The Rose of Rhoda

Before we get to Rhoda, here is a little back story. James, John Mark’s brother, has just been decapitated or put to death by the sword. Now Peter is awaiting his execution. The season is Passover. On the very night when Herod was about to bring him (Peter) forward, Peter was sleeping between two soldiers,…

Them Bones, Them Bones

A note to my readers: Obadiah’s Cave will be closing soon, and I will be moving many of these writings over to my Tekoa Manning site. The blog below was originally written in 2019 at Obadiah’s Cave. One of my favorite songs is by Jim Croce, “I got a Name.” When I was newly divorced,…

Prophets are Built

Photo by Quino Al on Unsplash If you were a God who wanted to wake people up, who would you send to do that job? John came as a voice. John was a High Priest and a prophet. Humble servants, teachers, and ministers of His Word are not just born equipped. They are thrown on…

A Nathan Calling–Anointing

What is a Nathan calling/ anointing, and what would it look like for today? Nathan had a specific, distinctive, prophetic anointing. The Nathan type anointing has the ability to expose leadership, pride, coldness, rebellion, and lead the body and those in leadership to repentance. It opens the eyes of the people who have lost their…

The Voice of Hosea

​I heard the men whispering in the market. Suddenly one of them with piercing eyes was standing before me. “What is your daughter’s name, he asked?” I glance down at her angelic face before answering him. Lo-Ruhammah, (low—Rue-hay-ma) I whisper. “So it is true?” He says, his eyes intently staring at me. I stood up…