Whose Kingdom, Which Lord? Jesus & Nationalism, part 2 (Caesar Augustus and Empire)

This is part two of a five part series on Jesus and Nationalism.  It reads as one fluid written sermon so you may want to read the rest of the series.  I have never spoken this sermon but figured I would use the blog to get the text out there… ————————————————————– Earlier I had you [Read More…]

Final Thoughts on Why Mark 13 Matters Today! [Earthquakes…Signs of the Times, 10 (Mark 13)]

This is the tenth and final post in a series titled: Earthquakes… Signs of the Times?  I invite you to read the rest of the series here to catch up (the first post would be extremely helpful)… ———————————————————————— We began this series with the observation that the combination of attributing natural disasters to God’s judgment [Read More…]

The Rest of the Biblical Story and the Rapture of the Church [Earthquakes…Signs of the Times, 9 (Mark 13)]

This is the ninth post in a series titled: Earthquakes… Signs of the Times? I invite you to read the rest of the series here to catch up (the first post would be extremely helpful)… ——————————————————————– So far we have examined some “big picture” themes from Mark 13. Our next step is to attempt to [Read More…]

Shaking Up the Heavens…Cosmic Destruction? [Earthquakes…Signs of the Times, 8 (Mark 13)]

This is the eighth post in a series titled: Earthquakes… Signs of the Times? I invite you to read the rest of the series here to catch up (the first post would be extremely helpful)… ——————————————————— Here is the text that needs to be dealt with in order to close some open-ended questions that still [Read More…]