In times like these, we are reminded of what is always true but often forgotten — we stand on the promises of God. One great promise is Romans 8:28: “And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.”
Have you transitioned from condemning to caring, from renouncing sinners to receiving them? These are important questions for all Christians to consider. It’s one of the radical changes that happened to Matthew once Jesus rocked his world with “Follow Me!” The story jets ahead from the small…
Every church has a culture, a vibe or personality. Some are sober, serious and worshipful. But no talking! A holy hush hangs over the congregation from the moment of arrival.
I’m sure you’ve noticed how the hype often exceeds the event, leaving us let down and disappointed. And the higher the expectations, the more bitter the disappointment.
Did you miss me? I dropped the ball two weeks ago and missed my deadline. My apologies dear readers. So with an every-other-week frequency, it’s been four weeks!
In the New Testament alone, there are about 320 mentions of the second coming of Jesus, involving every writer in the NT. Clearly, this is a major doctrine of our faith and the next big thing, despite what Apple claims about their next phone.
Do you ever think about the end of the world? I can tell you the writers of Scripture did. The Day of the Lord is a dominant theme running through the Bible. The second coming of Christ is mentioned hundreds of times in the New Testament, with far more prophecies of His return than His first…