“Then the Kingdom of Heaven will be like ten bridesmaids who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. The five who were foolish didn’t take enough olive oil for their lamps, but the other five were wise enough to take along extra oil.” (MatthewContinue reading “What’s Your Addiction?”
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Colder or Bolder?
“Sin will be rampant everywhere, and the love of many will grow cold. But the one who endures to the end will be saved.” (Matthew 24:12-13 NLT) Are you ready for Jesus’ return? He’s coming soon! We must be about our Father’s business! What is that? Being bold in our witness to those without JesusContinue reading “Colder or Bolder?”
The Splendor of His Coming
“And in the future you will see the Son of Man seated in the place of power at God’s right hand and coming on the clouds of heaven.” (Matthew 26:64NLT) How often do you think about Jesus’ second coming? And when you do, how do you view it? Does it frighten you? Encourage you? HaveContinue reading “The Splendor of His Coming”
Blessings of a New Year
“For I am about to do something new. See, I have already begun! Do you not see it?” (Isaiah 43:19a NLT) These lines are from “The Gate of the Year,” a poem written in 1908 by Minnie Louise Haskins: “I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year‘Give me a lightContinue reading “Blessings of a New Year”
Are You Ready for the Bridegroom?
“Then the Kingdom of Heaven will be like ten bridesmaids who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom.” (Matthew 25:1 NLT) Like the other parables Jesus told, this is a fictional story designed to make one primary point, but from which other pertinent information can be gleaned. I will summarize the story thatContinue reading “Are You Ready for the Bridegroom?”