And then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. (Luke 21:27 ESV) This song relates a deep longing to see Jesus finally returning as He promised he would. At the end of the age Jesus comes to get His bride—the Church—who has made herself ready (Revelation... Continue Reading →
And they have conquered him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, for they loved not their lives even unto death. (Revelation 12:11).
There eis a great deal that I love about this song. I think most of all it expresses well the consequence of what Jesus did on the cross. Jesus died for a purpose, and part of that Purpose was to enable believers to enter into the presence of God without being obliterated because of... Continue Reading →
"And they devoted themselves to the apostle's teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers." (Acts 2:42 ESV) In reading the New Testament, it is striking to see how simple the church was at its earliest. We can see this vividly in the second chapter of Acts, where it is described... Continue Reading →
ALL I NEED reminds me of just how much Jesus has truly done for me, in provision, grace, salvation, adoption—the myriad things that I don't see ever second of every day.
There are various kinds of people that will end up in your Church on any given Sunday. I think it is useful to think about what those kinds of people are, and how we can plan to help them in our congregation. There are four major categories of unbelievers: nominal Christians, people looking for answers,... Continue Reading →
I first heard this song on the Passion: Even So Come (2015), and it quickly gained a permanent spot on my playlist of go-to worship songs. It always reminds me of Revelation 19, the marriage supper of the Lamb: 6 Then I heard what seemed to be the voice of a great multitude, like the roar of... Continue Reading →