Wednesday, April 26, 2017

12 The Call of a Prophet


Amos was told to go away and preach in Judah. He retorted that he was being faithful to God's call. God's will overrides everything.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

84 The King Damns Galilean Cities That Didn't Repent.


Did you know there are degrees of punishment in Hell?  The determining factor is the amount of understanding that a person had about God in Christ that he rejected.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

11 A Prophet Intercedes For the Nation


Why does God involve praying people to accomplish his will when he—knowing the ending from the beginning—already know what he is going to do?

Sunday, April 16, 2017

The King Rises From the Dead (Resurrection Sunday 2017)


Christianity demands a response; even unbelieving scholars believed that Jesus of Nazareth lived and died on a cross.  However, they do no believe he was raised physically and bodily from death.

If you acknowledge that Jesus, the God-Man, rose from the dead then you must deal with him.  There is no riding of the fence on this issue.  Do you believe?

Sunday, April 9, 2017

The King Enters Jerusalem (Palm Sunday 2017)


Palm Sunday is bittersweet.  The Galilean pilgrims thronging with him to Passover shout his kingship over Israel as their Messiah.  The Judean crowds were perplexed over the commotion.  The Judean civil and religious authorities were angered or worried over his claim to the throne.  Yet Jesus didn't come to conquer Jerusalem with forces; he came to conquer it with his sacrifice on the cross.  And of the 180,000 crowding Jerusalem at that time he was the only one to understand his role.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

10 Yahweh Warned but the People Didn't Believe Him



People don't believe God's warnings until it's too late.  Then they look at the smouldering heaps of their lives and blame God.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

83 People Reject Jesus' and John's Styles of Ministry



No matter what kind of ministry God gives you or style you display in presenting it sinners will reject it.  Only a remnant of the world will accept it.  The world's criticisms or critiques are only the symptoms of the root cause: sinners hate God's message.