1705) Hopes and Fears

From "Don't Let Christmas Destroy You" by Joshua Rogers, posted December 6, 2017 at:  www.joshuarogers.com ----------------------      A few years ago, on Christmas Day, a friend was celebrating with…

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1703) Worship in North Korea

  North Korean Christians gathering in secret for prayer. ----------------- From the December 5, 2017 reading of "Standing Strong Through the Storm," posted at:  www.opendoorsusa.org  (no author's name is listed) ---------------------…

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1702) Seeing the Invisible

By Rick Warren, December 1, 2017, at:  www.pastorrick.com ---------------      There is a strong belief in our culture that influences every one of us, whether we want it to…

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1700) Advent (part two of three)

Definition of apocalypse:  a)  a class of Jewish or Christian writings that appeared from about 200 B.C. to 350 A. D., that were assumed to make revelation of the ultimate divine purpose. b)  a prophetic revelation, especially concerning a cataclysm in which the forces of good permanently triumph over the forces of evil.      The phrase “apocalyptic literature” is used to describe the use of symbols, images, and…

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1698) The Biggest Interruption

----------------------------------------      Jerry had a bad week.  There was some trouble at work, his car broke down on the highway costing him over a thousand dollars, and he had been…

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