The Throne Room of God (Revelation 4)… what an awesome place that must be! Sometimes when I pray, I imagine that I am being escorted in by Jesus to present my requests to the Father. As I approach, I hear the chorus of praise coming from inside. The door opens and I see the room … Continue reading Access Granted
The events foretold in the book of Revelation are amazing. To think that when the Apostle John wrote this letter 2,000 years ago, much of what he described was not even fathomable to the readers of that day. But as the end of human history on this earth draws closer, the events that will wrap … Continue reading Revelation Wrap-Up … A Happy Ending!
The book of Revelation begins with a series of letters from Jesus to seven churches that lined the main Roman road. The believers in these churches were suffering persecution for their faith and each one faced their own challenges. When we read these letters, we see glimpses of our churches today as well as struggles … Continue reading It is the love of Jesus that beckons the lost
When the prophet Isaiah came on the scene with a message from God, the Israelites had really blown it. They had rebelled against God despite all that He had done for them. No matter how much trouble they had gotten themselves into because of their rebellion, they stubbornly continued in it. (Read Isaiah 1:1-20) They … Continue reading The only payment God will accept
It is becoming more and more apparent that Christians are in a fierce battle against the tide of moral decay. And although it may feel like we are fighting against other people, the Bible makes it clear that our fight is not against flesh & blood. We are fighting against mighty powers in this dark … Continue reading Ready for Battle
I love the Lord because he hears my voice and my prayer for mercy. Because he bends down to listen, I will pray as long as I have breath! - Psalm 116:1-2 It only takes a moment to look back on my life and be able to see that God has proven to be faithful! … Continue reading Remember – God is Faithful
A few weeks ago I wrote about how the death of the Reverend Billy Graham had impacted me. How the thought of his glorious homecoming after a life of faithfully sharing the gospel was a reminder that we all need to be following his lead. Today I read that the famous scientist and self-proclaimed atheist … Continue reading Don’t die in your unbelief – TODAY is the day of Salvation!
God is timeless. He has always existed. He has no beginning. He has no end. This is a difficult concept to understand in a world where everything we know has a beginning and an end. But it seems clear to me that in order for any living thing to exist, there had to be a … Continue reading Choose Jesus
For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. - 2 Corinthians 5:21 I have always had a really hard time watching shows or movies where someone is getting blamed for something they didn't do. They are usually someone in … Continue reading But he is innocent!
Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed... Without weakening in his faith... he did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God, being fully persuaded that God had power to do what he had promised. (Romans 4:18-21) This is the kind of faith … Continue reading Against All Hope … Faith!