Monthly Archives: March 2013

THE SUN OF RIGHTEOUSNESS SHALL RISE WITH HEALING IN ITS WINGS

 Malachi 4:2 (English Standard Version) Unique among the Minor Prophets, Malachi was the last of the Old Testament prophets. He lived in the mid 5th century before the coming of Christ, during one of the most disappointing periods of Israelite … Continue reading

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ZECHARIAH –– “THE KING IS COMING!”

“Major Prophets” like Isaiah, Jeremiah, Daniel and some of the “Minor Prophets” anticipated a coming age of peace and forgiveness. Perhaps none of the “Minor Prophets” alluded to the coming Messiah with more detail than the prophet Zechariah who lived 500 years … Continue reading

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THE DAY OF THE LORD IS COMING!

“The great Day of the Lord is near –– near and coming quickly!” (Zephaniah 1:14). Zephaniah lived during the reign of Judah’s king Josiah (640-609 BC) –– over 2600 years ago –– and his words were spoked with urgency and … Continue reading

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IS YOUR GOD HOMELESS?

“My house remains a ruin” (Haggai 1:9) After the children of Israel returned to their homeland from Babylonian captivity, they faced stiff opposition from their neighbors and decided not to continue re-building the temple of God (read about it in … Continue reading

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HOW DO WE COPE WITH BAD ‘NEWS’?

Every morning the radio wakes us up to the latest News –– international news, national news, local news. Whether it is ABC, CBS, Fox News or NBC, most of the News is bad.  Innocent people have been shot; earthquakes have … Continue reading

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