Does God Still Shape the Affairs of Nations?

Throughout the Bible we see God acting in and shaping the affairs of nation states as well as individual lives. In spite of the skepticism of modern man, it is easy to see how God has intervened in specific historical events to shape the order of history. For example,...

Recapturing Excellence

We have heard many times the Scripture that refers to “the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus.” Have you ever thought about what that means? Excellency has to do with surpassing the current standard, exceeding the norm. That is certainly true of...

Why Study Prophecy

Recently I had the opportunity to participate in a prophecy roundtable via the miracle of modern telecommunications. We were in rapt conversation about the “fourth beast” and where all the events of Daniel 11 fit in the prophetic timetable of human...

When Does The Tribulation Begin

One of the most commonly asked questions among Christians these days is “When will the tribulation begin?” I, like many others, believe that the return of Christ is imminent, which means that the tribulation (or “the great tribulation” as some...

Is New York City Babylon the Great?

Revelation 17:3-5 3* So he carried me away in the Spirit into the wilderness. And I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet beast which was full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns. 4* The woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and...

The Great Thanksgiving Day Disappearing Act

As we passed that last week in November, I was lamenting the loss of Thanksgiving from our national calendar. To be sure, the day is still listed in the month of November every year, but its importance as a national day of recognition of the blessings and protection...