Partners in the Gospel (Philippians 1:1-6)

Let’s admit it: Being part of the church can be pretty depressing. The days are long gone when most people thought belonging to a church was normal or a good thing to do. The numbers are not what they used to be, and it seems harder to keep up with all that has to beContinue reading “Partners in the Gospel (Philippians 1:1-6)”

The Definite Development (Daniel 12)

I’ve lost count of how many times people have said to me recently, ‘The end must be coming soon, don’t you think?’ It’s tempting to think that everything will keep going as it always has. But the last couple of years makes that hard to believe. Expecting Jesus to return soon is a basic ChristianContinue reading “The Definite Development (Daniel 12)”

How Can You Know That God Loves You? (Psalm 127)

How would you know if you were blessed? If the Lord of all the universe loves you, what proof would there be in your life? What does is look like to live knowing that God loves you? Two truths should be obvious to anyone who sees you: You Can’t Achieve True Blessing (v1-2) The LordContinue reading “How Can You Know That God Loves You? (Psalm 127)”

The Discerning Disclosure (Daniel 11)

God is the Almighty Ruler of the universe (Psalm 2). Every ruler in our world has received authority from Him (John 19:11 & Romans 13:1). And Jesus came announcing that the Kingdom of God had come into our world (Mark 1:14): When Jesus came, God’s kingdom came. That’s how our world is meant to be:Continue reading “The Discerning Disclosure (Daniel 11)”