The Revelation of God I believe that God has graciously revealed himself in the created order. Furthermore, since human beings are created in the image of God, God has given them an inner sense of his existence. This general revelation is sufficient for God’s eternal power and divine nature to be known by human beings … Continue reading This I Believe: The Revelation of God
For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth, and the former things shall not be remembered or come into mind. (Isaiah 65:17) The Israelites were a people in-between the times. They had been given all the promises of God and a promised land in which to dwell (Rom. 9:4). But they were awaiting … Continue reading The Future Hope of Advent
A message on John 11:17-27 and Rev. 21:1-4 given to the Brookside Church Senior High Ministry in Omaha, Nebraska. Over the past two months, I have been surrounded by tragedy, yet curiously, I have not been directly affected. Some of these tragedies have happened to close friends, and others of them have happened all over … Continue reading Making All the Sad Things Untrue
Last month I gave a message to our high school ministry titled "Making All the Sad Things Untrue." Here is a Wordle of that talk for you visual learners.
Here's a look at some problems with Premillennialism by Sam Storms. Its' a very convincing argument in favor of Amillennialism (which is where I fall when it comes to eschatology).
Part 7 of a 7 part series. View series intro and index. Jesus sits with his disciples, Pharisees, and others who are gathered around. He tells yet another story that doesn’t make sense. Jesus might as well be talking to a brick wall. “When he has brought out all his own, he goes before them, and the … Continue reading The Diverse Multitude
When you read Revelation, what do you see? A lot of you see a wonderful opportunity to chart out the rapture and tribulation. A lot of you see ways to make countries and dictators into locusts and horses. A lot of you see fires and earthquakes and floods and global government. Remember what C.S. Lewis … Continue reading Rapture Charts, Repentance, Revelation, and Jesus
I'll be on my way to Denver at 5 am tomorrow. Thursday morning, I'll be on a 7:30 am flight to New York, followed by a 5 pm flight from New York to Johannesburg, South Africa. I should be in Pretoria by 7 pm local tim on Friday, July 4. Being in a foreign country … Continue reading I’m Leaving on a Jetplane