And He said, “It is too light for you to be My servant, to establish the tribes of Jacob and to bring back the besieged of Israel, but I will make you a light of nations, so that My salvation shall be until the end of the earth.” Yeshayahu – Isaiah – Chapter 49:6 Continue reading “Be the Light Not the Lampstand”
All across the world, unexplainable things are happening. If it hasn’t come to your neighborhood, it certainly will soon.
By now, you are probably quite close to being ready for the holidays. You’ve bought the gifts. The menu is planned and preparations are well underway. Many people like to remind us to remember the reason for the season. It’s not about the tree or the lights. Nor is it about Santa and the reindeer. It’s about the birth of Jesus. So let’s examine this a little. Continue reading “The Reason for the Season”
With over 33,000 denominations worldwide, Christianity is by far the most diverse religion in the world. That number comes from “World Christian Encyclopedia” by Barrett, Kurian, Johnson (Oxford Univ Press, 2nd edition, 2001). If this number seems high to you think for a minute about the other religions of the world. No other religion is quite as divided. One would think that the purpose of a religion is to bring people together. In Christianity, this simply is not the case. Protestants are by far the most divisive, although they might have you believe otherwise. Ask a protestant what they think about Catholics and see what kind of answer you get. The sad fact that none of them realise is that they came directly from the Catholic church. Continue reading “Are You One of the 33,000”
Zecharia 8:20 Thus saith the LORD of hosts: It shall yet come to pass, that there shall come peoples, and the inhabitants of many cities; 21 and the inhabitants of one city shall go to another, saying: Let us go speedily to entreat the favour of the LORD, and to seek the LORD of hosts; I will go also. 22 Yea, many peoples and mighty nations shall come to seek the LORD of hosts in Jerusalem, and to entreat the favour of the LORD. 23 Thus saith the LORD of hosts: In those days it shall come to pass, that ten men shall take hold, out of all the languages of the nations, shall even take hold of the skirt of him that is a Jew, saying: We will go with you, for we have heard that God is with you.’