Category Archives: Books of the Bible

The Theme of Revelation

Theme: Behold the Coming of Our Triumphant King Behold: Behold the visions John saw and recorded. Coming: Jesus is coming soon.  Even so, come, Lord Jesus! King: Jesus reigns as king over all. Triumphant King: Jesus will defeat all his … Continue reading

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Beloved

Therefore, be imitators of God, as beloved children. – Ephesians 5:1 God calls us beloved children.  You are God’s beloved child – his dearly loved son or daughter.  You are dearly loved by God. The Creator and Sustainer and Sovereign … Continue reading

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Father of Glory

In Paul’s prayer in Ephesians 1:16-20, he approaches God as the Father of glory. God is our Father, and yet at the same time he is the God of all glory. In the Old Testament, God is often referred to … Continue reading

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A Prayer

Father, you have opened our blinded eyes that we might see you and know you, but too often our eyes are sleepy when it comes to your spiritual blessings. So open our eyes that we might grasp the ramifications of … Continue reading

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You Were Chosen

You were chosen. Before the foundation of the world. Before time and space existed. Before all of creation. You were on God’s mind. He was thinking about you. You were chosen. According to the purpose of his will. His purpose. … Continue reading

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Go to Jesus

In Isaiah 61, we are encouraged to go to Jesus. Go to Jesus with your poverty and affliction and receive good news of hope for future. Go to Jesus with your mourning and sorrow and find his comfort. Go to … Continue reading

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Look Forward

Isaiah 60 calls us to look forward to the New Jerusalem where: God will dwell with us in all of his glory with such brilliance that there will be no need for the sun or moon (v1-2, 19-20, see also … Continue reading

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Will We Be Faithful?

In Isaiah 59:12-15, Isaiah addresses Israel’s sins in terms that could have been written to our country today. He speaks of sin, transgression, and iniquity, and it doesn’t take long to see the moral depravity of our own nation. He … Continue reading

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Where God Dwells

For thus says the One who is high and lifted up, who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: “I dwell in the high and holy place, and also with him who is of a contrite and lowly spirit, to revive … Continue reading

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Everlasting Significance

I will give in my house and within my walls a monument and a name better than sons and daughters; I will give them an everlasting name that shall not be cut off. – Isaiah 56:5 (ESV) God is speaking … Continue reading

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