Why the Role of a High Priest Still Matters

so Christ, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to deal with sin but to save those who are eagerly waiting for him. (‭Hebrews‬ ‭9‬:‭28‬ ESV) As my High Priest, Jesus is both the Mediator and the Sacrifice. As the God-Man Jesus is the perfection of divinity wrapped in the flesh and blood of humanity. He was tempted to sin, but never did. Jesus sympathizes with me because He understands me. In the same way that Old Testament high priests – although themselves… Read More

Reminders from the Book of Revelation

He who testifies to these things says, “Surely I am coming soon.” Amen. Come, Lord Jesus! (Revelation 22:20 ESV) When it comes to the Book of Revelation some well-intended believers get caught up in forecasting the details of the last days, resulting in their missing the central theme of John’s letter to the seven churches over which he had leadership. What many view as the secret code to understand the end times is actually intended to be exactly what it says in it’s opening line: “The revelation of Jesus Christ.” The book… Read More

Why You Can Trust God’s Timing

But do not overlook this one fact, beloved, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance. (2 Peter 3:8, 9 ESV) The passing of time is consistent. A second is always a second; a minute always lasts one minute. Time is life’s metronome. Throughout history man has walked with the same cadence… Read More

Living with an Eternal Perspective

“So you, too, must keep watch! For you don’t know what day your Lord is coming. (Matthew 24:42 NLT) In the beginning of time, God created Man in His image – and Man was perfect. But Man willfully rebelled against God and sinned, knowing that it meant certain death. The Lord, in compassion and covenant love, offered the first blood sacrifice in order to temporarily atone for sin and to cover Man with animal skins. Then, The Lord came to earth in human form and made the eternal and final atonement for… Read More