Paul tells the people that the rapture or the catching away of the church will not happen until the rebellion occurs and the Man of Lawlessness is revealed. I believe we have been in the middle of a the great falling away for several years now. Left and right people are experiencing what they call "deconstruction of faith." Soon, I believe we will see the unveiling of the Man of Lawlessness. The church will see it.
40 Days of Prayer and Fasting – Day 34 – Fill Me Lord
Poured out. Tired. Worried. Worn down? Yes? Emptied. Do these describe you? For those who are in the Lord's work, at the end of the day you should be emptied. Perhaps, even at the end of the morning you should be empty. Maybe- just maybe- if you don't conserve, don't hold back, but pour out …
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40 Days of Prayer and Fasting – Day 26 – Here I Am, Lord
Living in times where the fabric of our nation is unraveling, I frequently go to places of self-reflection in prayer. Clearly, the Lord has lifted his hand of protection from our land. “Lord, I know the big things that displease you- things like abortion, greed and perversions. (And this is in the church.) But, what …
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40 Days of Prayer and Fasting – Day 22- Birth Pangs
Friends, when the kingdom of God is ready to be birthed, those who walk through it will experience things that they never thought in a million years they would ever experience. But the birth pangs bring about the birth. The birth is the kingdom of God- something we haven't seen with our eyes or held with our hands or heard with our ears. But, what is coming is so glorious we cannot even imagine it.
40 Days of Prayer and Fasting – Day 16- Open Our Eyes, Lord!
Do you ever feel overwhelmed by bad news or surrounded by evil? When we are in a battle, it can feel like we are already defeated. But, as believers in Jesus, we aren't fighting for a victory, but from a place of victory.
Quick Tips for the Overwhelmed Bible Student Part 3
Welcome to day 3 of easy steps to read and understand your Bible! You can do it! Studying the Word of God may feel too far out of reach...too difficult, but God has promised that it is very near to you. Here is his promise in Deuteronomy, the 5th book of the Torah. As we …
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Quick Tips for the Overwhelmed Bible Student Day 2
Over the years, I am floored by how many highly educated, intelligent people are scared or overwhelmed by the thought of reading their Bibles. It's one thing for someone illiterate to feel inadequate, but why do so many who are good students in so many other areas of life relegate themselves to the arena of …
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Light in My Soul
Enlightened hearts. Here in Ephesians, it is Paul's prayer that the eyes of their hearts be enlightened. But what does it mean to be enlightened?