Good for our kids….

We are moving through the prophecies of Zechariah on Sunday mornings @ BFC. Studying the Bible together is a good thing…. It is also good for our kids to hear grownup Bible stuff. They learn more from our passion for God’s Word than we realize.

Jerusalem in the Prophecies of Zechariah

It is interesting to me the prominence that Jerusalem has on the world stage in modern times. Judaism, Christianity, and Islam consider Jerusalem a vital part of their religious histories and traditions. Some in modern times are proposing that Jerusalem become a designated international city, belonging to the world and not merely to one nation, […]

THE CALAMITY OF JOB AND THE MIND OF MAN

THE CALAMITY OF JOB AND THE MIND OF MAN by Don Trest Abstract Job is chosen by God for an unusual assignment. Satan is permitted to bring unprecedented pain and suffering to the life of Job. The troubles that come upon Job are not because of any personal sin or failing, but for the benefit […]

DO ANIMALS HAVE SOULS?

Here is a question I received recently: “I was just curious as to what the Bible says on if animals have souls or not? (:   Good question! Do animals have souls like people do? Well, yes and no. Let me explain. Animals can think (intellect), love (emotion), and make independent decisions (volition). The ability […]

ZECHARIAH: THE PROPHET OF HOPE

The visions of Zechariah offer a unique window through which to view the unfolding history of the world from the divine perspective. Zechariah shows that history progresses on a schedule and according to a plan formulated by God Himself. He is never surprised by events in real-time. He exercises sovereign oversight in the unfolding saga […]

THE GENTILE HORNS OF A JEWISH DILEMMA (ZECHARIAH 1:18-21)

The discipline of God upon the nation of Israel does not invalidate the promises God made to them. In fact, the discipline and judgments prescribed for Israel are in keeping with the promises of God in His relationship to Israel. The judgments do not negate the promises to bless IsraelĀ but establish the need that Israel […]

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TITLE: THE MYSTERY IN THE MYRTLE GROVE TEXT: Zechariah 1:7-17 THEME: Zechariah received the first of eight visions detailing the future of Israel under the rule of God, particularly the restoration of Jerusalem and the temple on the temple mount, and the eventual messianic rule of the messianic king over Israel and the nations.   […]

THE GHOST OF HALLOWEEN FUTURE

Scariest Chapter of the Bible is Revelation 6 Oh, My Goodness! What a terrifying chapter…. So grateful for the deliverance assured believers and explained in I & II Thessalonians…. The Lamb opened the first four seals of the seven seals that bound the scroll. John saw a white horse, followed by fiery red horse, followed […]