The message of the end times did not begin with Jesus Christ. God has been declaring His intentions for His creation right from the beginning. In the First Testament, we have a brilliant preview of coming attractions, frequently in vivid detail. But then there is Jesus. How does He fit into all of this? By … Continue reading Then There is Jesus
Preview of Coming Attractions
The various reactions you get when you announce that you are going to talk about the end times is nothing short of interesting. It can be anything from absolute terror to passive indifference. I'm not sure which one is worse. We get these varied reactions for a couple of reasons. For one, a lot of … Continue reading Preview of Coming Attractions
Under God’s Wings
In forty some years of preaching and teaching ministry, I don't believe I have ever preached a message directly from the book of Ruth. I think Ruth is kind of a mystery to some people. While it is a beautiful feel-good Hallmark story, there doesn't seem to be any real reason for it to be … Continue reading Under God’s Wings
A Side Issue?
(Look ! I am coming soon!Blessed is the one who keeps the words of the prophecy expressed in this book.) Revelation 22:7 NET For the most part, the study of the end times has been thought to be the province of weirdos, specialists, or conspiracy theorists. We may need to rethink that... It Might Surprise … Continue reading A Side Issue?
We Need to Change Our Clothes
One of the greatest indictments against the Church of Jesus Christ is that there is little, if any, difference between them and the people of the world. This indictment is not without merit. It doesn't matter what we believe if that belief doesn't affect the way we respond to life. That's why we need to … Continue reading We Need to Change Our Clothes