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The Greatest Prophecy in God’s Word

David R. Stokes • May 20, 2018

The Bible is filled with prophecy. Prophets of old spoke as they were moved by the Spirit of God. But what is the greatest prophecy in the Bible?

How Is It With Your Soul?

David R. Stokes • May 6, 2018

The Bible talks a lot about something called the “soul.” And as you work through the various references—all the mentions of the soul—it becomes clear that God is talking not just about a part of us, but the essence of us. We often sing songs in church worship that affirm “It is Well with My Soul.” But it begs the question, is it well with yours?

The Gospel According To Isaiah

David R. Stokes • April 29, 2018

When Bishop Fulton Sheen received an Emmy for his religious television show nearly 60 years ago, he remarked, “I’d like to thank my writers: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.” ​​ But did you know that there are more than four "Gospels." Have you ever read "THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO...ISAIAH?

Snakes On A Plain

David R. Stokes • April 22, 2018

The Bible is filled with stories. Great stories. Sometimes scary stories. True stories. Parabolic stories. War stories. Family stories. Dramatic stories. Stories with happy endings. Stories that ended in tragedy. Stories of mercy. Stories of judgment. Stories of death. The story of resurrection. And one rather odd story about SNAKES.

Deadlines

David R. Stokes • April 15, 2018

Way back in 1789, a fellow by the name of Benjamin Franklin wrote: 'Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.' Indeed.

The Divine Dynamic

David R. Stokes • April 1, 2018

Ever hear someone say, "I had a Come to Jesus Moment?" Well, they said the same thing a hundred years ago - only they used different words. One of them was SAWDUST.