Contributed on Aug 20, 2021
As Jesus’ coming approaches, escape the wrath to come by trusting Jesus with your life, ignore those who say Jesus has already come, look for the signs, and know He is coming soon, perhaps even in your lifetime.
Several years ago, in the winter (2009), Chicago experienced heavy snowfalls. A man and his wife had over a foot of snow piled up on the roof of their two-story home. Then they had a thaw. One evening when he returned home from work, he noticed that a thick sheet of ice and snow was hanging over ...read more
Contributed on Jul 30, 2021
As we approach the chaos of the end of the age, stay true to the Lord, stay calm in the crisis, and stay strong in the faith.
To start a discussion on core values, a youth pastor in Saskatchewan, Canada, asked his youth group: “What would you do if your doctor told you that you had only 24 hours to live?” The students talked about being with friends and family, and the discussion seemed headed in the right direction. But ...read more
Contributed on Aug 26, 2021
Trust Christ with your life and wait for His coming, watch for His coming, and work until He comes out of a genuine, living faith in Him.
Several years ago, a businessman had to drive to Fort Wayne, Indiana, for work. He rented a big, brand-new, Chrysler 300 and enjoyed the ride so much that he blew past the first tollbooth. He had an I-PASS in his own car, so he didn’t think anything about it. Then he realized that the rental car ...read more
Contributed on Sep 2, 2021
If you want to participate in the great wedding feast to come, bring your lamp and join the bridal party; bring some oil, inviting God’s Spirit to dwell within; then watch for your Bridegroom to come at any time.
Several years ago, Dave Best and his fiancée planned more than a year in advance their wedding in Wales on July 6, 2008. They wanted to give their family and friends plenty of time to prepare, but they worried that even with all that lead time, some of them would not be able to attend. They ...read more
Contributed on Sep 10, 2021
If you want to manage Jesus’ money well, receive His investment in you, increase His investment in you, but most importantly, believe that He will reward you.
Before going to Europe on business, a man drove his Rolls-Royce to a downtown New York City bank and went in to ask for an immediate loan of $5,000. The loan officer swallowed hard and asked for collateral. The man replied, “Well then, here are the keys to my Rolls-Royce.” The loan officer ...read more
Contributed on Sep 17, 2021
If you want to stand in the judgment to come, be a sheep; don’t be a goat.
Jean Crist from Niagara Falls, New York, talks about her days in a Christian college, where the college president gave a weekly Monday morning chapel message. On one occasion, the student body settled down for another session of daydreaming as he launched into one of those messages. His pedestrian ...read more