Celebrating Christ’s First Coming, Anticipating His Second Coming

Hebrews 9:28: “So Christ, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to deal with sin but to save those who are eagerly waiting for him.”  Every Christmas we make a big deal out of Christ’s first coming, as we should. What could be better news than knowing God sent His Son to save His people from … Continue reading Celebrating Christ’s First Coming, Anticipating His Second Coming

In the Fullness of Time

Several years ago I was invited to speak at a community Thanksgiving service in Bucyrus, Ohio. My pastor friend John Cory asked me to preach at the service, scheduled for the Sunday before Thanksgiving. As a young pastor, I was excited for the opportunity and wanted to make the most of it. Unfortunately……I botched the date. Somehow I thought the event was scheduled for the … Continue reading In the Fullness of Time