We know how to train teachers, pastors, and evangelists, but who knows how to prepare prophets for God’s confrontation with the nations? When God decided to challenge Pharaoh, He sent His prophet to announce His judgments and when He decides to challenge all the Pharaoh’s of the earth, He will again send His prophets to announce His coming and present His demands.
In Luke 21, Jesus gives an prophecy of staggering events that revolve around Jerusalem and His second coming. In the middle of His prophecy, He says that this period of time will be the “days of vengeance” which will fulfill all that is written. It’s important to understand what the prophets said about the “days of vengeance” and the role they play in the fulfillment of prophecy.
The Biblical narrative is ultimately undergirded by the biblical covenants. The covenants are the means by which God’s redemptive plan unfolds and it is important to understand these covenant to understand biblical history, God’s present work in the nations, and the how His work in the nations will conclude.
Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD. And he will turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers, lest I come and strike the earth with a
…For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy. – Revelation 19:10b (ESV) I’ll admit up front that this post is long, but the topic is critical and the full consideration of it is has profound implications for how we interpret Scripture and therefore how we live. Revelation 19:10
I wanted to make everyone aware of a new work available by Art Katz titled The Anatomy of Deception. This book was published posthumously from Art’s messages. Recently a friend was kind enough to send me a copy of it before I was even aware that it was available for
Now it is time for me to bring things into balance. Morality is significant as is an outward indicator of inward realities. The morality of a culture is significant because it can be used as a barometer of the people. Yes, there are times and places where we have to