Sunday, Nov. 27, was Advent Sunday. It marks the beginning of the countdown to Christmas. Advent means ‘coming’ and many apply it to the Nativity of Yeshua the Messiah.
Advent comes from the Latin adventus which in turn comes from the Greek parousia. Out of the 24 times the word is used in the New Testament, 16 refer to the return of Yeshua and the 17th refers to the ‘Day of God.’
So advent is about the return of Yeshua as king and judge. Yeshua Himself tells us what to look for right before His return in Matthew 24 and what He expect of us in Matthew 25.
I had the privilege of speaking on this topic on Sunday. Download the mp3 or watch the video below.
There is so much for which to be thankful — as individuals and as a nation. We live in precarious times. Let us look back on our history to remember how God has been faithful and will be continue to be faithful to those who look to Him for their provision.
Here is the latest prophetic update from Rick Ridings of Succat Hallel, the house of prayer where I serve in Jerusalem. Riding’s article is a summary of teaching he gave a few weeks ago. Download the mp3 of that talk by right clicking then selecting ‘Save as.’ This article also appears on the Reformation Prayer […]
God says in Hosea 4:6 that his people die because they lack knowledge. Knowing world events clues us in to where we are on the Biblical, prophetic time line. News should prompt us to pray for two things: that the eyes of the lost and deceived are opened to God’s love as expressed through the […]