I was first introduced to the cloud of God's presence when I learned how God led the Israelites through the desert by day with a formidable pillar of it. However, I hadn't encountered such a striking cloud similitude again before I read Second Chronicles 5:13-14, which more clearly states the cloud's role as a vessel,… Continue reading Reflections on Creation: Clouds
All throughout the Bible, God loves to connect with us by comparing Himself to or manifesting Himself as fire. Furthermore, the fire similitude can also apply to belivers--remember the Pentecost "tongues of fire"? Clearly the evidence is there for fire's momentous role in the Christian life; all we need to do is keep our eyes on the flames of God's presence.