[Note: This week I will be chronicling the events of Holy Week with a short devotion each day.] It is Tuesday morning and Jesus returns to Jerusalem with his disciples. As they pass the withered fig tree, Jesus reminds them of the importance of faith. They’re going to need it in a couple of days! […]
The Bible records four ages of mankind – four times when God started or re-started the human race. Each time He began with only good, godly people. And each time except the fourth and final one, that goodness didn’t last long.
…John is shown the day on which a mighty angel will make an earth-shattering proclamation: “There will be no more delay!”
Mankind’s problem with God is not primarily a matter of understanding but of control. We all understand more than we obey. It’s not that we don’t know God’s ways – It’s that we prefer our own.
As Genesis 1 records God’s transformation of the planet’s chaos into beauty, Revelation 6-18 describes how He will dismantle the world’s order into ugliness and misery.