Posts Tagged: Pharisees

Revelation 19:16 – King of Kings

The conclusion of history as we know it on this earth is rapidly approaching.  God has foretold this end for thousands of years, yet few understand or anticipate it.

Romans 4:16 – It Depends On Faith

Some years ago I was interacting with a younger man who had read the Bible a number of times but had never really absorbed it to make God’s Word part of his life.  Michael had been in and out of prison and was, alternately, either a help or a hindrance to his older, feeble mother. …

Acts 23:12 – Made A Plot

The Apostle Paul had his share of hostility directed at him.  Wherever he went preaching the Word of God and proclaiming Jesus Christ as Lord, there were inevitably some (or many!) who took offense at what he said.  Paul was the poster boy for what Jesus declared about Himself and the Gospel in Luke 12:51:…

Acts 15:20 – Abstinence Instructions

God long ago said that His intention was to redeem all of mankind to Him and that He would use the Jews to eventually do this.  When God began working through the evangelistic efforts of the apostles, it seems like it took them by surprise.  Apparently, they had forgotten what God had said in this…

John 12:43 – The Glory From Man

Salvation is simple. It requires nothing on our part other than belief. We don’t have to clean ourselves up in any way. Jesus says, “Come as you are.” We can be broken and destitute, or we can be at the top of our game; it doesn’t matter. As long as our hearts are gripped by…

1 Chronicles 12:32 – Understanding the Times

If the days are evil, shouldn’t we know that? When all in the world isn’t as it should be, doesn’t the church have an obligation to understand what’s happening? And in knowing these things, aren’t we who believe obligated to act?  Scripture says, “Yes, indeed!” In 1 Chronicles 12:32 here is what we’re told about…