Judgy Christians Judging Angels?

Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to the law before the unrighteous, and not before the saints? Do you not know that the saints will judge the world? If the world will be judged by you, are you unworthy to judge the smallest matters? Do you not know that we shall …

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What Seems to be Vengeance Becomes a Beautiful Picture of Redemption

So these things will be for a statute of judgment to you throughout your generations in all your dwelling places.Numbers 35:29 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) Moses by direction from God had just given established the idea of sanctuary cities. These are places where someone who accidentally kills another …

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Denying the Lord Who Bought Them

But there were also false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Lord who bought them, bringing swift destruction upon themselves.2 Peter 2:1 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) Even denying the Lord who …

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Escape to Another

“The brother will deliver up the brother to death, and the father the child. And the children will rise up against their parents and cause them to be put to death. You will be hated by all men for My name’s sake. But he who endures to the end will be saved. But when they …

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A Child is Born, a Son is Given

Here’s something that has occupied the spare processing cycles in my brain when the screen saver is active. In other words, there is something that I have been considering deeply. For unto us a child is born,unto us a son is given, and the government shall be upon his shoulder. And his name shall be …

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And Many Animals

Sometimes I cannot read the Bible without other ideas swirling in my brain. Most of those ideas are just vapidity. Yet every once in a while, an idea coalesces with the Scriptures that is intriguing. It happened this morning. In reading Jonah, this stood out. Then he made a proclamation in Nineveh:“By decree of the …

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Where I Am Going, You Cannot Come

Again, Jesus said to them, “I am going away, and you will seek Me, and you will die in your sins. Where I am going, you cannot come.”John 8:21 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) That simple truth is a stumbling block for many. Jesus said it to the very …

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Harmonizing the Tribulation of Those Days

"Immediately after the tribulation of those days, 'the sun will be darkened, the moon will not give its light; the stars will fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken.'"Then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in heaven, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, …

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A Child is Born

And in the same area there were shepherds living in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. And then an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were very afraid.Luke 2:8–9 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) …

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