The Sound of Silence

The Sound of Silence

When He opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven for about half an hour. – Revelation 8:1   In 1964 The Sound of Silence was released by Simon and Garfunkel. It was a song composed by Paul Simon the year before. Some speculate it was written in...
Don’t give up – PRAY!

Don’t give up – PRAY!

“Peter was therefore kept in prison, but constant prayer was offered to God for him by the church.” – Acts 12:5 The early disciples of Acts were people of prayer. Their prayers were often spurred on by persecution and imprisonment. In Acts 12 their leader James...
Jesus’ Joy

Jesus’ Joy

“These things I have spoken to you, that My joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be full” (John 15:11). Joy, that’s something you don’t see a lot of in our world today. And that’s understandable. Right about now the reality of failed New Year’s resolutions is...
Resurrection Revelations

Resurrection Revelations

I have hope in God, which they themselves also accept, that there will be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and the unjust. – Acts 24:15   What do you believe about the resurrection? It’s important to know what you believe about the resurrection of people...
The Power of the Resurrection

The Power of the Resurrection

  He is risen! He is not here. -Mark 16:6c   The resurrection embodies the power of God available to humanity. The resurrection is God’s imprimatur on the cross-work of His only Son Jesus. The resurrection is something unique to Christianity and something many fail to...