When God weeps over his ruined reputation – Ezekiel 38 & 39, Part 4

Is it possible God is so emotional that he would weep? Is it possible that he cares about his reputation? I think so. In the previous post we talked about how repeated says in Ezekiel chapters 38 and 39 that he is zealous for his holy name. What “zealous for his holy name” means isContinue reading “When God weeps over his ruined reputation – Ezekiel 38 & 39, Part 4”

God’s passion for relationship with you – Ezekiel 38 & 39, Part 3

How passionate is God about being in relationship with you? How much does he love you? Do you ever wonder about this? Does God seem distant? Keep reading, and I think you’ll find out how God really feels about you. So far in our study of Ezekiel 38, we’ve learned about the vast armies ofContinue reading “God’s passion for relationship with you – Ezekiel 38 & 39, Part 3”

How to read Revelation and apocalyptic literature – Ezekiel 38 & 39, Part 2

When you think of that word apocalyptic, what comes to mind?   The Apocalypse!  The end of the world, right?  A massive destructive event in which most or all people die.  In our day and age, we think of something like a full-scale nuclear war.  Or we think of a giant asteroid smashing into the earth,Continue reading “How to read Revelation and apocalyptic literature – Ezekiel 38 & 39, Part 2”

Is it possible to know if Jesus is coming soon? – Ezekiel 38 & 39, Part 1

A woman and her daughter stopped by the church office this week, looking for information about the Hispanic Church that rents from us.  After I gave her the info, she began walking out the office door, then she stopped, turned and said to me, “Jesus is coming soon!” I always feel awkward when people sayContinue reading “Is it possible to know if Jesus is coming soon? – Ezekiel 38 & 39, Part 1”

What do people in your community think about God? – Ezekiel 38 & 39, Preview

What is God’s reputation in your community?  When the people in your neighborhood or workplace think about God, do they view God as having a good reputation or a bad reputation?  I would encourage you to ask them.  You might find it fascinating to hear what they have to say, and it just might leadContinue reading “What do people in your community think about God? – Ezekiel 38 & 39, Preview”