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The Coup and the King

In this blog, we will meet a king who must flee his palace because his own son has planned a coup to overthrow his kingdom. David’s son Absalom has been quite successful in winning over the people with his charm. David and his men are not prepared with food and supplies to withstand such a battle. The King will have to go underground, and then … Continue reading The Coup and the King

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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, I would sing this song and think of my maiden … Continue reading Them Bones, Them Bones

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Bewitching and Identity, Part 2

In part one, we looked at bewitching in the Body. I also discussed travel at the airport. I want to continue this theme as we look at other ways of being bewitched. Let’s start with popular airlines and see if we can explore more ways to fly the friendly skies.  Delta Air Lines—Delta means Born 4th—Comes from the Mississippi Delta region. Mississippi means “Father of … Continue reading Bewitching and Identity, Part 2

Have We Been Bedazzled or Bewitched? Part I

During the 1960s and ’70s, a show aired titled Bewitched. The show was about a married couple. Darrin is a mortal human; his wife, Samantha, is a witch with powers. She does not divulge to him about her witchcraft until their honeymoon night. At this point, she has already enticed him. Today witchcraft has become a booming business. But what about the Body of Messiah? … Continue reading Have We Been Bedazzled or Bewitched? Part I

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Words: A Death Sentence?

There are many ways to say something and a season to speak and not to speak. Even the prophet Isaiah, who spoke for HaShem, cried out– I have unclean lips! Woe is me! Some of the righteous were stoned and beheaded due to their words, but they spoke them anyway. At the end of this blog, I will highlight Jeremiah and ask you, my readers, … Continue reading Words: A Death Sentence?

Prophetic Word for Elul–(Is it Evening?)

For shorter podcast/Video click the link below.   While studying and meditating during the month of Elul, I heard in my spirit that evening was here—that darkness comes before light. Now, this is something most know if they have ever read Genesis/ Bereshit Chapter one. “The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God … Continue reading Prophetic Word for Elul–(Is it Evening?)

Should we Fast in the 5th Month? Fasting: How, when, and why?

  At the end of this blog, you will find a list of around 20 different fast mentioned in the Bible and the purpose and outcome of these. We learn what not to do while fasting from Yeshua: “When you fast, do not look somber as the hypocrites do… But when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face, so that it … Continue reading Should we Fast in the 5th Month? Fasting: How, when, and why?

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 first love to return to the Father. Nathan was the … Continue reading A Nathan Calling–Anointing