Why the Word Became Flesh

In time, the promised birth of a son to childless Zechariah and Elizabeth came about — John was born. His father’s song, the “Benedictus,” named after the first words of the song, is found in Luke 1:67-79, and it starts, “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, for He has visited us and accomplished redemption […]

Too Good To Be True

Daniel 8 continues the picture of God’s prophecies — which are both frightening and exciting for us as His people. Be clear: This text shows days of great evil, great suffering, and the enemies of God even winning…for a time. But be glad: Our God is greater, He rules with certain purpose and care for […]

“When We Profane What Is Holy”

Daniel 5 deals with the judgment that comes on Babylon after the king takes what was meant for the temple, what was meant to be holy, and uses it for profane, sinful uses. Obviously, we aren’t Babylonians — but we are God’s temple! What does our sin mean before God? How does He deliver us […]

When a Pagan Witnesses

How relentless, how reckless, how amazing is the love of God for you? He will do whatever it takes, He will send you wherever He has to, in order to break you from your fatal self-reliance and pride and bring you back to Himself. He loves you that much! He can even use a pagan […]