Mark 13-14: The near future.

May 2, 2015. Daily Reading: Mark 13-14. Background: Mark 11-12. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 13 Talks about the future:¬†The entire chapter of Mark 13 is essentially devoted to prophecy¬†of the future made by Jesus to His disciples (see Matthew 24 for a good parallel to this chapter). He begins with the foretelling of the destruction…

Isaiah 51-55: The gospel according to Isaiah.

March 13, 2015. Daily Reading: Isaiah 51-55. Background: Isaiah 45-50. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 51 Zion’s coming comfort: In chapter 51, the oracle calls to the righteous of the land, to the people of God, to proclaim the coming comfort that would come from the Lord. This call goes out to a people who might…

The church of Christ, Part 5: Our Future.

November 26, 2014. As we finish our five part study on the church of Christ, I hope these devotionals have been helpful to you, whether you are inside our fellowship or not. Usually it is best to go to the source when looking for information about a certain group and it is certainly always good…

God and time, part one.

June 29, 2014. Today I want to talk about a concept that might be a little hard to grasp. I am going to try to explain time in relation to God. I don’t claim to be an expert here, but I do think I might be able to shed some light on the subject. I…

Messianic prophecy.

February 27, 2014. Tonight during small group we are going to be discussing Messianic prophecy and its use as a apologetic tool for the Christian faith. What is interesting to me is why we don’t use this tool more often. It is clear from the New Testament scriptures (particularly the book of Acts) that this…