We know plenty about the man Peter. His name comes from the word for rock, he was a fisherman on Galilee, he was living in Capernaum at the beginning of his discipleship, he was married, leader of the apostles, and the first to recognise Jesus as the Christ. However he tended to be somewhat boisterous, … Continue reading First Letter of Peter
"But Jonah didn’t argue. He didn’t try to talk God out of it. He didn’t even attempt a compromise. He just fled." Bible Study Jonah, rather than being a book of prophecy, is more of a book of history. The only real prophecy in this book is the prophecy that in ‘forty days the city … Continue reading Jonah: Prayers and Answers
According to the command of Scripture, today is the Lord’s Day, a day to worship God. Even though most brothers and sisters are under the supervision and control of community authorities at their homes, and more than a dozen brothers, sisters, pastors, and preachers are in prison, those brothers and sisters who can still freely … Continue reading Early Rain Covenant Church Urgent Prayer Update #18
1. Matthew Suffered martyrdom in Ethiopia, Killed by a sword wound. 2. Mark Died in Alexandria, Egypt , after being dragged by Horses through the streets until he was dead. 3. Luke Was hanged in Greece as a result of his tremendous Preaching to the lost. 4. John Faced martyrdom when he was boiled in … Continue reading How the Apostles Died.
Ten weeks later on August 22, at two in the morning, my family piled into the station wagon. Dad prayed as we always did before starting any journey. As we pulled out of the driveway, I remembered another family tradition. “I love you, Daddy.” “I love you, too, Abigail.” “I love you, Mama.” “I love … Continue reading The Arrival – Part 2
Now as Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, he took the twelve disciples aside and said to them, "We are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be betrayed to the chief priests and the teachers of the law. They will condemn him to death and will turn him over to the … Continue reading Jesus’ death on the cross was no accident.
https://youtu.be/RcjkJp9VxY8 Sacrifice (Lyrics) Oh this must be the hardest hill I've ever climbed For I must sacrifice you promised son of mine And so I go to worship with you by my side And trust a sacrifice He will provide And though I cherish you, I must now offer you To him who is … Continue reading “Sacrifice”
Franklin Graham, the eldest son of the Rev. Billy Graham, who died last month at the age of 99, shared with his followers on social media what’s written on the “simple” marker on his father’s grave.
On Twitter, Graham wrote that his father “was laid to rest on the grounds of @TheBGLibrary” beside his wife, Ruth, and the etching on the marker reads:
Preacher of the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ
The verse reads, “Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.'”
In another tweet, Graham wrote that his father has said, “I’m prepared to die, in fact I’m looking forward to it—And when you’re prepared to die, you’re also prepared to live.”
Earlier, he explained on the Today show the reason behind the epitaph: “When my mother passed away, we knew…
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"Thou hast made the Lord, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation." - Psalms 91:9 The Israelites in the wilderness were continually exposed to change. Whenever the pillar stayed its motion, the tents were pitched; but tomorrow, ere the morning sun had risen, the trumpet sounded, the ark was in motion, and … Continue reading “Thou hast made the Lord…thy habitation.”