The Final Invitation

It is significant that the ending of the Bible includes an invitation (Revelation 22:17). The Holy Spirit through the Church is extending God’s  invitation for salvation.  God offers a full and free salvation to sinners who trust in His Son. The cost of our salvation was paid for by Jesus Christ upon the cross. It is only applied to those who put […]

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The New Heaven & the New Earth

Many Christians live in such a way that one would think that they have no hope of eternal life.   All of us at times become so focused upon this world that we seem not to be influenced by the next as we should be.  The circumstances of life seem to rob us of our joy and […]

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The Preparation

The book of Revelation is the last inspired book to be written.  The word “revelation” is where we get our word apocalypse. Apocalypse has come to mean anything catastrophic. The original meaning is to unveil or to disclose. Revelation is primarily about the future. These events are imminent meaning they can happen at any time.   The revelation is […]

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The Impact of Christmas

One week ago was Christmas Eve.  In the coming days the 2017 holiday season will come to a close.  The decorations will come down, the students will return to school, the figgy pudding will have been eaten and the Christmas music will stop.   We will settle back into our normal rhythms of life. With this in mind I would ask each of us […]

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The Visit of the Magi

Much of what people believe about the Magi comes from tradition, art, Christmas cards and carols.   The Bible does not say that they were three in number, that they were kings, or that they rode camels.    We need to remind ourselves that we are not dealing with superstition, but with real history.  The visit […]

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Tell the Truth

Our culture believes that truth is made not found.  The world’s view of truth is the exact opposite of what scripture teaches in Isaiah 59:14.  In our culture everyone is entitled to his own truth.  To suggest that you might be right about your beliefs and that others might be wrong is about the greatest […]

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