Hurry Up and Wait!

Acts 1:1-11 (ESV) The Promise of the Holy Spirit 1 In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach, 2 until the day when he was taken up, after he had given commands through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. 3 He presented himself alive … More Hurry Up and Wait!

To Be Consumed with a Larger Reality!

In the Year of …… (Luke 3) Chapter three starts by identifying the exact timing of these events.  Those receiving this gospel letter would have recognized Luke’s list of people as important people of the time.  There was a certain Caesar named Tiberius, a governor named Pontius Pilate.  He mentions the religious leaders Annas and … More To Be Consumed with a Larger Reality!

WWW (Ephesus Today!)

No one would believe you if you told them in the year 2016, the way to keep in touch with people is by U.S. Mail.  Type your contracts on a typewriter and fax them.  You don’t need email or smartphones.  You don’t need to be on social media.  Life is going to get simpler.  People … More WWW (Ephesus Today!)

Opportunity of Faith

When God interacted with the most powerful man in the world (Pharoah in Exodus) we see a hardening of the heart several times.  In some instances we see Pharoah hardening his own heart, other times God hardens the Pharoah’s heart.  Pharoah is often used as a point for electionists and an excuse not to evangelize. … More Opportunity of Faith