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 trib

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

Prophecy Update #698 – Take Your Stinking Hands Off Me, You Dumb Human

Prophecy Update #698 – Take Your Stinking Hands Off Me, You Dumb Human

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

Like Father, Like Son (Genesis 26:1-35)

Like Father, Like Son (Genesis 26:1-35)

Did you see the footage of Mike Tyson pummeling a fellow passenger on a recent flight? It was decided that no criminal charges will be filed.[1]https://www.sportingnews.com/us/boxing/news/mike-tyson-punch-passenger-airplane/rinx9kursz3jvxmxjtd2oahj Watch the whole video and you see that the man kept

A River Runs Through You (John 7:37-53)

A River Runs Through You (John 7:37-53)

‘Misinformation’ is the word on everyone’s lips.It is defined as, “incorrect or misleading information presented as fact.” Misinformation is unintentional. Disinformation is intentional. In the COVID19 era, social media posts are routinely marked as misinformation, then deleted. Entire profiles disa

Prophecy Update #697 – Bodies And Souls

Prophecy Update #697 – Bodies And Souls

Joel Rosenberg writes, “God has not given us Bible prophecy to scare us but to prepare us.”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 litera

Turning Red (Genesis 25:19-34)

Turning Red (Genesis 25:19-34)

A legend is told of a man who traveled through southeast China many centuries ago. He kept all his food in a clay jar. When it was time for a meal he would put the jar over a fire and warm what was inside. The jar held a variety of ingredients, but – being near the coast – one night it had shark fin

Returned To Sender, Address Unknown (John 7:25-36)

Returned To Sender, Address Unknown (John 7:25-36)

It’s hard to believe that Newsies opened on Broadway as a limited engagement.The popular musical’s limited engagement became an extended run of more than one thousand performances. A 2014 revival of Jesus Christ Superstar lasted only 116 performances. One critic thought it clever to title his revi

Prophecy Update #696 – Chips Ahead

Prophecy Update #696 – Chips Ahead

I came across this quote: “Because the Bible is the only book which gives us an accurate forecast of the future, we must turn to its pages in order that we may be delivered from inexcusable ignorance in the present and be prepared as God unfolds His prophetic program.”We reserve a few minutes to dis

He Ain’t Heavenly, He’s Our Brother (John 7:1-24)

He Ain’t Heavenly, He’s Our Brother (John 7:1-24)

All I really need to know I learned on Saturday mornings watching The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle.• I learned history from Mr. Peabody. • I was exposed to the Classics from Fractured Fairy Tales. • Dudley Do-Right of the Mounties provided a moral compass and taught me that ‘character counts.’

Prophecy Update #695 – Crispr Critters

Prophecy Update #695 – Crispr Critters

Tim La Haye once said, “Prophecy is not so difficult that we can’t understand it, or else God would not have put it into Scripture. There has never been a more urgent time when God’s people have needed to know His wonderful plan for the future, and it can be found in the one book that tells us the

No One’s Ever Really Gone (Genesis 25:1-18)

No One’s Ever Really Gone (Genesis 25:1-18)

In The Last Jedi, the Skywalkers and company deal with passing the torch from the older generation, who are dying off, to the younger, amidst significant family drama. In the movie, Luke Skywalker famously says, “No one’s ever really gone.” That may have been a screenwriter’s attempt at being profou

The Newness Of The Spirit (Sunrise 2022)

The Newness Of The Spirit (Sunrise 2022)

The Christian life is one of discovery. As we walk with Christ the Holy Spirit through His word reveals to us our new position and power in Christ by grace. Paul in Ephesians 1:17-20 prayed,17 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revela

The Runaway Bride (Genesis 24:1-28)

The Runaway Bride (Genesis 24:1-28)

Every year, around 10,000 mail-order bride marriages occur in the United States.[1]https://healthresearchfunding.org/17-incredible-mail-order-brides-statistics/ Maybe, like me, you didn’t know that in 2005 the US instituted the International Marriage Broker Regulation Act. One news article trying to

Fails Of Our Fathers (Joshua 5:1-9)

Fails Of Our Fathers (Joshua 5:1-9)

The Battle of Iwo Jima was a monumental endeavor. Over 100,000 soldiers, sailors, and marines were part of the fight. Though ultimate victory was assumed, it wasn’t going to be easy. The US forces would have no element of surprise[1]https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/pacific-harry-

Keep Your Disciples Close,  And The Devil Closer (John 6:60-71)

Keep Your Disciples Close, And The Devil Closer (John 6:60-71)

More than 200,000 people volunteered for what some call a ‘suicide mission.’“We will send humans to Mars in 2023,” Mars One founder Bas Lansdorp told Fox News in 2015. Ten volunteers would have a one-way ticket to the Red Planet. Space flight experts said Mars One had no chance of succeeding. It d

Prophecy Update #694 –  The New World Oppression

Prophecy Update #694 – The New World Oppression

Andy Coticchio writes, “Why study prophecy? Because it is in the Bible. The better question to ask is why not study prophecy.”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 futu

Promises Made, Pilgrimage Kept (Genesis 22:20-23:20)

Promises Made, Pilgrimage Kept (Genesis 22:20-23:20)

We don’t believe politicians’ promises, but we vote for them anyway. It may surprise you to learn that research over the last 50 years has found that, on average, U.S. presidents have kept 67% of their promises. Presidential promise keeping has gone as high as 80% and never below 50% since 1912.[1]h

You Are Who You Eat (John 6:41-59)

You Are Who You Eat (John 6:41-59)

Against my better judgment, I submitted my 23and Me DNA swab to learn more about my ancestry. I found out that a distant relative of mine in Sicily was a cannibal who ate five people.It was a lot to digest.It was no laughing matter the early Christians were accused of cannibalism. Haters took Jesu