Burning Incense Before God

Burning Incense Before God By John Morton www.childrenofthepromises.org  (Used by permission) Incense is a fragrant smoke obtained from burning resins.  It was burnt ceremonially on an altar before the mercy seat in the Tabernacle.  God said it was holy and should be burnt day and night for all of Israel’s generations.  Why was it holy?…

The Act of Anointing – From Ancient Times & Today

Act of Anointing In ancient times, the practice of anointing was commonly reserved for kings and priests. Today, believers are discovering oil’s divine purpose in their life, as a kingdom of priests. 1 Peter 2:5 tells us, Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual…

Anointing the Feet

  The Custom of Anointing the Feet In biblical times, it was customary for visitors traveling long distances over dusty roads to be welcomed warmly with a foot-washing followed by anointing with oil as an expression of Jewish hospitality.  This is mentioned in Genesis 18:4 and Genesis 24:32. In the New Testament, Yeshua made mention…

Who Is The Royal Priesthood

Who Is The Royal Priesthood The instructions God gave to Moses regarding the fragrances to use for the holy anointing oil are found in Exodus 30:22-31: Moreover the LORD spake unto Moses saying, Take thou also unto thee principal spices, of pure myrrh five hundred shekels, and of sweet cinnamon half so much, even two…

Aromatherapy: Essential Oils For Romance In Your Marriage

by Penny Barker Aromatherapy consists of using different aromas to affect a person’s mood or behavior. In the practice of aromatherapy, each essential oil is believed to possess unique specific properties that positively affect different areas of a person’s life. Some are used to soothe physical ailments, while others can increase concentration, stamina or energy,…