Apocalyptic Literature for Suburban Christians (Part 3)

Clinging to God in the Midst of Pain and Perplexity Daniel 8 is an apocalyptic vision of future events. The vision tells us of the rise of Persia followed by the rise of Greece and a future king that comes from Greece who causes great suffering for the people of God. This king—whom mo
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Apocalyptic Literature for Suburban Christians (Part 2)

A Glorious Hope (This post is a continuation of a previous post on Daniel 7, found here.) Along with the troubling fact there is also a glorious hope given to us in Daniel 7. The beastly nations and our own beastly nature do not have the final word. God, who is eternal and majestic an
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Preaching Daniel

Our church in Naperville (Cross of Christ Fellowship) is going through the book of Daniel together on Sunday mornings. And as I write this post we have made it through the first five chapters so far. This Sunday a friend of mine is coming to preach chapter 6 and then we’ll be in a new
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Preaching Daniel

Our church in Naperville, Cross of Christ Fellowship, has recently begun working our way through the book of Daniel together. I’m looking forward to what God will do in and through this sermon series as we seek to behold Him and hear from Him. One commentator said that the theme of Da
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ANOTHER IMAGE FOR PREACHING: BEHOLDING

Reading God’s Word and books that help us behold the truths of God’s word is an experience that leads a Christian to behold God in our hearts. I remember reading through AW Pink’s “Attributes of God” and marveling at who God is and what He is like. I found the same thing by examining
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ONE IMAGE FOR PREACHING: PIECES OF TREASURE

A Preacher is a person who finds PIECES of TREASURE to share:Matt 13:52: “52 And he said to them, “Therefore every scribe who has been trained for the kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house, who brings out of his treasure what is new and what is old.””. As preachers
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