The Promise of Fanfare in the Heavens

Yesterday we concluded that, at the proper time, our Good Shepherd would come and lead us each safely home to Heaven. And He will! But there’s also coming a time when He will return to lead a whole bunch of us safely home to Heaven–all at once! Scripture talks of a time when: “The Lord himself will come down from heaven,  with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with... read more

The Promise of Discernment in the End Times

In Bible study this morning we watched a Beth Moore video <> on the seventh chapter of the book of Daniel. Fascinating, as always, Beth transported us into end-time events. We read of the beast who will have “eyes like the eyes of a man,” and we learned that, in his arrogance, he will rail against God and hurl blasphemies at His name. Tragically, the... read more

All Life Is Sacred! (by Julie Surface Johnson)

She examined the jewel in our crown–firstborn son of our firstborn daughter–with the trained eye of a pediatric nurse and declared, “Something’s wrong. I’d have him checked for Down syndrome.” I recoiled, like a cobra, in denial. Who was this person who dared upset our perfect world and perfect family with cruel conjecturing? Certainly it hadn’t escaped me... read more

The Promise of Deliverance from Evil

On Saturday, we discussed II Peter 1:2-4 and rejoiced in the Father’s great love for us. “He gives us everything we need for life and godliness and delivers us from evil.” Let’s mine this vein some more. When Jesus was teaching His disciples to pray, He asked the Father to “deliver us from the evil one.” Jesus asked the Father. Will God deny His Son anything?Will He... read more

The Provision of Great and Precious Promises

This is so neat! The apostle Peter, that great big fisherman with an equally-large heart and mouth, said this to fellow believers (That means us, you and me.): “Grace and peace be yours in abundance through  the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord. His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness  through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and... read more

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