“O Little, Blink-And-You-Miss-It, Insignificant, More-Village-Than-Town, Bethlehem“… Instead of Jerusalem, it is out of this not-even-worthy-of-the-ink-used-to-show-it-on-a-map kind of place that God worked an amazing miracle. Could He do the same out of your weaknesses?
The words “Even though He were rich, for your sakes He became poor…” seem to easily slip off the tongue, especially round Christmas time with many children acting out lines in various nativity plays. Yet, does the enormity of these words sink in?
The closing chapters of Daniel present one last apocalyptic vision, one that is simpler to understand. In Daniel’s time it was all of the future, but for us now it is part history, part future. Christ on earth was foretold, and He has been. The End Times are still to come. Are you ready?
Certain aspects of life are affected not only by things beyond our control, but also by things invisible to us. The fact that God will not be fooled or thwarted does not mean schemes are not being continually devised to undermine our awareness of Him. But who is it that is devising these schemes, and […]
We are made privy to a vision that God experiences, a vision of a man exclaiming his wonder and amazement of this awesome God. Then he lies prostrate pleading fervently for the forgiveness of God’s people, a people that have turned from God. Daniel’s prayer is so powerful God sends Gabriel to deliver a message. […]
There is a little voice in each of us that whispers “wouldn’t you just love to know what’s around the next corner“. This urge can be so strong that even empty promises can tempt us into a false hope; yet, life is not like that. So can a vision experienced by Daniel point us to […]
Everything is given a value. Some might balk at a Biro costing a whole 10p on one end of the spectrum, and have the same distaste for a ┬ú200m luxury yacht belonging to some rich and famous whoever, while being thrilled at buying a four-bedroom house for a mere ┬ú345,000. But, how much are YOU […]
What in the world is God doing? There is so much to celebrate and yet so much that is wrong. Daniel’s first apocalyptic vision reveals what history is really like, but also takes us behind the scenes to show us that God really is on the throne. The Son of Man is revealed as one […]
“The Writing Is On The Wall” is a well known and often used expression, usually indicating something less than desirable is destined to occur. The expression’s origins is from Daniel chapter 5, but when Daniel says this to a king named Belshazzar, the consequence is death! Surely we no longer need to heed the dire […]
There are two ways to learn lessons; by the mistakes of others (less painful), or by your mistakes (more painful). Daniel warned Nebuchadnezzar the path he chose would lead to destruction, yet he did not listen. We often become smug when a ‘show off’ is brought down a peg or two… except when it happens […]