Stephen is remembered by Christians as a bold preacher of the gospel of Christ, and one of the earliest martyrs of the faith. His blistering message to the Jewish Sanhedrin, delivered on the last day of his life, sums up the history of Israel with an emphasis on her pattern of stubborn rejection of God. … Continue reading Seven Rejections of the Kingdom
Charles Spurgeon once commented, “Trials teach us what we are; they dig up the soil and let us see what we are made of.” The Prince of Preacher’s observation is spot on. Tough times fall on Christians, especially those who serve in the ministry. Be that as it may, when God withholds certain things from … Continue reading Answers to Adversity in Isaiah 30
If you are anything like me, you have always had a mental picture of angels floating around in the sky or suddenly emerging from a "spiritual realm" in order to rescue or provide aid in time of need. This image is not far from what we read about in Scripture, but neither is it exactly … Continue reading When God Sends His Angels, Where Do They Come From?
Child sacrifice to pagan deities is addressed throughout Bible history. Molech (also spelled Molek, Molekh, Moloch, Molok, Molock, Moloc, Melech, Milcom or Molcom), the sacred bull, was one of the most prominent gods of the Canaanite peoples of antiquity. However, there is much evidence of the worship of Molech outside of the land of Palestine. … Continue reading The Resurgence of Child Sacrifice in the Last Days
When one surveys the world, the abuse of power seems to take center stage in the struggles of humanity. Political dissention and police brutality have clearly illustrated the danger sin poses on people with power. The willful abuse of such power is prevalent throughout history. The pages of the Bible are replete with instances of … Continue reading God’s Thoughts on the Abuse of Power