To any Muslim friends who may come across these words, I want to encourage you to read the words of the Prophet Isa – the one we call Jesus. You can read his words in the Holy Injil. Jesus was often insulted and he told his disciples that they would be insulted too. He said
I’ve been praying for North Korea lately not only because of their soon coming missile launch and nuclear programs but also because of the despotic, tyrannical, megalomaniac, antichrist rulers. When their recent ruler, Kim-Jong-Il died, I thought, “Maybe change will come.” But his son apparently will continue the suffering. This morning I read this from
In 1981 a devastating flood hit central China. During the flood an ancient pagoda collapsed at Famen Temple. A few years later, archaeologists were digging through the rubble when they made a startling discovery. Sealed in a miniature stone casket, they found what they believed to be part of one of the Buddha’s fingers. It
“It is finished,” Jesus said, or more accurately in the Greek, “It has been completed.” The perfect life, the perfect humility, the perfect submission even to the point of death, and therefore, the perfect offering on behalf of guilty sinners had been offered so that the work to obtain eternal salvation was now completed. Paul
When my wife and I were in Juarez, Mexico last year, we travelled with our friend Antonio into this dangerous city to attend Bible studies that he had started. As we drove through military checkpoints he pointed out houses to us. “Do you see that empty house? The drug people demanded that the residents move.
Did you ever consider the connection between the resurrection of Jesus and the creation of the world? When Paul gave his sermon on Mars Hill, the Athenians politely listened to all he said. They were, after all, according to Paul’s words, men who were “very religious in all respects” (Acts 17:22). But when Paul mentioned
This morning my wife and I were reading in 1 Kings about the last days of Solomon’s reign. Because of his idolatry God raised up enemies against him. One of them was Hadad of Edom. Hadad was a survivor of a slaughter by King David many years previous. In one battle, David and his army