One Like The Son Of Man Part 1

 Revelation 1.12-20. 12 Then I turned to see the voice that was speaking to me, and on turning I saw seven golden lampstands, 13 and in the midst of the lampstands one like the son of man, clothed with a long robe and with a golden sash around his chest. 14 The hairs of his head were white, like white wool, like snow. His eyes were like a flame of fire, 15 his feet were like burnished bronze, refined in a furnace, and his voice was like the roar of many waters. 16 In his right hand he held seven stars, from his mouth came a sharp two-edged sword, and his face was like the sun shining in full strength. Continue reading “One Like The Son Of Man Part 1”

13 Reasons Why 

Psalms 103.2 “Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits,”

There’s a new show on Netflix that’s real popular with young people. It’s called 13 Reasons Why. It’s about a young lady in high school who’s been bullied, and attacked, resulting in clinical depression. She decides to record the thirteen reasons for her depression on cassette tapes, which she ultimately leaves behind for friends and family to discover. The tragedy is, stuff like this happens all the time, not just in tv land, but in the real world too.  Continue reading “13 Reasons Why “

Coram Deo 

Numbers 6.24-26 “The Lord bless you and keep you, the LORD make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you, the LORD turn his face toward you and give you peace.”  

Recently, this question was posed to my men’s Bible study group, “what is your number one goal in life as a Christian ?”  Continue reading “Coram Deo “

Adoption 

Galatians 4.4-7. But when the set time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those under the law, that we might receive adoption to sonship. Because you are his sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, the Spirit who calls out, “Abba, Father.” So you are no longer a slave, but God’s child; and since you are his child, God has made you also an heir.

On the verge of indescribable pain, suffering, and heroics, what is known as the passion of The Christ. Jesus shared a very special moment with His Father. The prayer in the garden of Gethsemane.  Continue reading “Adoption “

The Crown 

Matthew 27.29 They twisted together a crown of thorns, put it on His head, and placed a reed in His right hand. And they knelt down before Him and mocked Him: “Hail, King of the Jews!”

A while back my father took our entire family to London England on vacation. It was one of the funnest times of my life. While we were there, we checked out The Tower Of London, where The Crown Jewels are on display. It’s definitely the type of thing you’ll never forget seeing. I didn’t know it was even possible for a diamond to be as big as The Star Of Africa. It was truly unbelievable.  Continue reading “The Crown “

The Great Sin

Isaiah 14.13-15  You said in your heart, ‘I will ascend to heaven; above the stars of God I will set my throne on high; I will sit on the mount of assembly in the far reaches of the north;I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will make myself like the Most High.’But you are brought down to Sheol, to the far reaches of the pit.

There’s one sin everybody is guilty of. It’s the most evil sin of all. It’s the essential vice. The main ingredient in a sinful nature. It leads to every other sin. It’s how the devil became the devil. It’s the utmost evil. Continue reading “The Great Sin”

Finding Refuge 

Psalm 63.1 O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water.

This life and this world are marred by sin. We’re constantly experiencing the effects of it. We see it in nature. We see it in people. We see it in ourselves. Often it feels like it’s everywhere.  Continue reading “Finding Refuge “