AN EXPOSITION OF 2 Timothy 3:1-5 1 This know also, that in the last days perilous [dangerous] times shall come. The expression “the last days” refers to the age ushered in by the appearance of Christ on earth during the years of His incarnation. “And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought … Continue reading A Portrait of Perilous Times
MANY CHRISTIANS have only taken Communion (also known as Eucharist, and the Lord’s Supper) in church. However, the rite has actually been observed in many other settings. Believers have observed it secretly in anti-Christian prisons. Soldiers have taken it on the battlefield. Chaplains offer it to residents in nursing homes and to the dying in … Continue reading Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Enjoyed Communion with God while in Space
“And as Jesus passed forth from thence, he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he saith unto him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed him.” –Matthew 9:9 The receipt of custom refers to the tax office. Sitting at his place of work was a man named Matthew, whom … Continue reading Matthew: The Man Who Rose Up to Follow Jesus
An Exposition of 2 Timothy 3:1-7 Human Author: Paul Divine Author: God the Holy Spirit Date Written: c. AD 67 Key Thought: Preach the word Key Verse: “Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long suffering and doctrine.” –2 Timothy 4:2 2 TIMOTHY 3 1 This know … Continue reading Portrait of Perilous Times
“For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. 8 Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God; 9 … Continue reading Are You Sure of Your Salvation?
“Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might” (Eccl. 9:10). “During the war a church in Strasburg, Germany, was totally destroyed; but a statue of Christ which stood by the altar was almost unharmed. Only the hands of the statue were missing. When the church was rebuilt, a famous sculptor offered to … Continue reading What is in Your Hand?
The Jeffrey Epstein Story is an important news story, not for the salacious details of sexual deviancy among the rich, powerful, and famous, but because of what it can remind people of. The Jeffrey Epstein Story reminds people of the problem of evil. Since the days of the Greek philosophers, some serious thinkers have concerned … Continue reading Jeffrey Epstein and God