Tag Archives: Christ’s return

The Foretaste of Grace

It was going to get worse before it got better. And for many, there was the very real possibility they wouldn’t live through the worse and never see it get better . . . at least not on earth. That’s … Continue reading

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Worth the Trip

Was up in B.C. for most of this week, hanging out with my daughter and her family. And grandkid-filled days result in sleep-filled nights. Amazing how a three-year-old and a one-year-old can run a fifty-eight-year-old into the ground. What a … Continue reading

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Knowing the End from the Beginning

Years and years ago I heeded the advice that if you have kids in the house and you want time to be alone, you need to be awake when they are asleep. That’s been hard to do this week with … Continue reading

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The Morning Star

Four churches down, three to go. I’ve been reading in the second chapter of Revelation over the past couple of mornings and, so far, have sought to have “ears to hear” what the Spirit says to the churches at Ephesus, … Continue reading

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Our Dread or Our Delight

The splendor of His majesty. That’s what I’m chewing on this morning. And my immediate response when encountering those words? Well, it’s akin to the psalmist’s response. Ascribe to the LORD the glory due His name; worship the LORD in … Continue reading

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Lamps in Hand with Oil in Reserve

There were ten of them. Similar in many ways, but different in one over-arching manner. These ten ladies were all young and they were all pure. Each had indicated they wanted to be part of the wedding processional when the … Continue reading

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Blessing in the Beholding

Promise fulfilled already! I’m only eight verses in. And what the Word says would happen, has! Began reading Revelation this morning, the book with a promise (1:3). Blessed, it says, is the one who reads aloud the prophecy (I’m claiming … Continue reading

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