Meditations on Hebrews, pt 1

Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, 2 but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. 3 He is the radiance of the glory of God and… Continue reading Meditations on Hebrews, pt 1

Book Review: 50 Things You Need to Know about Heaven

Title: 50 Things You Need to Know about Heaven Author: John Hart Publisher: Baker Books (Bethany House) Year: 2014 Pages: 144 (e-book/Nook) Disclaimer: In full disclosure, you need to know that I was provided with a free e-book copy of the above mentioned book in exchange for my fair and unbiased review. I have also… Continue reading Book Review: 50 Things You Need to Know about Heaven

90 Days with Scripture: Isaiah 60-66, New Heavens & New Earth

Friends, This is the manuscript from part 6 of the series. We are reading through the Bible in 90 Days and at this point those who are participating are midway or so through the Psalms. This sermon, from Isaiah 60-66, is fairly simply and makes three major points–derived by scanning the entirety of Scripture from… Continue reading 90 Days with Scripture: Isaiah 60-66, New Heavens & New Earth

All Things New: Redemption & New Mercy

Friends, this is the manuscript for a sermon I wrote about three years ago. Interestingly, I had gone to a Stephen Curtis Chapman concert and a song he sang–or maybe the record he was selling–had something to do with all things being made new. The song inspired me to search a little deeper these things… Continue reading All Things New: Redemption & New Mercy

Beholding God: Isaiah 4:2-6

Friends, Here is the continuation of my series from Isaiah’s Gospel. I think this is part 5 or 6. Anyhow, what governs these verses is the short almost formulaic phrase ‘in that day.’ This was first mentioned back in chapter 2 and ‘that day’ has not always had overtones of happiness for those who do… Continue reading Beholding God: Isaiah 4:2-6