Piper: God never leaves his prophesies dangling uncertainly

John Piper, in “A Hunger for God” p 166: Israel had been taken into Babylonian exile. They had been there for decades. Now the time had come, in God’s reckoning, for their restoration. But how could this happen? They were a tiny, obscure ethnic minority in the massive Persian empire. The answer is that God rules empires. And when … More Piper: God never leaves his prophesies dangling uncertainly

The True Lamb of God

Matthew 27:11-14   Now Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” Jesus said, “You have said so.” 12 But when he was accused by the chief priests and elders, he gave no answer. 13 Then Pilate said to him, “Do you not hear how many things … More The True Lamb of God

Wrapping up all of the loose ends of the story…

Dr. Kim Riddlebarger helps introduce us to the reading of Revelation this month: …it is sad that so many Christians avoid Revelation because of its difficult and mysterious nature. It is even sadder, perhaps, that so many use this book as a springboard for speculation about the Bible’s relationship to current events. This is a … More Wrapping up all of the loose ends of the story…

Weird and wonderful visions of the majesty and mystery of God in Ezekiel

In the summer of 2007, I had an accident which required surgery to reattach the hamstring tendons.  Following surgery, I was confined in a brace, limited to lying flat on my back orleft side. One mysterious message came in a card: “Then lie on your left side, and place the punishment of the house of Israel … More Weird and wonderful visions of the majesty and mystery of God in Ezekiel

WOW!! Genesis to Revelation…God reveals His-story and Our Story

In Genesis 49, the prophecies that Jacob speaks over his sons, are significant in that they show very convincingly that the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation,  is indeed the word of God. Jacob, a mere man, or even Moses (who wrote the book of Genesis) could not have known so accurately the characters of the … More WOW!! Genesis to Revelation…God reveals His-story and Our Story