True Israel

The children of Israel in the days of Isaiah, the prophet, were in a unique situation never to be equaled again once Jesus Christ, their (our) Messiah, came to earth, died on a cross for the sins of the world, rose again, ascended back to heaven, and sent his Holy Spirit to indwell his followers. … Continue reading True Israel

The Restless

“But Christ is faithful over God's house as a son. And we are his house, if indeed we hold fast our confidence and our boasting in our hope. “Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says, “’Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion, on the day of testing in … Continue reading The Restless

God’s Plans for Us

Within the church today, at least here in America, we have people who are preaching “feel good” messages to the people, telling them that they can “believe” in Jesus, that nothing is required of them, and that heaven is guaranteed them when they die, and that nothing bad will happen to them, and even that … Continue reading God’s Plans for Us

ONLY GOD AND LORD

Isaiah 46:1-2 ESV Bel bows down; Nebo stoops; Their idols are on beasts and livestock; These things you carry are borne As burdens on weary beasts. They stoop; they bow down together; They cannot save the burden, But themselves go into captivity. God – Father, Son and Holy Spirit – is the one and only … Continue reading ONLY GOD AND LORD

We Have to Say “Yes!”

Isaiah 48:1-2 ESV Hear this, O house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel, and who came from the waters of Judah, who swear by the name of the Lord and confess the God of Israel, but not in truth or right. For they call themselves after the holy city, and stay … Continue reading We Have to Say “Yes!”

The Church Revived

Jeremiah 33:1-3 ESV The word of the Lord came to Jeremiah a second time, while he was still shut up in the court of the guard: “Thus says the Lord who made the earth, the Lord who formed it to establish it—the Lord is his name: Call to me and I will answer you, and … Continue reading The Church Revived

Reality

Introduction I am reading in Zephaniah, chapter three, for my time with the Lord today. This is speaking of Jerusalem, which today is the church, the bride of Christ. Yet, the true church is the people who have trusted in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior of their lives. It is not a building, not … Continue reading Reality