Tag Archives: Return of Jesus

Thief in the night

We believe in Jesus Christ… who will come to judge the living and the dead. I Thessalonians 5:2,3 You know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. While people are saying, … Continue reading

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The year of the Lord’s favour

On the same principle as the weekly sabbath day, every seventh year was to be designated a sabbath year in Israel, during which the land itself would have a rest from cultivation (Leviticus 25:1-7). This was a severe test of … Continue reading

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Fear of the unknown

Uncertainty is unsettling. We do not know what lies in the future, or what happens beyond death. It is probably not surprising that so many people read horoscopes; we feel so much more comfortable if we know (or think we … Continue reading

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When will Jesus return?

We believe in Jesus Christ… who will come to judge the living and the dead. Mark 13:32-36 “But about that day or hour no-one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.” (verse 32) … Continue reading

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Festival time: Trumpets

After Pentecost, there was quite a long gap before the final three festivals, all of which took place in quick succession during the seventh month of the Jewish year, at the end of the harvest season. That month opened with … Continue reading

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Dealing with uncertainty

Most people find uncertainty uncomfortable. We prefer to be sure of things, if at all possible. This is very obvious in a medical setting: it is common for people to feel relieved when given a serious diagnosis (such as cancer … Continue reading

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As in the days of Noah…

                We believe in Jesus Christ… who will come to judge the living and the dead. Luke 17:26-29 “Just as it was in the days of Noah, so also will it be in … Continue reading

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