John 14:1-14 – Houses Of The Holy

John 14:1-14 – Houses Of The Holy

Geneticists are trying to 23andMe Jesus.Dr. George Busby is an evolutionary geneticist at the University of Oxford. In a 2017 interview he said, “An archaeologist discovered what he believes are the bones of one of the most famous of all saints: John the Baptist. I was interested in what DNA analy

Prophecy Update #710 – ChatBot3

Prophecy Update #710 – ChatBot3

We reserve a few minutes Sunday morning to suggest news, or trends, that seem to be predicted by a literal, futurist reading of the Bible. We are careful to use recognized, reliable sources for news. There is a lot of sensationalism surrounding unfulfilled Bible prophecy, and we don’t want to ad

The New Deal (Genesis 30:25-43)

The New Deal (Genesis 30:25-43)

In 1983 Heidi Roizen founded a small software company with her brother, Peter. Shortly after, Heidi found herself in Steve Jobs’ office, trying to negotiate a deal with the infamous CEO. Her company would be distributing a word processing application that had been developed by some of her employees

You’ve Got A Fiend In Me (John 13:16-38)

You’ve Got A Fiend In Me (John 13:16-38)

Do you have a tell?A ‘tell’ is an action, physical or verbal, that gives away information about you:In Frozen II, Anna recognizes that Elsa wears their mothers scarf when she’s worried. In Kung Fu Panda, Oogway tells Po, “You eat when you’re upset.”We mostly think of tells in card games, like poker.

Prophecy Update #709 – Biometric News Roundup

Prophecy Update #709 – Biometric News Roundup

We reserve a few minutes Sunday morning to suggest news, or trends, that seem to be predicted by a literal, futurist reading of the Bible. We are careful to use recognized, reliable sources for news. There is a lot of sensationalism surrounding unfulfilled Bible prophecy, and we don’t want to ad

Baby Blues (Genesis 29:31-30:24)

Baby Blues (Genesis 29:31-30:24)

Some contests aren’t worth winning. Have you heard of the “Rolling in the Grits” competition in St. George, South Carolina? How about the Shin Kicking World Championship? There’s a World Bog Snorkeling Championship, and many ‘wife-carrying’ contests can be found all over the world, from Kazakhstan

I Always Feel Like…Somebody’s Washin’ Me (John 13:1-15)

I Always Feel Like…Somebody’s Washin’ Me (John 13:1-15)

“Who are you wearing?”On the Red Carpet, a celebrity might say Gucci, Versace, or Armani. In Kings County, you might say Workingman’s Store, Target, or WalMart. My Junior and Senior years in high school in Southern California the cool kids wore Levi button fly 501 jeans from Millers Outpost, white p

Prophecy Update #708 – Beast Breath

Prophecy Update #708 – Beast Breath

Ron Rhodes said, “The importance of eschatology is found in the fact that about 25% of divine revelation was prophetic when originally written. In other words, one out of four verses in the Bible are prophetic in nature.”We reserve a few minutes to discuss current trends that you’d expect from read

Your Love Is Lifting Me Higher And Higher (John 12:27-50)

Your Love Is Lifting Me Higher And Higher (John 12:27-50)

I’m OK, right up until the technician asks, “Have you ever had metal shavings in your eyes?”Metal shavings can get in your eyes without you knowing it. As a teen, I worked summers with my Dad & brothers at the auto shop. Safety equipment, like eye protection, was not provided by management. What

Sister Wives (Genesis 29:14-30)

Sister Wives (Genesis 29:14-30)

It is very unlikely that you will be struck by lightning this year. You’ve got a one-in-a-million chance. Though, over the course of your life, the odds move quite a bit. Live to be 80 and your chance is one in fifteen thousand.[1]https://www.weather.gov/safety/lightning-oddsBeing attacked by a shar

Palm The King On The Donkey (John 12:12-26)

Palm The King On The Donkey (John 12:12-26)

“How many horses you got under the hood?”I can’t help but think Muscle Cars when I hear “horsepower.” Number One on most 1970s lists is the Chevrolet Chevelle SS454. 450 HP, Muncie 4 speed transmission, 12 bolt rear end with positraction, F41 heavy duty suspension, and functional cowl induction h

Prophecy Update #707 – Beast One

Prophecy Update #707 – Beast One

We reserve a few minutes Sunday morning to suggest news, or trends, that seem to be predicted by a literal, futurist reading of the Bible. A futurist expects the remaining, unfulfilled End Times prophecies to be fulfilled in the future. They are not allegories, or merely ‘apocalyptic’ literature

The Old Man And The Sheep (Genesis 29:1-13)

The Old Man And The Sheep (Genesis 29:1-13)

At first glance, our passage tonight reads like a classic “boy meets girl” story. Against steep odds and with the help of chivalry and the serendipitous crossing of paths, our characters find each other and live happily ever after. Except, we know they don’t exactly live happily ever after. There ar

Glad Hair Day (John 11:45-12:11)

Glad Hair Day (John 11:45-12:11)

Aggressive Inline Skating… All-Terrain Boarding… Banzai Skydiving… BMX… Bungee Jumping… Canyoning… Cliff Diving… Cluster Ballooning… Deep Water Soloing…They are a partial list of Extreme Sports. We admire athletes who give it their all. There are two ‘extremes’ in our text.Mary was extreme in h

Prophecy Update #706 – Red And Ready

Prophecy Update #706 – Red And Ready

We reserve a few minutes Sunday morning to suggest news, or trends, that seem to be predicted by a literal, futurist reading of the Bible. A futurist expects the remaining, unfulfilled End Times prophecies to be fulfilled in the future. They are not allegories, or merely ‘apocalyptic’ literature

John 11:1-44 – While My Savior Gently Weeps

John 11:1-44 – While My Savior Gently Weeps

The waiting room.“I hate when they make you wait in the room. ‘Cause it says ‘Waiting Room.’ There’s no chance of not waiting. ‘Cause they call it the waiting room, they’re gonna use it. They’ve got it. It’s all set up for you to wait.”You might recognize that snippet from comic Jerry Seinfeld.

Prophecy Update #705 – Back To The Futurist

Prophecy Update #705 – Back To The Futurist

We reserve a few minutes Sunday morning to suggest news, or trends, that seem to be predicted by a literal, futurist reading of the Bible. A futurist expects the remaining, unfulfilled End Times prophecies to be fulfilled in the future. They are not allegories, or merely ‘apocalyptic’ literature

Are You Gonna Go My Way? (Genesis 28)

Are You Gonna Go My Way? (Genesis 28)

I was not interested in my gen-ed, Intro To Sociology class. So, when I had to report on a classic essay titled Body Ritual Among the Nacirema,[1](https://www.sfu.ca/~palys/Miner-1956-BodyRitualAmongTheNacirema.pdf) I paid very little attention to what I was reading. The essay was about a strange tr

Prophecy Update #700 – WHO’s On First, WEF Is On Second

Prophecy Update #700 – WHO’s On First, WEF Is On Second

We reserve a few minutes to discuss current trends that you’d expect from reading Bible prophecy. We are futurists. We interpret all unfulfilled prophetic passages as future events that will occur in a literal, physical, apocalyptic, and global context. Biometrics, Artificial Intelligence, cashles

Savior’s Away, My Foes, Savior’s Away (John 8:12-27)

Savior’s Away, My Foes, Savior’s Away (John 8:12-27)

Countdowns are expected in action and adventure films. Most often, it’s a timer on a bomb. The absolute, hands down, most intense, edge-of-your-seat, I-know-he-won’t-die-but-I’m-still-anxious, defusing was in 1964’s Goldfinger. The bomb was in Fort Knox (where there once was gold). Bond, James B

Prophecy Update #699 – One Card To Rule Them All

Prophecy Update #699 – One Card To Rule Them All

We reserve a few minutes to discuss current trends that you’d expect from reading Bible prophecy. We are futurists. We interpret all unfulfilled prophetic passages as future events that will occur in a literal, physical, apocalyptic, and global context. Biometrics, Artificial Intelligence, cashless

Who Are You? I Really Want To Know (Genesis 27:1-45)

Who Are You? I Really Want To Know (Genesis 27:1-45)

Rebecca D’Antonio of Orlando found true love online. ‘Matthew’ told her he was a widower, raising a 5 year old son. Rebecca said, “We just had a lot in common. We liked to try new foods. It was like there was definitely a connection.” During their year-long relationship, Matthew would never agree to

You Don’t Stone Me,  I’m Not One of Your Little Ploys (John 8:1-11)

You Don’t Stone Me, I’m Not One of Your Little Ploys (John 8:1-11)

Living on a sail boat docked in a private marina, having a pet alligator named Elvis, driving a Ferrari Daytona Spyder, packing a Bren Ten in a shoulder holster…All while wearing fashionable pastels. Miami Vice made it seem so cool.Vice is the arm of the police department concerned with immoral act