Something Christians and non-Christians generally agree on is that this world had a beginning and it’s going to have an end. Non Christians will say it started by accident & it’s going to finish by accident. Christians will say it started with God and it’s going to finish with God.
When the Son of God steps into history I would expect He’s going to let us in in a few secrets. And He’s told us today what’s going to happen at the end of the universe.
Jesus is going to come back to earth as King and everything will stop. He will sit on a throne and every person from every race and every age will be gathered in front of Him and He will sort them into 2 groups. Just two. They may look similar, but their destinies will be hideously different.
WHO: What do you know about these 5 people?
- belonged to the one church in Antioch
- Barnabas – son of encouragement, picked up Saul
- Simeon – a black African (multi-racial)
- Lucius – from Cyrene = Libya
- Manaen - foster brother of Herod Antipas (now dead) who killed John and tried Jesus.
- Saul – a converted Jew & exterminator of Christians.
Oh Lord, You are my God.
Earnestly I seek You.
Just stop there. Take a moment to drink up those words.
PRAYER;. Bible Passage Ephesians 4:11-24 Text: Ephesians 4:11-16 Today I am continuing my previous two Studies in Ephesians 4 given in February and March, headed "Equipped for Service (Ministry) " based on verses 11-13 in chapter 4.
Let's see what each US note prints: IN GOD WE TRUST, we trust God, this is the beginning of the United States! Today we will hear what the apostle Paul said: “Abraham’s faith was credited to him as righteousness” (Rom 4:9). He meant to say: To see Abraham's righteousness from his trust in God. Why do we need to see Abraham's righteousness from his faith? Let’s take a look at what Abraham’s faith is, what kind of action his faith includes.
WHAT GETS OUR ATTENTION ?
SIRENS--- CAR HORNS---THE BABY CRYING---- THE SMELL OF
SMOKE--- THE RED LIGHT ON THE CAR DASH
ANYTHING OUT OF THE ORDINARY
There are so many things in life today that are out to get our attention. The wailing sirens of police cars and ambulances, the blaring of car horns in the city. Has anybody been to New York? The noise is unbelievable!
The question ‘what is man?’ is a question put before us in Psalm 8. It is a question which has occupied the mind of humanity though history. What is the measure of man? What gives humans value, identity and purpose?
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