July 21, 2011, "How, Who and Wow!"
Triumphant Victorious Reminders Inspired by the Holy Spirit Written by: Teresa Criswell Numbers 23:19-20 O to be reminded of God's great love for and over us. Are you bewildered, awestruck and shaking your head in awe that "while we were yet sinners, Christ still died for us" (Romans 5:6-11)? This truth for me is incredibly moving. To ponder this amazing, eternal, extravagent love shakes me to the core of my every aching part of being human. "Really God? You love us that much? But how?" Here is the answer I received, "The 'How' reveals the 'Who' which leads to the 'Wow'!" As I sit here amazed, I am reminded of the prophet Balaam who was bid to come by King Balak, the king of Moab, to prophesy a curse against God's people. It is quite interesting that even through this dishonorable prophet, he spoke forth truth as he knew he would only be able to speak what the Lord would have him say. King Balak attempted to desperat