So why did Jesus speak in parables, and what is a parable anyway? The word parable consists of two words in the Greek, para, alongside of, and bola, to throw. A parable literally means to bring alongside of something that is thrown down. It can be said that alongside an earthly story, Jesus threw down…… Continue reading Why Did Jesus Speak in Parables?
“Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.” –John 7:24 On Friday, March 16, 2018, two movies were introduced nationwide. One was a wholesome faith based move, I Can Only Imagine, telling the story of a son learning to forgive an abusive father. From the pain and suffering of his childhood, Bart Millard…… Continue reading A Tale of Two Movies
“And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment.” (Heb. 9:27) Legendary theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author, Stephen Hawking is dead. He stepped from time into eternity at his home in Cambridge, England, Wednesday, March 14, at the age of 76, “We are deeply saddened that our beloved father…… Continue reading Stephen Hawking Has Finally Talked to God
In the opening verse of the Revelation, John was told he was to see things which must shortly come to pass. John was writing to seven churches of that desperately needed a message from the Lord. The apostle begins to address the church in Revelation 1:1 and in 1:11 and concludes his address to the…… Continue reading Promises to Keep
The Story of Paul’s Conversion AN EXPOSITION OF ACTS 22:1-10 The setting for the words of Paul in this chapter is Jerusalem. Paul arrived in the Holy City only to discover that his reputation had preceded him. The Church had heard of his conversion and ministry. Paul was able to declare “particularly what things God…… Continue reading A Day to Remember