The Grace Of Wrath – Scent Of A Witness (Revelation 2:8-11)

Revelation 2:8-11 – Scent Of A Witness TOPIC The believers in Smyrna are told that they will soon be crushed like fragrant myrrh for their testimony of Jesus Christ. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Revelation 2:8-11     Genesis 7:4     Numbers 14:33     Jeremiah 29:10     2 Corinthians 2:14-16 FROM THE MESSAGE “Let’s say it’s a time of war. To achieve the […]

Prophecy Update #645 – Made In China

Prophecy Updates

Prophecy Update #645 – Made In China TOPIC Reading Bible prophecy, you would expect DNA to be a huge topic in the End Times. It is. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO READ THE TRANSCRIPT

Those Were The Days – Whipbacklash

Acts 22:22-30 – Whipbacklash TOPIC Commander Lysias decides to have Paul scourged, but his plan backfires, showing us a picture of the Christian’s spiritual reality and the unbeliever’s unsuspected emergency. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Acts 22:23-30     Psalm 20:7     1 Peter 1:3     1 John 3:20     1 John 5:1 FROM THE MESSAGE “Despite everything that happens in this section […]

Those Were The Days – Justice Is Deferred

Acts 21:31-40 – Justice Is Deferred TOPIC Paul endures injustice but shows composure, respect and compassion for his enemies. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Acts 21:31-40     2 Kings 7 FROM THE MESSAGE “We often do think of ourselves as part of a revolution. But, unlike this other terrorist, our revolution is not based on division, brutality, or force. […]

Those Were The Days – Rage Against The Missionary

Acts 19:21-20:1 – Rage Against The Missionary TOPIC Just before Paul leaves town, a riot breaks out in Ephesus and he is restrained from going in to address the mob. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Acts 19:21-20:1     FROM THE MESSAGE “In this passage, there’s no Christian petition to close the Temple of Artemis. I’m guessing there was a […]

Psalm Sundays – The Back Beat Boys (Psalm 129)

Psalm 129 – The Back Beat Boys TOPIC The psalmist asks Israel to remember when they were beaten so badly by their oppressors that it was as if furrows were being plowed into their backs. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Psalm 129:1-8     Zechariah 12:10     Malachi 3:6     1 Peter 5:8     Revelation 12:1-6     Revelation 20:11-15 FROM THE MESSAGE “Modern Israel […]

Those Were The Days – Quiet Courage

Acts 17:1-15 – Quiet Courage TOPIC The Christians, from city to city, demonstrate quiet courage in the face of uncertainty, persecution and do so while constantly appealing to God’s word. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Acts 17:1-15     FROM THE MESSAGE “So, here we see God is already doing a dramatic work in this man’s heart and it […]

Those Were The Days – I Don’t Go Walkin’ After Midnight

Acts 16:25-40 – I Don’t Go Walkin’ After Midnight TOPIC Paul and Silas stay right where they are, 3 times, in this unusual miraculous jailbreak, leading to significant collateral deliverance. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Acts 16:25-40     FROM THE MESSAGE “So, here we see God is already doing a dramatic work in this man’s heart and it is […]

Those Were The Days – Returning To The Scene

Acts 14:21-28 – Returning To The Scene TOPIC Instead of taking the short trip home, Paul turns around and goes back to revisit the places where he had been attacked and persecuted, but where young churches needed strengthening. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Acts 14:21-28     Romans 16:23     Colossians 1:23 FROM THE MESSAGE “Sometimes particular ministries come to an […]

Those Were The Days – Stranger Than Fiction

Acts 12:1-19 – Stranger Than Fiction TOPIC A series of shocking events hit the church, with a new wave of persecution breaking out, threatening both the apostles and the rest of the believers. SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Acts 12:1-19 FROM THE MESSAGE “Despite the shock the believers must’ve felt, we commend the fact that they did not […]

Those Were The Days – The Volunteer State

Acts 4:23-31 -The Volunteer State After being released from custody, Peter and John together with the church go to prayer and volunteer to serve the Lord, no matter the difficulties ahead. listen to the audio read the transcript “The Church realized that they were being sent with that same message to the kings and peoples […]

Prophecy Update #575 – Quds Day

Prophecy Update #575 – Quds Day The Bible predicted that Israel, and Jerusalem in particular, would be incredibly troublesome politically in the End Times. It was to be expected and it is obviously unfolding just as God predicted. listen to the audio read the pdf transcript

Prophecy Update #572 – What Persecution Isn’t

Prophecy Update #572 – What Persecution Isn’t It’s been suggested that a rise in persecution is a signal that the rapture is near. Does the Bible really teach this or is it taken out of context? listen to the audio read the pdf transcript

Get Back To Where You Once Belonged – No Go Ono

Nehemiah 6:1-14 – No Go Ono Nehemiah’s enemies ask him to go to the plains of Ono where they intend to do him harm. listen to the audio read the transcript “One thing Nehemiah and those of us in Christ have in common is that we can be described as “[waiting] for the city that […]

Lions And Fires And Prayers – Above The Law

Lions And Fires And Prayers (Daniel)

Daniel 6:1-17 – Above The Law Daniel’s enemies convince King Darius to pass a blasphemous new law, hoping to trap Daniel and get him killed. listen to the audio read the transcript “We read those three opening words “It pleased Darius” and we’re reminded that we are called to a much higher way of living. […]

Lions And Fires And Prayers – What’s God’s Big Idea?

Lions And Fires And Prayers (Daniel)

Daniel 3:13-30 – What’s God’s Big Idea? Daniel’s 3 friends are in a tight spot…and this is God’s idea of deliverance? listen to the audio read the transcript “In our text, God’s faithful servants were in some real trouble. There, at the great dedication service of Nebuchadnezzar’s blasphemous image, they refused to bow in worship. […]

Lions And Fires And Prayers – Do Or Die

Lions And Fires And Prayers (Daniel)

Daniel 3:1-12 – Do Or Die Nebuchadnezzar sets up a blasphemous image and demands worship. Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-Nego refuse, and willingly accept the deadly consequences. listen to the audio read the transcript “For a Godly person, a person who belonged to the Lord, this situation in Babylon was serious, but not an unsolvable problem. […]

Lions And Fires And Prayer – The First Prayer Of The Rest Of Your Life

Lions And Fires And Prayers (Daniel)

Daniel 2:14-23 – The First Prayer Of The Rest Of Your Life Daniel receives the interpretation of Nebuchadnezzar’s dream after a prayer meeting, then responds with a hymn of praise. listen to the audio read the transcript “Daniel here encourages us to respond to God. To take a look at all He does moment by […]

Lions And Fires And Prayers – Less Is More

Lions And Fires And Prayers (Daniel)

Daniel 1:8-21 – Less Is More Daniel and his friends opt for much less in their diet, but come out with much, much more. listen to the audio read the transcript ” His faith had endured the discouragement of captivity. Then the temptation of the delicacies. Here, it would endure the pressure of friends.”

Lions And Fires And Prayers (Daniel)

Lions And Fires And Prayers (Daniel)

Daniel 1:1-2 – Introduction The book of Daniel is the key to prophecy, but it’s more than just a timeline. It’s full of much, much more. watch the video listen to the audio read the transcript Daniel 1:1-7 – Back To School Daniel is brought to Babylon and offered all the success in the world. […]

Queen For A Day Such As This (The Book Of Esther)

Esther 1 – Impotent Notables The world promises power, but when it seduces you, it leaves you impotent and conquered. watch the video listen to the audio read the transcript Esther 2:1-18 – Beauty Is Only Sin Deep At the start, Esther wasn’t walking with God, she was chasing after sin. watch the video listen […]

Veggie Tale (Daniel 1)

Veggie Tale – Daniel 1:1-20 Daniel and his friends go meatless in their quest to be faithful. listen to the audio read the notes audio en español notas en español

The Pilgrim’s Precepts (1 Peter)

1 Peter 1:1-2 – Introduction Pastor Jake Kelso introduces us to Peter’s first epistle and sets up his series in the book. watch the video listen to the audio 1 Peter 1:3-12 – A Blessed Reminder Peter reminds us of the incredible glory we have to look forward to because of the mercy of God. […]

Prophecy Update #379 – How To Stab A Jew

Prophecy Update #379 – How To Stab A Jew Tragically, anti-Semitism is on the rise, including writings and videos that encourage violence against Jews, such as one titled ‘How To Stab A Jew.’ watch the quicktime video listen to the audio read the pdf transcript

Prophecy Update #377 – Sanctions

Prophecy Update #377 – Sanctions The United States is considering sanctions against Israel. How does this line up with Bible prophecy? listen to the audio read the pdf transcript

Prophecy Update #374 – Growing Anti-Semitism

Prophecy Update #374 – Growing Anti-Semitism Hatred for God’s people, the Jews, is growing around the world, not just in rhetoric, but in violence as well. listen to the audio read the pdf transcript

Prophecy Update #372 – All Alone In The World

Prophecy Update #372 – All Alone In The World The Bible warns that, one day, all the nations of the world will turn against Israel. Now we see it happening. listen to the audio read the pdf transcript

The King’s Ransom – Dance Mom

Matthew 14.1-21 – Dance Mom In this study, Jesus withdraws when He hears that John the Baptist was executed after Herodias had her daughter dance for Herod and ask for John’s head on a platter. watch the quicktime video listen to the audio read the pdf transcript