Daniel 7-12: Visions and revelations.

September 12, 2015. Daily Reading: Daniel 7-12. Background: Daniel 1-6. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 7 The vision of the four beasts, the Ancient of Days and the Son of Man: The first six chapters of Daniel are very different in form and content from the last six chapters. The first six deal with history and…

Daniel 1-6: A message of deliverance.

September 4, 2015. Daily Reading: Daniel 1-6. Background: The book of Daniel is set in the time period just after the fall of Jerusalem to Babylon and continues on through the Medo-persian era. It makes mention of Kings Nebuchadnezzar and Belshazzar of Babylon and Kings Darius and Cyrus of the Median/Persian reign. The book is divided into two different…

How should we react to persecution?

October 15, 2014. There has been a recent conflict in Houston between evangelists and the city that is beginning to go viral amongst Christians who are outraged at the implications that it draws. If you have not heard about it yet, the conflict has arisen over a subpoena that was issued to about 400 pastors demanding that…

The hand writing on the wall.

February 5, 2014. Since we talked about stories yesterday, I thought it profitable to tell a biblical story today, without reading it straight from the bible (though I strongly encourage that). Sometimes when we read, I think we read the word of God too dry. So I am going to tell you a story that…