The word "blood" is used approximately 360 times in the Old Testament and 99 times in the New Testament. Of the New Testament writers: John uses the word "blood" (αἷμα - haima) 29 times; 19 times thereof in Revelation. (On several occasions it is used in reference to "the Lamb of God").It is used 21 … Continue reading The Blood of Jesus
Ruth Caye Jones "Late in 1943, Ruth Caye Jones, mother of five and wife of a busy pastor, was reading 2 Timothy 3:1.... As she read the Pittsburgh papers, saw the World War II casualty lists, and watched the slow progress of Allied troops moving up the boot of Italy, it seemed that perilous times … Continue reading In Times Like These
"For in You, O LORD, I hope; You will hear, O Lord my God" (Psalm 38:15) "And now, Lord, what do I wait for? My hope is in You" (Psalm 39:7) "Why are you cast down, O my soul? And why are you disquieted within me? Hope in God; for I shall yet praise Him, … Continue reading Your Only Hope: Fighting or Finding It?
"'For My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways My ways,' says the LORD. 'For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways, and My thoughts than your thoughts'" (Isaiah 55:8, 9) "Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of … Continue reading God Moves in A Mysterious Way
"For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness" (Romans 1:18). Some of the messages I write are highly unpopular. In short, not too many want to hear about God's wrath and man's spiritual failure. We are fond of euphemisms, positive only … Continue reading A Bleak Future – – For Some