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Dear Readers, My heavenly Father is walking me through experiences that for a season will keep me away from the Internet. As I write this, I do not know how long this season will be. The matter rests fully in my Father’s hands. Please do not send me e-mails during this season, for I will not have...

Saviors on Mount Zion – Reconciling the Creation – Part 2

Saviors on Mount Zion – Reconciling the Creation – Part 2

Joseph Herrin (11-14-09) More Meat - Get out your fork and a sharp knife Note: If you have not read part one of this writing, I encourage you to do so before continuing. Hebrews 7:25 [Yahshua] is able to save forever those who draw near to God through Him, since He always lives to make...

Saviors on Mount Zion – Reconciling the Creation

Saviors on Mount Zion – Reconciling the Creation

Joseph Herrin (11-10-09) Obadiah 21 Then saviors shall come to Mount Zion... and the kingdom shall be Yahweh’s. Romans 8:19 For the anxious longing of the creation waits eagerly for the revealing of the sons of God. Roast Lamb The word of revelation being shared here is meat for the mature. It...

As Sparks Fly Upward

As Sparks Fly Upward

Joseph Herrin (11-07-09) Job 5:7 For man is born for trouble, as sparks fly upward. My Campfire on Jekyll Island The Internet is filled with somber declarations of impending judgment on America and the nations. New watch dates are forecast almost daily, and many fall to the ground while the...

Despising the Shame

Joseph Herrin (11-1-09) Hebrews 12:2-3 Looking unto Yahshua, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider Him who endured such hostility from sinners...

Sinister Deeds

Sinister Deeds

Joseph Herrin (10-30-09) Sinister: Threatening or portending evil, harm, or trouble; ominous. [Source: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/sinister?db=dictionary] Sinister is originally a Latin term for left or to the left (and by extension, left-handedness)... It is often used to mean evil....

Help Lord, I Need Wisdom!

Joseph Herrin (10-28-09) Every step of the way as I have been writing this series The Marriage Covenant, I have been confessing to the Lord my inadequacy. I did not know where to begin. I still do not know how to end it. There are a myriad of questions that are unresolved in my mind. I have been...

Foundation Stone Seven – Glorious Union

Joseph Herrin (10-27-09) Note: This post continues the series on The Marriage Covenant. It is recommended to read these posts together and in order. They can all be located at the following links: https://heart4god.ws/wordpress/2009/09/marriage-covenant-introduction.html...

The Island Experience

The Island Experience

Joseph Herrin (10-23-09) Occasionally someone will write to me expressing concern that I do not have a home, but spend my days camping. I suppose that to many people, living in a tent, a van, or a small camper appears as a hardship, but I have found a great contentment and peace in following the...

Understanding Faith and Healing

Joseph Herrin (Updated 10-22-2009) A teaching on this topic was first posted in 2000 after I had observed a brother in Christ go through a horrendous experience that caused him to question his faith in Christ. This man had a sister whose husband was diagnosed with cancer and was not expected to...

The Wanderer

The Wanderer

Joseph Herrin (10-19-09) (Click on image for larger picture) I mentioned in yesterday’s post about an excursion I had on my bicycle down to the south end of Jekyll Island. At the St. Andrews Picnic Area there is a new display that relates the history of a ship known as The Wanderer, and its...

The Islands of the Sea

The Islands of the Sea

Joseph Herrin (10-18-09) Note: A search box has been added to the Parables Blog. It will search all posts on both the Parables Blog and the Heart4God website where my books and other teachings are posted. I also added a graphic that displays my e-mail address. I have not posted it as text to avoid...

Foundation Stone Six – Betrothal

Joseph Herrin (09-14-09) We now are come to look at the beautiful pattern and parable of betrothal. I hesitate to describe this as Hebrew betrothal, or a Jewish betrothal custom, for the pattern to be examined here is one that Yahweh Himself uses to describe the relation between His Son and the...

Foundation Stone Five – The Polluted Land

Foundation Stone Five – The Polluted Land

Note: This post continues the series on The Marriage Covenant. We observed previously that Yahweh uses parables to provide understanding to His people. We looked at the parable of the soul in its two halves, as it is manifested in the cutting of a blood covenant. We observed many truths as we...

Guarding Innocence

Guarding Innocence

Today's post is written by my daughter, Kristin Herrin. Kristin is 21 years old, and a continual source of joy as I observe in her a heart that seeks after God. Yahweh has given Kristin a sphere of influence with some of the teenage girls at her church. He has been leading her to share with them...

Do You Know What Time it Is?

Do You Know What Time it Is?

Joseph Herrin (10-08-09) Some weeks back I wrote a post in which I shared that my daughter has been caring for a horse named Midnight. I related this to a message I had read in a prophetic book during the same period of time that said we are now at the midnight hour. I would like to add a further...

The Hidden Cost of Free Sex

The Hidden Cost of Free Sex

Note: This post continues the teaching series on the marriage covenant. The first post in this series can be found here: https://heart4god.ws/wordpress/2009/09/marriage-covenant-introduction.html It is recommended that the teachings in this series be read together to encourage understanding. The...

Foundation Four – Life is in the Blood

Foundation Four – Life is in the Blood

Note: I had stated that I would be looking at the topic of betrothal next, but the Spirit has prevented me from going in this direction as surely as He prevented Paul from going into Asia. I have begun twice to write on betrothal, and in both instances I found no opening, no anointing of the...

Tent-Dwellers

Tent-Dwellers

Joseph Herrin (10–02-09) Note: Sukkot (The Feast of Tabernacles) begins tonight at sunset. Leviticus 23:34, 42-43 "Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, 'On the fifteenth of this seventh month is the Feast of Booths for seven days to Yahweh... You shall live in booths for seven days; all the...

Patience Urged

Joseph Herrin (09-29-09) The last two posts on the subject of Lawful Polygamy has led to some having failed in manifesting patience. Patience is a fruit of the Spirit, and it is never more needed than when a subject is being discussed that is difficult and the Biblical testimony is contrary to...

Plural Marriage

Joseph Herrin (09-28-09) Note: This post is part of a series on the marriage covenant. It is not intended to be taken as a standalone teaching, but received in the larger context in which it is presented. It is not intended to advocate the practice of polygamy, but rather to present a Biblically...

Foundation Three – Lawful Polygamy

Foundation Three – Lawful Polygamy

Joseph Herrin (09-27-09) Note: This post is part of a series on the marriage covenant. It is not intended to be taken as a standalone teaching, but received in the larger context in which it is presented. It is not intended to advocate the practice of polygamy, but rather to present a Biblically...

Foundation Two – The Body as a Temple

Foundation Two – The Body as a Temple

Joseph Herrin (09-24-09) Please note: Some of the following is necessarily sexually explicit, but it is with a very good purpose. Those who understand the correlation between a woman’s body and the Tabernacle of God, will be enabled to discern that both are to be viewed as holy in the eyes of man....

The Marriage Covenant – The First Foundation

The Marriage Covenant – The First Foundation

Joseph Herrin (09-23-09)First Foundation - Covenant As I set forth to present this teaching on the sanctity of the marriage covenant, I have chosen to approach the task by laying some foundations before addressing more specific issues. The first foundation to be laid is that of Covenant. Yahweh is...

The Marriage Covenant – Introduction

Joseph Herrin (09-21-09) Understanding God’s heart concerning sexual purity, the marital union, divorce and remarriage. Note: Yahweh has been ordering my steps to consider this subject. Through subjects that have been brought to my attention by the leading of the Spirit, and through correspondence...

Living Epistles – Part Ten

Living Epistles – Part Ten

Joseph Herrin (09-20-09) Hudson Taylor - Growth of a Work of God Hudson Taylor in 1893 (Click on picture for larger image) The quotations in this post on the life of Hudson Taylor, founder of the China Inland Mission, are taken from the second biographical book written by his son Dr. Howard...

Living Epistles – Part Nine

Living Epistles – Part Nine

Joseph Herrin (09-18-09) Hudson Taylor - At age 21 (Click on picture for larger image) Hudson Taylor was the founder of the China Inland Mission. He was born in England in 1832 and live to the age of 73, dying in 1905. There exists two biographical books of his life, written by his son Dr. Howard...

THE LOST MESSAGE of CONSECRATION

-by Lee Grady. From reading some old books I've discovered a missing spiritual dimension. The Lord is inviting us to reclaim it. A few months ago I went on a special diet. I put aside all newly published books and limited my reading to a small collection of Christian classics, mostly devotional...

Hell’s Pharmacy – Part Three

Hell’s Pharmacy – Part Three

Joseph Herrin (09-11-09) Click on Picture for Larger Image I want to call your attention to an absurdity of staggering dimensions. I want to draw your focus to a startling abnormality. There is something so out of skew, so overemphasized and prevalent in American society today (and in all other...

Perspective

Perspective

Joseph Herrin (09-10-09) Click on image to see larger view It is very easy to lose perspective in this life. When we focus upon earthbound matters that are ever clamoring for our attention, it is easy to forget how insignificant this entire world is in relation to Yahweh and His immense creation....

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