Some things are not for us to know

And when the seven thunders had sounded, I was about to write, but I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Seal up what the seven thunders have said, and do not write it down.”   (Revelation 10:4) We could speculate as to what the seven thunders said, but it would be fruitless, because some things are […]

Preconception and Revelation (Luke 9:43b-45)

While everyone was amazed at all the things He was doing, He told His disciples, “Let these words sink in: The Son of Man is about to be betrayed into the hands of men.”  But they did not understand this statement; it was concealed from them so that they could not grasp it, and they […]

God’s presence can heal your perspective

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 36 GOD’S PRESENCE CAN HEAL YOUR PERSPECTIVE For with You is the fountain of life; in your light do we see light.  (Psalm 36:9) We live in a world of darkness and confusion.  We see things imperfectly, incompletely, and inconsistently. Have you felt it?  The sense that you […]

Sometimes Jesus works in secret

God’s Hope for Your Heart from John 7 SOMETIMES JESUS WORKS IN SECRET [Jesus said] “You go up to the feast. I am not going up to this feast, for my time has not yet fully come.”  After saying this, He remained in Galilee. But after His brothers had gone up to the feast, then He […]

Jesus has a deeper truth for you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from John 6 JESUS HAS A DEEPER TRUTH FOR YOU The Jews then disputed among themselves, saying, “How can this man give us his flesh to eat?”  So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink His […]

God wants to pour new things into your life

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Mark 2 GOD WANTS TO POUR NEW THINGS INTO YOUR LIFE “And no one puts new wine into old wineskins. If he does, the wine will burst the skins—and the wine is destroyed, and so are the skins. But new wine is for fresh wineskins.” (Mark 2:22) Jesus is […]

Some things are not for us to know

Scripture Notes on Revelation 10 And when the seven thunders had sounded, I was about to write, but I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Seal up what the seven thunders have said, and do not write it down.”  (Revelation 10:4) We could speculate as to what the seven thunders said, but it would be fruitless, […]

You Can Have Peace Even When You Disagree

Do you ever get frustrated when people disagree with you? “Have nothing to do with foolish, ignorant controversies; you know that they breed quarrels.” -2 Timothy 2:23 Whether football teams or fall elections, Bible translations or Macs vs. PCs, there is no shortage of things that people can get fired up and passionate about. Yet, […]