To The Seven Churches #3

The Church in Pergamum This week, as we continue to review the messages that God gives to the 7 churches in the book of Revelation, we encounter the message to the church in Pergamum. And this particular message is an important one (of course, they all are important). God speaks to the church in Pergamum … Read more

To The Seven Churches #2

The Church in Smyrna John the Elder continues the message from God to the seven churches by addressing the second church, the church in Smyrna in Revelation 2:8-11.  Take a moment and read this message by clicking here.  The majority of the churches to whom God speaks through John in the book of Revelation are … Read more

To The Seven Churches #1

The Church in Ephesus At the conclusion of the New Testament, we come to a curious little book called Revelation. It is perhaps the most discussed book of the Bible that is least understood. The book of Revelation reads like something you might find in a fairy tale, an ancient epic or legend, or even … Read more

Jesus And #10

Jesus And The Curious Ending When you arrive at the conclusion of Mark’s Gospel, you may wonder what exactly is happening. And you certainly, I think, are meant to ask the question, “What’s next?” Before we can dive into the curiosities of a few items in the closing chapters of Mark, we must deal with … Read more

Jesus And #9

Jesus And Prayer You have to love how Jesus is committed to a life of prayer. Over and over again in the Gospels, we read Jesus’ public prayers, we learn of his withdrawing to quiet places to pray and be with his Father, and we see Jesus in the single most stressful and difficult moment … Read more