When Dreams Become Nightmares

When Dreams Become Nightmares

But they saw him in the distance, and before he reached them, they plotted to kill him. “Here comes that dreamer!” they said to each other. (Genesis 37:18–19) Martin Luther King once said prophetically, “You can kill the dreamer, but you can’t kill the dream.” I’m not sure I buy that 100%. Life’s full of […]

Lines of Communication

“In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old men will dream dreams.” (Acts 2:17, NIV) A couple of weeks ago my wife woke up after having a strange dream the night before.  The dream […]

You who are far off…

“Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. The promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off—for all whom the Lord our God will call.”“ […]

“Who despises the day of small things? Men will rejoice when they see the plumb line in the hand of Zerubbabel… (Zechariah 4:10, NIV)   Those words were spoken by the prophet/priest Zechariah somewhere around 538 B.C.  Nehemiah had returned to Jerusalem and led the people to rebuild the burned down walls.  The remaining Israelites […]