Separation Filters: Isaiah 9

The story of King Ahaz, the Syrian threat versus the Assyrian hope, the Immanuel promise, and the names of Isaiah’s sons all point to one amazing truth: This suffering world is the venue for sorting people both by their deeds and by God-given faith. The first verses of Chapter 9 parallel last three verses of […]

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Separation Filters: Isaiah 8

The story of King Ahaz, the Syrian threat versus the Assyrian hope, the Immanuel promise, and the names of Isaiah’s sons all point to one amazing truth: This suffering world is the venue for sorting people both by their deeds and by God-given faith. Maher-shalal-has-baz. Isaiah’s son, born as the first proof of God’s being […]

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Separation Filters: Isaiah 7

The story of King Ahaz, the Syrian threat versus the Assyrian hope, the Immanuel promise, and the names of Isaiah’s sons all point to one amazing truth: This suffering world is the venue for sorting people both by their deeds and by God-given faith. King Ahaz has an amazing opportunity. He meets with Isaiah not […]

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Flee the Wrath to Come!

Flee! If we have learned anything from these warnings, EVACUATIONS for Hurricane Irma and Pac NW Fires, it is the reality and mercy of the urgent need to… “Flee from the Wrath to Come!” Do you hear the alarm? Do you not worry about the God of Nature? Why does he stir up the storms? […]

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Mystic Union between Christ and the Saints

What is the Bride of Christ? We know that the Church is the bride, but WHAT is this bride? Some implications seem, almost, vulgar. But it is a concept repeatedly used in Scripture, in the Wisdom books, in the Prophets, and most emphatically from Christ himself and reiterated by the apostles. I recently came across this sermon, […]

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While the Bridegroom Tarries

“While the bridegroom tarried they all slumbered and slept.” Matthew 25:5 The fact is that the text tells us a sad truth, “While the bridegroom tarried they all slumbered and slept.” We hear you say, If all are going to be asleep when Jesus comes, if we know that ahead of time, what is the […]

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The Condescension of Christ

From Jonathan Edwards: The Excellency of Christ There do meet in Jesus Christ, infinite highness, and infinite condescension. Christ, as he is God, is infinitely great and high above all. He is higher than the kings of the earth; for he is King of Kings, and Lord of Lords. He is higher than the heavens, […]

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Seek My Face

What is it God wants of us? When all around the world spins on spin, when things keep getting sadder and news keeps getting darker, what can we do? We can complain about the impossible choices we are forced to make, in elections or with our kids. Or we can be proactive. We can bring about […]

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Review of The Facade by Michael Heiser

Missing “Crucial” Detail: the Cross of Christ I looked at The Facade on two levels. The first is the storyline and craft. I am glad to have read this book. It presents a fictional scenario for the alien/demon connection in end-time events. I was engaged completely in the storyline. The plots and subplots worked well, and […]

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