Great Escapes 2, from Daniel: How and Why God Sometimes Rescues at (or Past) the Last Minute

From the hordes of obedient government officials summoned to the plain of Dura to fall down and worship the image made by King Nebuchadnezzar, just three captives from Judah refused. Amid the noise and flattened crowds in all the broad plain of Dura, only Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego stood tall before the looming ninety-foot high, … Continue reading Great Escapes 2, from Daniel: How and Why God Sometimes Rescues at (or Past) the Last Minute

Why Follow the Bible?

Photo by Luis Quintero on Pexels.com Scripture testifies to its own benefits. I labeled such a statement as fallacious when teaching logic to my  composition students, but this post concerns the Bible: God-breathed, the book of books by the King of kings. After more than 50 years of seeing how the Bible changes me and … Continue reading Why Follow the Bible?

Single-Minded

Photo by Paul Garaizar on Unsplash Even well-meaning Christians may pressure unmarried fellow believers to marry and raise a family. But what does the Bible say about singles? Paul begins 1 Corinthians 7 by writing, “Now concerning the things about which you wrote, it is good for a man not to touch a woman, But … Continue reading Single-Minded

When Is the Rapture?

Concerning the last days tribulation, most Christ-believers want to know when, as 1 Thessalonians 4:17 says, they will be raptured from earth “to meet the Lord in the air, and so we shall always be with the Lord.” It’s commonly believed that the rapture could happen any day now. But what does the Bible say? … Continue reading When Is the Rapture?