Bible Characters

The Story of Esau and Jacob

Part I Isaac was forty years old when he married Rebekah. (Genesis 25:20) After twenty years of marriage, they still had no children because Rebekah was barren. Distressed and impatient, Isaac prayed and asked the Lord to open Rebekah's womb. The Lord answered Isaac's prayer and Rebekah became pregnant, but her pregnancy was troublesome. It…

Grace

Find Freedom in Christ

A Hungry Octopus "So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed." -John 8:36 Sin is like a hungry octopus that has very long tentacles. To make matters worse, every sin comes with its own GPS tracking device. You get the picture. We can run, but we can’t hide. The GPS locator…

Bible Characters

Abraham and Isaac – Seven Prophetic Samples

 A Recent Prophetic Sample From time to time, God graciously gives mankind prophetic samples of things to come. For example, a few weeks ago on July 19, an unexpected asteroid impacted Jupiter. The crash created an impact crater approximately 6,000 miles wide! Fifteen years earlier, a comet, named Shoemaker-Levy 9, broke apart and impacted Jupiter….

Suffering

Why Does God Permit Injustice?

"Dear Mr. Wilson: I have been living in hell for the past ten years. Our daughter was raped and murdered in 1999. She was a wonderful person, my best friend. We raised her two children, they are now 20 and 22. My husband and I have tried to hide our sorrow and anger from the…

Bible Prophecy

What is the Next Prophetic Event?

"Dear Mr. Wilson: I heard you say in a seminar several years ago that you believe the selection and sealing of the 144,000 is the next prophetic event. I have three questions about this. First, how will the 144,000 know they have been selected and sealed? Second, will their selection and sealing remain a secret…