made a hand-drawn diagram of his main thought on a sheet of paper, and still keep … Continue reading The Walls of a Believer’s Life
(Title from Matthew 25:21 YLT) The word “seat” has many definitions and usages. Among the many found in a thesaurus, here are a couple that we will look at in this “musing”: “a center of authority” “the legal right to sit as a member in a legislative or similar body” In the same manner, “stand” … Continue reading Well done, servant, good and faithful