“I have been reminded of your sincere faith, which first lived in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice and, I am persuaded, now lives in you also” (2 Timothy 1:5 NIV). The church of my youth had annual revival services. We would often have an evangelist come and share how God had miraculously saved
QUESTION: If it was customary for women to go to the tomb and put perfumes on the body how did they normally roll the stone away? I know that the tomb of Jesus had guards so no one could steal the body but normally their were no guards. Right? Did the Mary’s have a plan
Pastor Gary Combs responds to recent questions about his sermon on Zechariah 14. The first question is about Zech. 14:2, where it mentioned God gathering the nations against Israel. The second question is to about the Great Tribulation and whether people will be able to be saved during that time.
“And Jesus uttered a loud cry and breathed his last.” – Mark 15:37 (ESV) On this Good Friday let us meditate upon the seven last words of Jesus from the cross: “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do” (Luke 23:34). “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in
“And he said to them, ‘I have earnestly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer’” (Luke 22:15 ESV). This coming Sunday begins what many Christians call Holy Week or Passion Week. It is called “Passion” week because of its connection to the Greek word πάσχω (pas’-kho), which means to feel heavy emotion or passion,
Pastor Gary Combs responds to a question about a recent sermon. The question is from the reading in Zechariah 11:10, which reads: “And I took my staff Favor, and I broke it, annulling the covenant that I had made with all the peoples.” The question submitted was: “Which covenant was annulled by the breaking of
Pastor Gary Combs responds to a question about a recent One Year Bible reading. The question is from the reading in Leviticus 23, concerning the “Feast of Weeks.” This feast is also called the Feast of Harvest. The question was: “Isn’t the Festival of Harvest a fall festival? Whereas Jesus was crucified after Passover in
Pastor Gary Combs responds to a question about one of this week’s One Year Bible readings. The question is from the reading in Exodus 33:7-9, concerning the “Tent of Meeting.” What was the difference between this tent that Moses erected outside the camp and the Tabernacle?
Pastor Gary Combs responds to questions about this week’s One Year Bible readings. The first question is from Numbers 13:33 concerning the “Nephilim.” The second question concerns how to reconcile the readings from Matthew 28 and John 20 on Mary Magdalene “clinging” to Jesus.
Pastor Gary Combs responds to a question about this week’s One Year Bible readings. He responds to a question about why many of the 1st Century followers of Jesus thought he was a prophet like Elijah or Jeremiah raised from the dead.