LITTLE BITES, by Christene Jackman: "Why 4?"

The other day I was reading 1 Kings 18:30-35 about the duel between Elijah & the pagan priest of Baal and Ashteroth on Mount Carmel. As I read, a fresh thought came to me. Here’s the passage: “Then Elijah said to all the people, ‘Come near to me.’ So all the people came near to him. And he repaired the altar of YHVH which had been torn down. Elijah took twelve stones according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of YHVH had come, saying, "Israel shall be your name." So with the stones he built an altar in the name of YHVH, and he made a trench around the altar, large enough to hold two measures of seed. Then he arranged the wood and cut the ox in pieces and l

Little Bites: 1st References of "kingdom", "king"

Introducing: "Little Bites." "LITTLE BITES" will be quick little insights that I've found in Scripture that I'd like to share with you. Did you know that the first time the Hebrew word for "kingdom" מַמְלָכָה mam·lä·kä' appears, it is about Nimrod, the evil king? Beresheet/Genesis 10:6-12 The sons of Ham were Cush and Mizraim and Put and Canaan. The sons of Cush were Seba and Havilah and Sabtah and Raamah and Sabteca; and the sons of Raamah were Sheba and Dedan. Now Cush became the father of Nimrod; he became a mighty one on the earth. He was a mighty hunter before YHVH; therefore it is said, "Like Nimrod a mighty hunter before YHVH." The beginning of his kingdom was Babel and Erech and Acca

Music Video of "Yom Eera Ani (When I Am Afraid)" Now Available!!

Shalom All, BIG NEWS: New Music Video! "Yom Eera Ani" (When I Am Afraid)" by Christene Jackman Sung in English and Biblical Hebrew. Words by King David, from Psalm 56 ~ Music by Christene Jackman. Music written in Poriya Kefar Avoda, Israel. Featuring the background vocals of Christina Oakes​ of B'not Tziyon. It's been a long time comin'. I wrote this song while living in Kefar Avoda Poriyah in the Galilee in 2012. Finally recorded it in May 2017. May you find peace and strength in these words penned by King David and inspired by the Ruach HaKodesh (Spirit of Holiness/Holy Spirit). BUY NOW: • Direct Link to preview the Music Video: