Today is the 9th of Av on the Hebrew Calendar, also known as Tisha b'Av. Today is a day of mourning and fasting in Israel because it's a day that commemorates a list of catastrophes for the Jewish people. On this day in HIS STORY, the 10 spies returned with their "bad report". In approximately … Continue reading The 9th of Av
In these last days, we are living in a world where civility and decency have been discarded like yesterday's trash. When movies that glorify the hunting down and killing of political opponents for sport are being produced and celebrated, well, I can only say I would never have imagined our world could degrade so far. … Continue reading The pearl of Greatest price
This has been a very sobering weekend for those of us living in the United States. First, the random shooting at the garlic festival in California a few days ago, killing 3 people (including 2 children), and wounding 11 others! And this weekend, two mass shootings in two days is shocking and beyond comprehension. In … Continue reading Evil exists in the world
You may have heard Christians using the phrase "I'm a born again Christian", and you may be wondering what in the world does that mean? You aren't alone. A Jewish Pharisee named Nicodemus visited Jesus secretly, at night, to ask Him this very question. You see, Nicodemus had to visit Jesus in secret because the … Continue reading What does it mean to be “born again”?
Most of us have have a fairly good understanding of the Metaphor that Jesus used when He described Himself as "The Good Shepherd". A shepherd is one who leads, feeds, and cares for a flock of sheep. Jesus saw the masses of people wandering in confusion and felt sympathy for them because they were like … Continue reading Jesus IS the Good Shepherd
In this blog we have looked at the 7 Churches of Revelation, now let's begin to look at the 7 Seals of Revelation. In the book of Revelation there are 7 Churches, 7 Seals, 7 Trumpets, and 7 Bowls. The number 7 represents God's perfect order, completeness or Divine perfection. We see the number 7 … Continue reading Who is worthy to break the seals?
The Greek name for the book of Revelation, A·po·kaʹly·psis (apocalypse), means “Uncovering” or “Disclosure.” This name indicates the meaning of Revelation—it uncovers matters that had been hidden and discloses events that would happen long after it was written. The apostle John penned the Revelation at the age of 92 while exiled as a prisoner of Rome on … Continue reading The seven Churches of Revelation