The Day of the Lord Theme for the Book of Joel

For the day of the LORD is at hand; it shall come as destruction from the Almighty. (Joel 1:15) Blow the trumpet in Zion … for the day of the LORD is coming, for it is at hand. (Joel 2:1) For the day of the LORD is great and very terrible; who can endure it? [...]

Knowing the Generation but Not the Day or Hour

KNOWING THE SIGNS OF THE TIMES (MT. 24:33) Jesus commanded one generation of believers to know that His return was near. It was the generation that would be alive to see all these things or the signs that He prophesied in Mt. 24. 33 When you see all these things, know that it is near–at [...]

Overcoming by the Word of Our Testimony (Rev. 12:11)

HOW DO WE OVERCOME? THREE ASPECTS The call to overcome: a key theme in Revelation (2:7, 11, 17, 26; 3:5, 12, 21; 12:11; 15:2; 21:7) 10 The accuser (Greek: diabolos or devil) of our brethren, who accused them before our God day and night…11 And they overcame him (Devil) by the blood of the Lamb [...]

Being Zealous for Good Works That Exalt Jesus (Titus 2:14)

WE ARE CALLED TO DO WORKS OF JUSTICE AND TO LOVE MERCY The prophet Micah summarized how God wants His people to live. We are called to be workers of justice and lovers of mercy with a spirit of humility. This is what God wants from us. 8 He has shown you, O man, what [...]

The Beauty of Jesus: Son of Man, Prophet, Priest & King (Rev. 1:10-20)

JESUS SHOWS HIS GLORY AND BEAUTY TO JOHN AS THE SON OF MAN 10 I was in the Spirit on the Lord’s Day, and I heard behind me a loud voice, as of a trumpet, 11 saying, “I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last,” and, “What you see, write in [...]

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