Category Archives: be ready

A Sense of Urgency

I recently finished watching Ken Burns’ series, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.  The 14 hour series weaves the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt into a single narrative.  He suggests that both Theodore and Franklin were driven by a … Continue reading

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Beatitudes of Revelation: Watch/Stay Dressed

“Behold, I am coming as a thief.  Blessed is he who watches, and keeps his garments, lest he walk naked and they see his shame” (Revelation 16:15). The book of Revelation contains seven beatitudes (Revelation 1:3; 14:12-13; 16:15; 19:6-9; 20:6; … Continue reading

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Are You Dressed For War? (Spiritual Armor)

“Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil… Take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having … Continue reading

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This Is Our Watch

1 Corinthians 16:13-14, “Watch, stand fast in the faith, be brave, be strong.  Let all that you do  be done with love.” This is our time on earth. This is our watch. Let us consider the words of 1 Corinthians 16:13-14: 1.  “Watch.”  Let us, … Continue reading

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Watching For The Lord

Several times in the New Testament, we are instructed to “watch for the Lord’s coming” or something to that effect.  My question is just what does that mean?  Does it mean that we should all go around gazing up into … Continue reading

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