WWUTT: Mark of the Beast?

In Revelation 12 and 13, the Apostle John described an unholy trinity - an imitation of the triune God - consisting of the Dragon or Satan, the first beast who is the anti-christ; and the second beast – the false prophet. The second beast makes all the earth worship the first beast, performing great signs and deceptions, and causes those who wouldn’t worship the beast to be slain. Also it causes all, both small and great, both rich and poor, both free and slave, to be marked on the right hand or … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 167: This Your Day

[display_podcast]You talk about a collision of conflicting emotions, welcome to Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into His beloved city of Jerusalem.As you will hear in this PODCAST, all of this emotional turmoil will come to a climax as Jesus paused during His Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem, gazed longingly at breathtaking panorama, and then suddenly sang this song of lament: 41 Now as He drew near, He saw the city and wept over it, 42 saying, “If you had known, even you, especially in this your d … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 166: The Worst of the Worst of the Worst

[display_podcast]The Apostle John turned out to be quite the lyricist. One could almost sing some of his melodious verses. In fact, many of us have.As you will hear in this PODCAST, John wasn’t a scholar, not by any stretch of imagination. Quite unlike the Apostle Paul, for example.John engaged in virtually no complex doctrinal discussions involving the nuances of theology, the kinds of stuff in which Paul reveled.John’s Greek is so simplistic that 1 John is invariably the first b … [Read more...]

WWUTT: God Doesn’t Make Anyone Believe?

In John 15:16, Jesus said, “You didn’t choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit…” Now, some have argued that this doesn’t apply to everyone, only the Disciples. God appoints His messengers, but He does not appoint people to believe in that message. So, when Paul said, “But when He who bad set me apart before I was born, and who called me by His grace, was pleased to reveal His Son to me in order that I might preach…” (Galatians 1: 15-16) Or when God said … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 165: “I Want to See.”

[display_podcast]Meet Blind Bartimaeus, a man who seems at first blush to be nothing more than a bit player in this most dramatic and poignant moment.As you will hear in this PODCAST, this wasn’t the first time that Jesus healed a blind man. Nor is this the first time we have talked about Jesus healing a blind man. Last November, Podcast 141, comes to mind. So I would totally understand if you were tempted to bring to this story a sense of “been there, done that,” Déjà vu all over again. … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 164: So Near, and Yet So Far

[display_podcast] You could call this story an epic “Opportunity Lost.” You talk about a guy presented with a once-in-a-lifetime golden opportunity, an opportunity that he squandered. An opportunity that he squandered Badly. And. Sadly. As you will hear in this PODCAST, we're talking about an offer rarely made, and shockingly dismissed. A young man who burst on the scene like a blazing comet streaking overhead, only to flame out and fall out of the sky to come crashing and burning to earth … [Read more...]


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