Revelation

Detailed outline of the Book of Revelation – end-times events, symbols, and entities witnessed by John

Written by John, the book of Revelation is often difficult to interpret, comprehend, and place in context with the rest of the Bible.  Here is a detailed overview, in outline form, of the events that are witnessed by John and recorded in the book of Revelation. A GENERAL OVERVIEW OF…
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Modern Day Lessons

How Christians should deal with death (and no, every loss does not happen “for a reason”)

When we experience the loss or death of a loved one, hurt and pain are minimized through a variety of coping mechanisms. Often, we rationalize the death as having been the result of some unknown reason or purpose that is beyond our ability to comprehend. Fact is, death is an…
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Genesis

Jacob wrestles with God – and earns a new name (Genesis 32:22 – 32:32)

During the night, Jacob took his two wives, two female servants, and eleven sons to cross a ford on the Jabbok River. After sending his family across the river, followed by all his possessions, Jacob was left alone. During the night, a “man” wrestled with Jacob. When the man saw…
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Genesis

Jacob prepares to meet his estranged brother, Esau (Genesis 32:1 – 32:21)

As Jacob prepared to return to the Promised Land, he was met by angels in a place he named Mahanaim (meaning “two camps”). He recognized that God was with him. Jacob sent two messengers ahead of the caravan to meet his estranged brother, Esau, who lived in Seir, in the region…
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Christian News

Mosque serves breakfast for hundreds of Philly police in show of gratitude and respect

I’ve written before about the potentially divisive message in the religion of Islam and the need for the Muslim community to step up their game and take the initiative to promote peace and goodwill in their communities. Yesterday, a Philadelphia mosque did just that. At 6:00 AM, the Muslim American…
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