Posts with the tag “prophecy”
Monday, June 19, 2023
June 19th, 2023
In the latter portion of Acts 2, Peter spoke to a crowd of onlookers that had witnessed his healing of a man who had been born lame. The Bible says that “all the people were astonished an...
Monday, June 12, 2023
June 12th, 2023
In Acts 2, following the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, Peter preached to the crowd that had assembled in Jerusalem. His sermon was an impassioned call to faith in Christ. Appar...
Thursday, June 8, 2023
June 8th, 2023
The story of Jesus’ transfiguration can be found in three of the four gospels. Matthew, Mark and Luke record this seminal moment in Jesus’ life. You may recall that Jesus invited Peter, Ja...
Thursday, March 30, 2023
March 30th, 2023
Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus’ final and triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Matthew, Mark and Luke record this moment in Jesus’ life. The Lord is welcomed with affection, acclaim and adorati...
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
March 8th, 2023
The prophet Isaiah had much to say about both the first and second coming of Christ. In chapter forty-two, he depicted Christ as “the Servant of the LORD.” He said that the Father “deligh...
Thursday, January 26, 2023
January 26th, 2023
The last book of the Bible is known by the name we find in the opening verse, “The Revelation of Jesus Christ...” (Revelation 1:1a). Near the end of Revelation, John wrote, “Then the angel ...
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
January 25th, 2023
Isaiah’s name means “God is salvation.” He carried a good name for a prophet of the Almighty. In his next to last chapter, he wrote, “See, I will create new heavens and a new earth. The...
Tuesday, January 3, 2023
January 3rd, 2023
Jude is another, small one-chapter book found near the back of the Bible. he identified himself as “a servant of Jesus Christ and a brother of James.” His purpose in writing was to encou...
Thursday, December 22, 2022
December 22nd, 2022
Not long after Jesus was born, Mary and Joseph took Him to the Temple to comply with the purification rites that the Law of Moses required. Upon arriving at the Temple, they met a “righte...
Monday, October 10, 2022
October 10th, 2022
There is much conversation about the end of time and the end times. And, frankly, this topic has been a popular conversation for a long, long time. People often wonder about how to get...
Thursday, August 11, 2022
August 11th, 2022
Joel was a minor prophet who delivered a message from God to the southern kingdom also known as Judah. His message was one of great earnestness—judgment was imminent upon the nation becau...
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
August 10th, 2022
Hosea was an Old Testament prophet who preached and prophesied about the same time as two other biblical prophets—Isaiah and Micah. He spoke primarily to the northern kingdom also known as...
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
August 9th, 2022
Daniel is the fourth and final major prophet of the Old Testament. He prophesied as a captive in Babylon during the Babylonian Exile suffered and endured by Judah. Some of his prophecy is...
Monday, August 8, 2022
August 8th, 2022
Ezekiel is the third major prophet found in the Old Testament. His name means “God strengthens” which is a good name for a prophet to have. One of this prophet’s key phrases is “I am the...
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
August 3rd, 2022
Jeremiah was the second of the major prophets in the Old Testament. He was called the “weeping prophet.” He spoke God’s Word during some dark days in Judah—the final days of Judah’s exis...
Tuesday, August 2, 2022
August 2nd, 2022
Isaiah is the first of the Bible’s major prophets. It is a long book that spans sixty-six chapters. He was generally regarded as the greatest among the Old Testament prophets. He gave a ...
Thursday, July 7, 2022
July 7th, 2022
I Kings is a book of history in the Old Testament. At the beginning, David is nearing his death and preparing to hand off the throne to Solomon. One of Solomon’s crowning achievements (a...
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
July 6th, 2022
II Samuel is a continuation of the early years of Israel’s monarchy. We learn of Saul’s death and David’s ascent to the throne as Saul’s successor—chosen and anointed by God to assume thi...
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
July 5th, 2022
Samuel is an interesting and large figure in the life of Israel. He was sort of a transitional figure away from the judges to the monarchy where Saul and later David assumed the throne ove...
Thursday, June 23, 2022
June 23rd, 2022
Numbers is the fourth book of the Old Testament. In Hebrew, the name for Numbers means “in the wilderness” or “in the desert.” This book is the fulfillment of the story of Israel's exo...
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