“The vision of the evenings and the mornings that has been told is true, but seal up the vision, for it refers to many days from now.” Daniel 8:26 The prophetic word carries with it a degree of ambiguity and mystery for a reason. Historically, it has required a considerable amount of hindsight to understand […]Read More A Deep Dive into Daniel — Part 7 — The Mystery of Prophecy
“I saw in the night visions, and behold, with the clouds of heaventhere came one like a son of man,and he came to the Ancient of Daysand was presented before him.” Daniel 7:13 When the Lord Jesus launched His public ministry, there was one unique title that he ascribed to Himself more than any other […]Read More A Deep Dive into Daniel — Part 6 — The Son of Man
“Strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying that through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.” Acts 14:22 When Jesus gave His Olivet Discourse about the end of the age, He provided the general scope and basic timeline but did not get too deep into […]Read More A Deep Dive into Daniel — Part 5 — The Little Horn will Prevail over God’s People
Jesus Christ is the God-Man — truly God and also truly man. He transcends time and yet stepped into time when he was born as a baby. He is the Creator of the universe who willingly entered His own creation. The very nature of Jesus Christ is mysterious and glorious at the same time. On […]Read More Did Jesus Descend into Hell when He died?
“But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.” Isaiah 53:5 I’m not sure when the Friday before Resurrection Sunday became known as “Good Friday.” At first glance, there seems to be nothing good about […]Read More Why is Good Friday so Good?
“And there will be signs in sun and moon and stars, and on the earth distress of nations in perplexity because of the roaring of the sea and the waves, people fainting with fear and with foreboding of what is coming on the world.” Luke 21:25-26 Between sundown tonight, April 7th, and sunrise tomorrow, April 8, […]Read More The Paschal SuperMoon and the Signs of the Times
“I considered the horns, and behold, there came up among them another horn, a little one, before which three of the first horns were plucked up by the roots. And behold, in this horn were eyes like the eyes of a man, and a mouth speaking great things.” Daniel 7:8 To summarize the prophecies of […]Read More A Deep Dive into Daniel — Part 4 — The Loud-Mouthed Little Horn
Daniel declared, “I saw in my vision by night, and behold, the four winds of heaven were stirring up the great sea. And four great beasts came up out of the sea, different from one another.” Daniel 7:1-2 Having spent some considerable time unpacking the imagery in Daniel 2, I would now like to turn my attention […]Read More A Deep Dive into Daniel — Part 3 — The Four Beast Kingdoms
“And there shall be a fourth kingdom, strong as iron, because iron breaks to pieces and shatters all things. And like iron that crushes, it shall break and crush all these.” Daniel 2:40 In Part One of this series, I established that all four kingdoms of Nebuchadnezzar’s dream would occupy the same general land mass […]Read More A Deep Dive into Daniel — Part 2 — The Iron Kingdom of Islam
“And in the days of those kings the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that shall never be destroyed, nor shall the kingdom be left to another people. It shall break in pieces all these kingdoms and bring them to an end, and it shall stand forever.” Daniel 2:44 Daniel 2 lays some […]Read More A Deep Dive into Daniel — Part 1 — The Five Kingdoms