A Hebrew Look at Heaven

The book of Hebrews presents Christ’s offering and intercession as two central features of his priestly work. Although some interpreters locate the offering of Christ solely at the cross, Hebrews suggests that Christ, like the high priest on the Day of Atonement, presents his offering after entering the Holy of Holies — in this case,Continue reading “A Hebrew Look at Heaven”

Do the Math

For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed in us. Rom. 8:18 After you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you. 1 Pet. 5:10-11 Heavenly Father, thank youContinue reading “Do the Math”

Do Christians Pick And Choose Which Rules They Want To Follow?

Christians, it seems, are concerned about right and wrong. What are they supposed to be do? How should they live? What should they do to please God? One of the most common criticisms I’ve heard from non-believers is that Christians are overbearing with their rules and seem to want to impose their rules on everyoneContinue reading “Do Christians Pick And Choose Which Rules They Want To Follow?”

What Are Your Chances for Making Heaven?

In a Sunday edition of USA Weekend, the findings of a poll conducted across America were published. The question was, “What are your chances of going to heaven?” Seventy-two percent of the U.S. citizens interviewed rated their chances of making it to heaven as good to excellent. One man from Illinois rated his chances ofContinue reading “What Are Your Chances for Making Heaven?”

California Church Baptizes 1,000

A California church has taken the term ‘the church without walls’ literally, seeing almost 1,000 people baptized last Sunday. Calvary Chapel Church in Chino Hills, pastored by Jack Hibbs, held an outdoor baptism service last Sunday According to CBN News, Church Director Gina Gleason said, “California may be experiencing a spiritual revival. It’s remarkable andContinue reading “California Church Baptizes 1,000”