Even if your life has been littered with tragedy, you know that your Lord has carried you through difficult times from your early years to your graying years, and beyond, delivering you time and time again. Stay confident, knowing Christ Jesus will carry you from the pains, sufferings, heartaches, sorrows, and wounds of this world to the ease, comfort, contentment, peace, and joy of the next.
Old wineskins have assumed a definitive shape from the original wine that was poured into them. This definitive shape means the old wineskins are no longer pliable/flexible/adjustable. Thus, pouring new wine into old wineskins would stress those wineskins beyond their ability to yield. As a result, both the new wine and the old wineskins would be lost/destroyed/unusable!
In spite of the fact that God’s honored and celebrated First Fruits feast’s name has been renamed and its date has been redetermined, First Fruits is the ONLY day on which Christ Jesus arose from the grave! Thus, First Fruits Sunday remains biblically significant, regardless if Christ followers are calling it Easter Sunday or Resurrection Sunday, or if Jewish people are confirming that it ALWAYS falls on 16 Nisan!
Maranatha . . . . the Lord is coming! Now to those believers in Christ who live their lives in “light” of the knowledge that He can come at any moment, Maranatha reminds these believers that while they must remain prepared they also must keep their spiritual eyes on the eternal Holy Spirit’s supernatural activities—they must keep looking for the in the air and on a cloud Jesus Christ who will be coming for His true Bride!