God’s Field, God’s Flock

The Scriptures use a variety of images and symbols to speak forth truth and to bring understanding to the people of God. Indeed, the entire creation was designed to show forth parables. As we observe events and images in the natural, we are able to perceive things in the spiritual realms. Two of...

What Will the New Year Bring?

Joseph Herrin (12-30-08) This will be a year in which everything will change. The following passage sums up much of what we will see: Daniel 11:32-33 And by smooth words he will turn to godlessness those who act wickedly toward the covenant, but the people who know their God will display strength...

The Offering of Cain

Ever since the fall of man into a state of sin, there have been two different means by which man has attempted to find acceptance in the eyes of Yahweh. These two means are illustrated in the offerings brought to Yahweh by the brothers Cain and Abel. Genesis 4:3-5 It came about in the course of...

Christ is Not Far Off

The church today may confess that Christ is in them, but their prayers and actions and thoughts testify that they do not comprehend this mystery. Multitudes in the church see Christ crucified and buried, providing the forgiveness of sin through a blood sacrifice. Many more see Him sitting at the...

The Mystery of Christ – Part 1

Romans 16:25-26 Now to Him who is able to establish you according to my gospel and the preaching of Yahshua Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which has been kept secret for long ages past, but now is manifested, and by the Scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment...

More In the News

Joseph Herrin (12-26-08) A number have written to say that they have been missing the Parables Blog during the past week. I have been waiting before the Lord to discern His mind on a number of matters, and have not been led to write anything during the last week. I have spent a lot of time...

In The News

In The News

Joseph Herrin (12-19-08) The news yesterday featured a story that Rick Warren, pastor of Saddleback Church, and author of The Purpose Driven Life, has been chosen by Barack Obama to give the invocation at his inauguration. Rick Warren is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and such...

God’s Spirit is Being Poured Out

God’s Spirit is Being Poured Out

Joseph Herrin (12-10-08) Joel 2:28-29 It will come about after this that I will pour out My Spirit on all mankind; And your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions. Even on the male and female servants I will pour out My Spirit in those...

What Others Are Hearing

Joseph Herrin (12-09-08) I want to share with you some words that I have received from other fellow believers recently. There is a great commonality in these words, and perhaps what is shared will serve as a witness to the voice of the Spirit in your own life. The hour is late. The Spirit is...

When God’s Word Tarries

Joseph Herrin (12-08-08) Many of God’s people, and more than a few who read this blog, are in a season of waiting upon the word of God to be fulfilled in their lives. The promises of God have tarried far longer than anticipated. In many instances situations are becoming dire, and the promises of...

Judgment is at the Door

Judgment is at the Door

Joseph Herrin (12-02-08) When God begins to give signs of judgment, and begins speaking through dreams, visions and prophecies of the same, those who fear the Lord begin to anticipate dire things to come. One thing I have learned over the years (I am still learning this truth) is that God is much...

Yahweh, Yahweh – Look What You’ve Done For Me!

Joseph Herrin (12-04-08) Following are a couple of testimonies that speak of God’s faithfulness in providing a place to live. God at times will try His children that their faith might be perfected, and that we might also come to truly appreciate the things we have. How many Christians lay down...

While We Were Still Helpless…

Joseph Herrin (12-03-08) Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I have been blessed to receive testimonies from those who read this blog and can say with assurance that God is both faithful and loving. I would still encourage whose who have not taken the time to do so to take a little time out of...

Testifying to the Goodness of Yahweh

Joseph Herrin (11-30-08) I believe that each person who reads this blog could easily write a book filled with testimonies of God’s presence in their lives. I have heard many people share of God’s protection and divine intervention in their lives before they ever came to know Christ. How much more...

A Message in the Heavens

A Message in the Heavens

Joseph Herrin (12-01-08) A sign in the heavens will be observed tonight that bears much meaning for the hour we live in. Following is a description of this sign taken from Nasa’s website. Nov. 24, 2008: This story ends with the best sky show of the year--a spectacular three-way conjunction of...

The God Who is There!

Joseph Herrin (11-29-08) Psalms 46:1 God is our Refuge and Strength [mighty and impenetrable to temptation], a very present and well-proved help in trouble. [Amplified Bible] Two Testimonies of Healing - Yahweh Rophe As I read of your trials regarding your son, I was reminded of a similar...

More on Leaning on the Arm of Flesh

The Following article was sent to me by a sister in Christ. It serves as a wonderful second witness to the recent post on Leaning on the arm of the flesh.May you be blessed with peace and understanding in these days/The MOST IMPORTANT ISSUE of THIS HOUR -by David Wilkerson (June 2, 2008)....

Thanksgiving

Joseph Herrin (11-25-08) I have received a considerable amount of response to the recent post Leaning on the Arm of the Flesh. Some have blessed me by sharing testimonies detailing how the Father directed them to lean upon Him for a very serious and pressing need. Testimonies of Yahweh’s power and...

Leaning on the Arm of the Flesh

Joseph Herrin (11-23-08) II Chronicles 16:7-9 At that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah and said to him, "Because you have relied on the king of Aram and have not relied on Yahweh your God, therefore the army of the king of Aram has escaped out of your hand. Were not the Ethiopians...

Carbon Footprint

Carbon Footprint

Joseph Herrin (11-20-08) A sister in Christ wrote to me today and spoke of how the life the Spirit of Christ has directed me to live can be viewed as a positive thing according to the popular culture. Having no home, and few possessions, living quite often out of a small camper van as I travel,...

Internet Ministry

Internet Ministry

Joseph Herrin (11-19-08) I know some readers of the blog begin to wonder what is transpiring in my life when I don't post any new blogs for 4-5 days. I have been kept busy answering personal correspondence of late. I also continue to read things that people send to me. At times I think about...

Divorced From Truth – Part 7

Joseph Herrin (11-14-08) Yahshua - Carpenter, or Master Builder? In the previous post we examined some of the traditions of the church surrounding the birth of Christ. In this post I want to look at a further tradition of the church, and I invite you to test the things shared here. Examine them to...

Divorced From Truth – Part 6

Divorced From Truth – Part 6

Joseph Herrin (11-12-08) I do not doubt that some who read this particular post will be shocked to find that some of the most basic traditions concerning the Christ, the Son of God, that they have heard all of their lives are in fact false. Reshaping the image of Christ is not a new phenomenon. It...

Barack Hussein Obama – Antichrist?

Barack Hussein Obama – Antichrist?

Joseph Herrin (11-11-08) I John 2:18-20 Children, it is the last hour; and just as you heard that antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have appeared; from this we know that it is the last hour. They went out from us, but they were not really of us; for if they had been of us, they would...

Divorced From Truth – Part 5

Joseph Herrin (11-09-08) II Corinthians 11:3-4 But I am afraid that, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, your minds will be led astray from the simplicity and purity of devotion to Christ. For if one comes and preaches another Jesus whom we have not preached, or you receive a different...

Divorced From Truth – Part 4

Joseph Herrin (11-08-08) After sending out the first part of this teaching series, a sister in Christ wrote to me to ask me to provide further information on Bible translations. Some have wanted to know specifically what errors are present in various translations, and some have requested that I...

Divorced From Truth – Part 3

Joseph Herrin (11-07-08) II Corinthians 13:5 Test yourselves to see if you are in the faith; examine yourselves! Or do you not recognize this about yourselves, that Yahshua Christ is in you - unless indeed you fail the test? I would like to give you a test of spiritual discernment. Recently I...

Update

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I just wanted to give you a quick update. I had anticipated posting a 3rd part to the series Divorced From Truth today, but this morning Randy Simmons received a phone call to inform him that his father had died suddenly of a heart attack. His father was only...

Divorced From Truth – Part 2

Joseph Herrin (11-04-08) John 14:6 Yahshua said to him, "I am THE way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.” John 10:7-9 So Yahshua said to them again, "Truly, truly, I say to you, I am THE door of the sheep. All who came before Me are thieves and robbers, but...

Divorced From Truth – Part 1

Joseph Herrin (11-04-08) II Thessalonians 2:13 Now we request you, brethren, with regard to the coming of our Lord Yahshua Christ and our gathering together to Him..., let no one in any way deceive you, for it will not come unless the apostasy comes first... Apostasy: to divorce from truth The...

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