“Uncivil” Part 2

What does the Bible have to say about civility? According to Wikipedia, the phrase “silence is golden” most likely comes from a proverb extolling the value of silence over speech, “Speech is silver, silence is golden”. There comes a time when we must break silence. Being silent may not be the best solution when our democracy is failing. Our nation…

God Is . . .

“We have come to know and have believed the love which God has for us. God is love, and the one who remains in love remains in God, and God remains in him” (1 John 4:16). God is absolutely purposeful. He says in Isaiah 46:9-10, …I am God, and there is no one like Me, declaring the end from the beginning and from…

They Always Go Astray in Their Hearts

“All of us, like sheep, have gone astray, Each of us has turned to his own way; But the Lord has caused the wrongdoing of us all To fall on Him” (Is. 53:6). Time after time the people of Israel would stray away from God’s righteous standards into error, confusion, undesirable actions or thoughts contrary to the will and ways of God. They were…

Signs of the Times and the End of the Age

“And what will be the sign of Your coming, and of the end of the age?” Matthew 24:3 Isaiah 46:9-10 establishes a broad understanding of God and His eternal purpose. He declares and sees His desire fulfilled before it is manifested before human eyes. His purpose is eternal in nature. He declared His promises “from the beginning,” and “from ancient times things…

Look and See!

“Look at the nations and watch— and be utterly amazed. For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told.” (Hab.1:5) We are living in a time much like the Old Testament prophet Habakkuk. Habakkuk was a Hebrew prophet of seventh century b.c. Judah who prophesied an imminent Chaldean invasion.…

God’s Way Is Perfect

“As for God, his way is perfect: The Lord’s word is flawless; he shields all who take refuge in him.” –Psalm 18:32 Have you ever been waiting for something, yet it’s delayed.  I don’t think there is anyone that really enjoys waiting for something. Think about it for a minute, do you like to wait?  If you’re like me, I don’t like waiting at…

Reclaiming The Power of the Gospel Message

”For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.” —Romans 1:16 When the apostles and prophets spoke they gave voice to God’s Word. The message coming from the throne room mattered. The only thing that was important about them…

CHRISTIANITY IS NOT JUST A RELIGION, IT’S A LIFESTYLE

“Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith” (Habakkuk 2:4). Hebrews 11:1 says, “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” This verse is quoted in several places in the New Testament: Romans 1:17 – “For therein is the righteousness of God revealed…

Prophetic Perspective: Hebraic Year 5782 – Part 3

“The lion has roared; who is not afraid? The Eternal Lord has been heard; His prophets can’t help but prophesy.” —The Voice (VOICE) Let’s close this out by looking at the Hebrew letter for 80. “Pey” is the seventeenth letter of the Aleph-Bet and has a gematria 80. It’s a picture symbol of a mouth. It rhymes with “pay”. It means “mouth”…