Posts Tagged: Suffering

Deepest Darkness to Blinding Brilliance

It’s easy for us to forget the astounding grace of God.  We who live in America and are part of western civilization have been so blessed and – frankly – have lives that are generally free from true hardship, that we take for granted all that God has given us.

Rapture Readings 11 – The Taboo Answer

In order to have an answer, we must first have a question.  What sort of question could we ask within the context of Christianity that might have an answer that must be deemed taboo? The question is actually a two-parter:

Part 1 – Is there eternal security?
Part 2 – Will all who are saved be Raptured?

Revelation 3:11 – Hold Fast

The churches of Revelation have always intrigued me. Let’s take a brief tour of these churches to see how the Lord might view them in this final period before He returns.

2 Corinthians 1:9 – The Sentence of Death

If you look around and think the world has gone nuts, you’re probably right.  As we near the end of history as we know it, with the soon-coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, the veil of deception has overshadowed the vision of most of secular society.  The very thing that Jesus warned about is occurring. …

1 Corinthians 16:9 – And There Are Many Adversaries

The preaching of the Gospel always brings opposition, even strife.  What is Good News to some is anathema to many.  For all those who are broken and in great need of the Word of God, there are also those who want nothing to do with the ways of the Lord.  Paul in 1 Corinthians 16:9…