The Messiah’s Gate

By Britt Gillette In the near future, the world will witness the most awesome event in all of human history. Jesus Christ will physically return to earth in order to exact vengeance on the enemies of God. Known as the “Commander of Heaven’s Armies,” Christ will appear in sky like lightning, and every eye will [...]

Exodus 19: Before the Ten Commandments

By Jim Barringer Exodus 19 is a very interesting but often overlooked chapter. Maybe that’s inevitable, with the way it’s nestled right before one of the most-read and most-quoted chapters in the whole Old Testament, Exodus 20, which contains the Ten Commandments. Yet I don’t think that those Ten can be properly understood without …

Lessons from the Life of Gideon 5: The Sign of the Fleece

By Jim Canter BACKGROUND As a result of his encounter with the Lord, Gideon did two things: one negative, and one positive. First, he got rid of the idols; then he built a proper altar to the Lord. There is a principle illustrated here supported throughout scripture: we must not just turn AWAY from sin; [...]

Lessons From the Life of Gideon 6: The Water Test

By Jim Canter Picture this: a gang of 450 men invade your neighborhood. You go out to meet them, armed with a flashlight and a band instrument! As ridiculous as this sounds, it is precisely what God was about to instruct Gideon to do. He would take a band of three hundred men against one [...]

Abundant Blessings

By Allison Egley Stacey sat in the back of the sanctuary as she looked back at the past few years. The Lord had blessed her in so many ways, both large and small. She smiled at her husband and squeezed his hand as she looked down at their precious daughter, Madison. Miracle Madison …

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