The LORD’S Goodness, Mercy and Love

What do you think of when a roaring, howling, powerful storm comes; with flashes, and bolts of lightning, and sounds of crashing, rolling thunder?  It is a fearful thing when we see these things.  Many people have just recently survived such storms, suffering great loss, and we pray for you, and offer condolences to those … Continue reading The LORD’S Goodness, Mercy and Love

Beasty Kingdoms

God reveals the kingdoms of men as beasts of the earth.  Beasts like a “Lion with eagle’s wings” (7:4),  “a bear… with ribs in its mouth” (7:5), “a leopard, which had four wings on its back…” (7:6); then, a fourth beast “dreadful and terrible”.  These beasts represent human governments which the LORD was showing Daniel … Continue reading Beasty Kingdoms

Why Do the Wicked Prosper?

The title is a question many people down through human history have asked.  Yes, I have as well.  This was a question Jeremiah the prophet was asking in the text you will read in a moment.  Many of the Old Testament prophets asked the question.  Habakkuk asked it in his prophecy chapter 1; and Malachi … Continue reading Why Do the Wicked Prosper?

Jesus Could Not Save Himself?

"Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour. And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? That is to say, My God, my God, why hast Thou forsaken me?" Matthew 27:45-46 (KJV) On this day called "Good Friday" we … Continue reading Jesus Could Not Save Himself?