Daily Archives: October 28, 2020

BIBLE CUSTOMS & CURIOSITIES (GOD’S NAKED BOW)

The prophet Habakkuk was assured by the Lord that He would deal with the Babylonians after He had used them as an agent of punishment against His own people. He would make His bow “naked,” or take it out of its protective case, in order to use it against the Babylonians.

Baring the bow was a symbol of getting ready for war, just like uncovering the shield (read Isa 22:6)

HABAKKUK 3:9 – Thy [God’s] bow was made quite naked.

DEFINITION OF THE DAY (CHURCH “THE CHURCH AS PEOPLE OF GOD”)

CHRUCH – In the NT, the Greek word ekklesia refers to any assembly, local bodies of believers, or the universal body of all believers.

The Church as People of God – Redemptive history demonstrates that God’s purpose are not limited to redemption of individuals. Instead, God’s intent was to form a people (Gen 12:1-3).

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SCRIPTURE OF THE DAY (LUKE 17:21 “THE COMING OF THE KINGDOM”)

21. Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you.

NOTE: This verse is from the King James Holy Bible.

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