Today many Christians in the world look back to the events of the last few hours of Jesus' life on earth. Today many will think about the trumped up charges and illegal trial he faced. Today many will remember with sorrow that they like Peter sometimes deny the Christ. Today many will shed tears as … Continue reading Reflections
Life in the Last Days
Read Mark 13:1-37. In this passage, Jesus tells his apostles that the pride and joy of God’s people will again face destruction. The destruction of the temple would come while their generation still lived (Mark 13:30). Today, many equate the events of Mark 13 to the Christ’s 2nd Coming and the events of the end of … Continue reading Life in the Last Days
Positives From Rapture Books and Movies
There are positive things that come from movies and books about the end times. Although there are misunderstandings of the end of time in many of these works of fiction, there are some Biblical teachings present that we can learn from. Belief in God. These stories compel you to believe in God. There is a direct appeal … Continue reading Positives From Rapture Books and Movies
When the End Comes
A bumper sticker on many cars when I was a child read, “In case of the Rapture, this car will be unmanned!” Today a popular teaching about the last days of earth include emphasis on the Rapture and a Thousand Year Reign by Christ and His faithful on earth. These teachings usually include a mysterious disappearances … Continue reading When the End Comes
Journey Through Mark – 13
Today as we catch up with Jesus and the apostles our journey takes a tour of the temple. As we look around at the architecture, the vastness of the temple complex, and its overall beauty, we must not forget the meaning the temple had to Judah. The temple was their meeting place. It was where … Continue reading Journey Through Mark – 13
Keep Christ in . . .
One of the most sarcastic songs of this season is “So This is Christmas, War is Over” originally by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. If you pay attention to the underlying tone, they are saying “Who cares if this is Christmas, what are you doing the rest of the year to help the less fortunate.” … Continue reading Keep Christ in . . .
Marriage Matters Monday
Marriage in the Mind of Christ Through the years traditions change when it comes to weddings. When I first started preforming wedding ceremonies, the bride did not rehearse, on the day of the wedding, pictures were taken after so that the groom did not see the bride until she walked down the isle, and Unity Candles were … Continue reading Marriage Matters Monday
Jesus’ First Coming
Here is a slide show from Slideshare.com of the lesson we studied at Parrish this past Sunday morning.Dec 20 Am Jesus’ First ComingView more presentations from Scott McCown.Scott