The Nations as an Inheritance

“He declares the power of His works to His people; He gives to them the nations as an inheritance.” (Psalm 111:6) I had the joy of bringing the word this past weekend to Ministerios Betesda, a Hispanic congregation in south Florida. This was our second time together for a conference and I was invited to… Read More

The Inheritance of God

“He chose our inheritance for us — the splendor of Jacob, whom he loves! Selah!” (Psalm 47:4 {verse 5 in English Translations})   In the immediate sense, the psalmist is clearly thinking about how God is the one who not only brought the people into Canaan, casting out the Canaanites, but also that it is… Read More

“All the peoples must strike their hand! Cry aloud with a voice of jubilation!” (Psalm 47:2 {verse 1 in English Translations})   And the psalm of celebration begins! First of all, notice to whom this command is being uttered. It is not just to the people around the throne of God nor is it just… Read More

Playing Dominoes in Ukraine

I spent about half an hour the other day playing a game of two-on-two Dominoes with several of my Ukrainian students. The game was the basic game that I had played as a child, though it has been many years since I had played, and it was fairly easy to follow the progression even though… Read More

In These Last Days… : Hebrews 1:1-4 (part 4)

“in these last days…”   It seems like every time there is a natural disaster or some sort of terrible event, that religious groups begin crawling out of the woodwork proclaiming that the end times are here.  Over the years, people have also tried to read the events that are listed in the book of… Read More