I recall how when I first read this, I found it a little confusing… How in the world could a couple of men who had just been beaten, on their bare backs “with many blows” find it an ideal moment, “midnight”, to pray and sing? (v25) As the story unfolded I noticed that I hadContinue reading “LEARNING TO SING AND PRAY”
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REASON FOR REJOICING
An angel appeared and spoke to them. It is imperative that we understand that what takes place, according to the record of Matthew, follows the events of the previous days. Jesus had been crucified, and every precaution possible had been applied to guarantee that His body could not be removed. There was even the expressionContinue reading “REASON FOR REJOICING”
LOOKING FOR SIGNS!
I recall so well how shortly after becoming a Christian I was enamored with prophetic preachers and their projections regarding the return of Christ for His own. Scripture after Scripture was woven into the subject and I found it hard to comprehend where their exegesis drew the conclusions on which they were hanging their hats. Continue reading “LOOKING FOR SIGNS!”
RESURRECTION DAY 2020
It was just over twenty of us that had gathered under hushed conditions in the Garden where many of us believe the body of Jesus had been entombed. We knew that there are those who disagree with us; it made little difference as we reflected on the One who represented us on Calvary. We tookContinue reading “RESURRECTION DAY 2020”
A RESURRECTION TRUMPET
People lay out their opinions about why they do or do not give credence to the Holy Scriptures. Some of them prove interesting while others prove that the problem is conjured from negative experiences as early as childhood. I am not an argumentative person, as I have mentioned before, so I allow it to remainContinue reading “A RESURRECTION TRUMPET”
HOW DO YOU HANDLE THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST?
“Moreover, brethren, I declare to you the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received and in which you stand, by which also you are saved, if you hold fast that word which I preached to you—unless you believed in vain.” 1 Corinthians 15:1-2 It is fun to ask that question of one who you know doesContinue reading “HOW DO YOU HANDLE THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST?”
WHAT DID THEY OBSERVE?
“And all who sat in the council, looking steadfastly at him, saw his face as the face of an angel.” Acts 6:15 Some of most exciting truths of Scripture come in the form of a few words- injected into a most interesting account. For instance, “the Council saw his face like the face of anContinue reading “WHAT DID THEY OBSERVE?”