Our sons and their families are coming home for Christmas. We have grandsons hoping for a snowy Christmas to go sledding, build a snowman, and throw snowballs! One of them hopes that Papa and Gramma will give him a puppy for Christmas. Their hopes are wishes. It's how the word is used today. Wishes that…Read more Advent Hope and a Winter Wish
A friend of mine said to me this week, “I am so excited about the return of Christ.” We had been discussing what the return of our Lord meant. Think about it with me for just a moment. There will be healthy and happy children. We will hear the sounds of children laughing and playing…Read more The Blessed Hope
Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on me! It's a vital part of my morning and evening prayers. When I journal and examine my life, I realize how far short of the glory of God I fall. With gratitude I acknowledge His forgiveness and for His grace that redeems and sanctifies me. It's another reason that…Read more The Rapture Gives Me Hope
“The time is near when all things will end. So think clearly and control yourselves so you will be able to pray. Most importantly, love each other deeply, because love will cause people to forgive each other for many sins. Open your homes to each other, without complaining.” (1 Peter 4:7–9, NCV) Last night at…Read more LIVING IN THE END TIMES
The Second Coming of Christ is an appeal to walk with integrity and glistening purity. The passages encourage us make Jesus’ life a model for our own lives. All who have this hope in him purify themselves, just as he is pure. 1 John 3:3, NIV The Bible warns us against date setting. An unhealthy…Read more May 21st worthy of Aesop’s Fables
During a conversation with a new acquaintance, after inquiring what kind of work I did, he asked for my thoughts about the Second Coming of Christ. I love it, when that question comes up. “We are filled with hope, as we wait for the glorious return of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ.” Titus…Read more A Little Common Sense, Please!