The Hoofbeats of Babylon

“Therefore say to them, Thus declares the Lord of hosts: Return to me, says the Lord of hosts, and I will return to you, says the Lord of hosts.” (Zechariah 1:3) Is God Raising Up Babylon Once Again? God used Babylon to chasten ancient Israel for her rebellion and spiritual whoredom. Is God raising up […]

Social Media Has Destroyed Our Manners

I love social media. I love it because it gives me the opportunity to connect with people I might not have ever encountered and to reconnect with those I may have lost contact with. Social Media gives me the opportunity to meet, to share ideas, to learn from others, and from my perspective, it is […]

Eight Hundred Ninety Five

895 – that’s the number of murdered babies Planned Parenthood will dispose of every day this week – and every week of this year. I have a friend who often accuses me of “verbal vomit.” This is EXACTLY what this is. There is no attempt at elegance in what follows. I am sick.  I mean […]

Broken and Spilled Out

A thing which is broken; shattered, twisted, batteries dead, springs sprung — no longer wanted, useless. A person who is broken; shattered, twisted, scarred; broken trusts, broken dreams, hope gone, victimized and deeply, deeply bruised.  No one wants to be “broken”. And yet, if one carefully reads the Scriptures he will see that brokenness is […]

Jesus

No one took notice of the young man as he walked through the crowds and slowly up the steps to the outer courts of the Temple. It was the Feast of Passover and the city was fast making preparations. He was just another face in the crowd. The days when the sacrifices must be completed […]

One Purpose

  But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. Once you were not a people, but now you are God’s people; once you had not received mercy, […]

Markers

Regarding instructions given to Moses and the Hebrew people as they walked up out of the dry bed of the Red Sea in their flight from Egypt into the Wilderness of Sinai, or as they stood by the raging flood waters of the Jordan River, some of the clearest were regarding the generations to come. […]

Preaching In A Graveyard

Those who proclaim the gospel preach in a graveyard. Lazarus cannot obey Christ’s command until he is given new life, and this is something only God can do (John 11:1-44). When Lazarus is given new life, he immediately responds and exits the tomb. In the same way, the spiritually dead sinner cannot respond to the […]

It's Sunday

It’s Sunday  (Related post: It’s Friday) The Resurrection is not part of my theology; the Resurrection is a person.  “I am the Resurrection.” He is as much my Resurrection as He is my Savior, and my Lord, and my King!”  Leonard Ravenhill With wooden legs and with a heart of granite, Mary Magdalene slowly makes […]

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