Monthly Archives: August 2019

Aug 2019
Still Cleansing the Temple

Dear Church, this morning I’m re-posting an article by Jack Wellman, pastor of the Mulvane Brethren Church in Mulvane, Kansas. Pastor Wellman does a nice job here of succinctly weaving together a number of important details that help explain our Lord’s cleansing of the Temple. His view, which is perhaps the majority view, is that there were two cleansings of the Temple – one at the beginning and one at the end of Jesus’ ministry. Others, notably Arthur Pink, present a compelling case for a single Temple cleansing. Either way, I think......

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Wine & The Kingdom
August 18, 2019

Wine & The Kingdom

It’s the first or the ‘beginning’ of the signs Jesus performed in the Gospel of John. There are seven of them. Frederick Bruner translates the passage this way: “Now on the third day there was...

The Gate of Heaven
August 11, 2019

The Gate of Heaven

They are among the most fascinating and enigmatic of the Bible’s prophecies: A ladder reaching to Heaven and touching the earth with a multitude of ascending and descending angels; Heaven opened so that God might...