Tag Archives: hope

What about the hardening of the heart?


The question was posed to our small group, what about the hardening of the heart? The question is not the problem, and neither is the answer if you think about it; the problem is the heart of the man asking … Continue reading

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End times wars of the Bible. Part two.


What did I establish by the time I finished “The End Times Wars – Part One? That God didn’t bother to give us exact times and dates; he did, however, leave us with clues, logical clues. What do we have … Continue reading

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The Millennial Kingdom – How did all these people get here?


This is a heavily edited reblog from 2012. If you read my blogs, then you know that I grapple with much of what I write. Another way to put this is, I sit with guys who wrestle with understanding and … Continue reading

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Will the old and new Jerusalem exist at the same time? And, If so, where?


One of the questions that came up recently; an offshoot of Dake’s commentary on the Millennium, was, “Will the old and new Jerusalem exist at the same time? And, If so, where?” The short answer is No; the where is … Continue reading

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The Bema seat of Christ; what is it? – 2 Corinthians 5:10


For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ We hear this phrase constantly in religious circles. It is an aspect of our mean-spirited nature, and is often used to obtain compliance or to get us, the body, … Continue reading

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New Years day and this is what you preach, the institution of the Lord’s supper? Mark 14:22 – 42


Yeah, I know, burning your bridges gives you limited access back across the river, and that, unfortunately, is where some of the humans are, but I have done just that on several occasions. One of the problems this act creates … Continue reading

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Aren’t you just a bit curious about what John had to say? John 1:19-20


In a recent post, I talked about spending time in a psyche hospital and how they asked me how long my parents had been alcoholics. That generated some negative feedback, not from a reader, but from a relative. Sadly, I … Continue reading

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Why would John have to say that? John 1:18


The Apostle John had just finished saying, “John *testified about Him and cried out, saying, “This was He of whom I said, ‘He who comes after me has a higher rank than I, for He existed before me.’” For of … Continue reading

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Gifts from God, meant to benefit the body.


Tuesdays are the day our afternoon Bible study meets. I was to be taking it over, so to speak, about a month ago, but that did not happen. The man that had been leading and was supposed to take a … Continue reading

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Once again he’ll choose Israel. A short course in Isaiah. Chapter 14:1


This series of blogs is called, A Short Course in the Book of Isaiah, specifically because of these passages: Isaiah 14:12-14 NASB “How you have fallen from heaven, O star of the morning, son of the dawn! You have been … Continue reading

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