Mat 24v13 – End of times

Two thousand years ago, Jesus’ disciples asked, “What will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?” (Matthew 24:3). Jesus then gave a list of the signs we will see just before he returns. How many do you see today in our world? Unparalleled deceit – “Watch out that no… Continue reading Mat 24v13 – End of times

Act 17v30-31 – To the very day

How good are you at arriving on time? Or completing a job on time? Some people are better than others. But what about God? Is he precise in his timing? “In the past God overlooked such ignorance, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent. For he has set a day when he will… Continue reading Act 17v30-31 – To the very day

Pro 2v21-22 – End of Evil

One of the most constant promises in the word of God is that of God’s kingdom on earth. A time when Israel’s Messiah will save her from total destruction and annihilation. A time when righteousness and peace will be the order of the day. When the “meek shall inherit the earth” (Matthew 5:5). When “the… Continue reading Pro 2v21-22 – End of Evil

Mic 4v3 – God’s future

War in Ukraine, war in the Middle East. Drug violence, gun violence, robberies, hijackings. We are in a world living in fear, where violence is occurring in every continent of the world. If you are feeling despondent or fearful, God wants you to put your hope in His promised future, which will last forever. “In… Continue reading Mic 4v3 – God’s future

Luk 19v40 – The stones will cry out

Have you ever had some really good news that you were bursting to share? Just before his crucifixion, Jesus did a dress rehearsal entry to Jerusalem. Seated on a humble donkey, Jesus gave a taste of the joy that will flood the world when he returns as king of the world. “When he came near… Continue reading Luk 19v40 – The stones will cry out

Rom 14v17 – God’s Kingdom

When you think of God’s Kingdom, do you think of a place in the future or an experience now in your life? The word “kingdom” in the New Testament is the Greek word “basileia” and it is a verb, not a noun, that means to rule or reign. When Jesus shared the Good News of… Continue reading Rom 14v17 – God’s Kingdom

Was Abraham Jewish?

Did you know that Abraham wasn’t Jewish? He was from Ur, a city in modern-day Iraq. When Yahweh, the God of the Bible, called him, in faith, he left his family and all their idols and followed God. God called him Abraham – father of many nations. From him came Ishmael – father of the… Continue reading Was Abraham Jewish?

Luk 14v21 – You are invited

“It’s with joy that we would like to invite you to the wedding of…” There is something wonderful about receiving an invitation to a celebration, especially a wedding. Life is so full of bad news, and so an opportunity to celebrate is truly special. However, while some will go out of their way to attend,… Continue reading Luk 14v21 – You are invited

1Pe 4v7-8 – The end of the world

Jesus’ disciples asked him what it would be like in the last days before he returned. He said there would be “wars and rumours of wars…Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be famines and earthquakes in various places” (Matthew 24:6-7). This is a picture of our world today! But more… Continue reading 1Pe 4v7-8 – The end of the world

Isa 35v1 – Vision of tomorrow

The lush indigenous forest was alive with a chorus of birds. A crystal clear stream gurgled happily by. Immersed in this beautiful piece of God’s creation, untouched by humans, I thought, “This is a taste of God’s coming kingdom”, and it felt exhilarating! We live in a world where human greed is polluting and destroying… Continue reading Isa 35v1 – Vision of tomorrow