Tuesday, September 30, 2014



Prophecy Today Devotions  
September 2014 
Jimmy DeYoung
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Job 40:2  

Shall he that contendeth with the Almighty instruct him? he that reproveth God, let him answer it.
For further study - Job 40:1-24
This portion chosen for our devotional reading today is a continuation of the conversation between God and Job. Back in Job 38, the Lord responded to Job's concerns of how he was being treated with "where were you, Job, when I created the world especially the earth?" The Lord was reminding Job that He created all things and could take care of him. Again, Job 40 is simply a continuation of that conversation.
As we eavesdrop on the talk between God and Job, we can learn some very valuable information about the Lord's Creation that will prepare us for the onslaught of questions from the so-called "educational community" of our present-day world.
Let me remind you that Peter warned that there would be those who would deny the Second Coming of the Lord and do so based upon their misunderstanding of how "man" and all of creation came into existence, II Peter 3:3-8.
Here in Job, we have the record of the creation by God of the "chief of the ways of God" in creation, verse 19. The creature described in this passage of Scripture is none other than the "dinosaur" referred to as the "behemoth", verse 15.
The writer of this book, Job, records the Lord's words that introduced to the world this "colossal beast", the "dinosaur". Notice the detailed description of this massive animal that ate grass, as an ox would, verse 15. This creature had a tail like a cedar log, verse 17, his bones like bars of iron, verse 18.
The writer of Job places this massive animal near Jericho lying in the Jordan River and seemingly drinking all the water of the river, verse 23. In the animal world, Job is told that the "dinosaur is the chief of all animals" and that which the Lord wants to show off to mankind. Let me remind you that the Lord created dinosaurs on the sixth day of creation before He created man, Genesis 1:24.
Though many of the dinosaurs had disappeared from the earth, soon after the Flood, 4500 years ago, there are still some around today. They are mostly found in Florida and are called alligators.
God's detailed information on His creative acts 6,000 years ago recorded in Job 38-41 gives us the Bible information to combat those who deny that our Lord Jesus Christ created the heavens and the earth and all that in them is, Colossians 1:16 and Exodus 20:11.
The "Creator" thus then can tell the "creation" of the future He has planned for them. Our Lord knows the "beginning from the end" and has a plan that will unfold in the last days. The next event on His agenda is the Rapture and that could happen today, keep looking up.
PRAYER THOT: Thank you, Lord, for the assurances we have as we acknowledge Your creative acts and Your plans for the future as revealed to us in Bible prophecy.

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Dinosaurs and the Bible

Dinosaurs and the Bible

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"Behold now behemoth, which I made with thee; he eateth grass as an ox. Lo now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the navel of his belly. He moveth his tail like a cedar: . . . His bones are as strong pieces of brass; his bones are like bars of iron. He is the chief of the ways of God." (Job 40:15-19)
In this remarkable passage, the Lord has been urging Job and his three philosophizing friends to consider all the marvelous evidences of God's power and wisdom in nature. Finally, he calls their attention to "behemoth" (from a Hebrew word meaning "gigantic beast"), the greatest land animal God ever made—"chief of the ways of God."
Commentators who have tried to identify a living animal as behemoth have called it either an elephant or a hippopotamus, but it is obvious that neither of these animals "moveth his tail like a cedar." The other descriptions are also inappropriate. It should be obvious that the behemoth is an extinct animal, very probably a great dinosaur. This would be obvious were it not for the widespread evolutionary delusion that dinosaurs became extinct million of years ago, with man evolving only about a million years ago. Modern creation scientists, however, have published many well-documented evidences that dinosaurs existed contemporaneously with early humans up to relatively recent times, and that these supposed evolutionary eons of time are pure fiction. Early men, such as Job, could indeed marvel at this gigantic creature of God and also rejoice in God's ability to control the great problems of life as well as His sincere concern with every individual need of His people.
It is also worth noting that there are several references to dragons in the Bible, as well as in ancient traditions everywhere, and it is likely these also reflect the memories of dinosaurs retained by early tribes after the Flood. HMM

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Sunday, September 28, 2014




Pastor Rick Jackson




I once saw a bumper sticker that read, “Jesus is coming soon… and boy is He mad!” Though I would never have that on my truck there is an element of truth in that statement. Psalm 7:11 declares, “God judgeth the righteous, and God is angry with the wicked every day.”


1. God will visit the iniquity of any land upon itself [Lev. 18:24-20]

2. God will visit the Christ-rejecting heathen without mercy [Ps. 59:5]

Thou therefore, O LORD God of hosts, the God of Israel, awake to visit all the heathen: be not merciful to any wicked transgressors. Selah.

3. God will visit the transgressor, even Christians, with the rod [Ps. 89:30-33, Heb. 12]




1. Jesus came to give redemption [Lk. 1:67-75]

2. Jesus came to give the knowledge of salvation to Israel [Luke 1:76-78]

3. Jesus came to give Light to all [Luke 1:79, Jn. 1:9-14]




1. Our arrogance shows in that we are so easily offended [Luke 7:11-23]

2. Our arrogance shows in that we are so easily obtuse [Luke 19:41-44]

3. Our arrogance shows in that we are so easily neglectful [Heb. 2:1-10]

Saturday, September 27, 2014

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Is coffee God’s gift or evolution at work?

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Q: Is coffee God's gift or evolution at work?

A: Plants that produce caffeine offer a memory-enhancing buzz with a little caffeine in their nectar to pollinating bees, which then return again and again. Scientists also suspect caffeine might be a natural pesticide, supposing that the high concentration of caffeine in some caffeine-producing plants' leaves might give a bitter jolt to leaf-chomping insects. Some suspect that rotting caffeine-rich leaves are also a deterrent to the germination of competing plants.
Evolutionists thus cite multiple reasons that natural selection would have favored the prosperity of caffeine-producing botanicals each time the series of enzymes needed for it evolved.
It is indeed a very cool fact, but it isn't molecules-to-man evolution, or even chemicals-to-caffeine evolution. Natural selection could not have produced the information to build the enzymes to synthesize caffeine. The presence of caffeine in many different kinds of plants suggests instead that God designed many kinds of plants with the ability to make caffeine. After all, caffeine may offer many benefits to those plants—positively reinforcing the cooperation of pollinators, discouraging excessive munching by insects, and controlling the growth of competitive plants nearby. This is just a good design, not an example of evolution.
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Friday, September 26, 2014

John R. Rice Quotes of the Week

The ceremonial law differs from the moral law in that the ceremonial law is arbitrary, selected for some temporary and typical reason not in itself right or wrong, while the moral law is that which is essentially and necessarily right of itself. ...
However, the moral law is different and every heathen will be accountable to God for his sins. God has written it in the heart and conscience of men so that even heathen know it is wrong to murder, to lie, to steal, to commit adultery. Their conscience may be mistaught or seared or undeveloped, but God will judge those who never heard the law, by the law written in their hearts, as we are told in Romans 2:15. - John R. Rice

What does it mean to be born again, born of God? It means that the Holy Spirit of God actually comes into the body of one who trusts Christ and works a change, regenerates him, gives him a new heart, and makes him literally a new creature. He still has the old body, and the temptations that go with the old carnal nature, but he also has then a new nature, the nature of God. - John R. Rice

Can a saved person ever be lost? That depends on who does the saving. If God does the saving, then of course if God fails, the salvation is lost. If God is faithful and does what He promises, then one who trusts in Him will not become lost. But if a man does his own saving by his good works, then when man quits working he is lost. And if he does "hold out faithful," if he does "endure to the end,"... and if he does "go through with God," then of course his salvation is by human works and not by God's unmerited grace.
But that is an absurdity, for Ephesians 2:8, 9 says:

"For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast."

The clearest doctrine in the Bible is that no man deserves salvation and that only God's grace, his unmerited favor, His mercy on Hell-deserving sinners, can keep any of us from eternal destruction. - John R. Rice
[Romans 4:5-8] Iniquities forgiven! Sins covered! Righteousness imputed to us without works!
The Lord Jesus was counted bad when He was good. Now, thank God, since He paid our debt for us, we who were bad may be counted good. And better still, He places in us His goodness, and His righteousness is imparted as well as imputed, and we will end up in His likeness! John R. Rice

I heard the beloved Dr. H. A. Ironside, eighteen years pastor of Moody Church and now with the Lord, tell of a time when he played "bear" with one of his little boys. I smile as I think of the portly Dr. Ironside, as I knew him, with a big fur coat on and down on all fours galloping from room to room after his five year old boy! The little fellow screamed with excitement and delight until Dr. Iron...side, the "bear," cornered the little fellow in the kitchen and snarled and growled. The little fellow's excitement became fear, then hysteria, and finally he cried out, "You're not any old bear! You wouldn't hurt me! I'm your own little boy!" and fell sobbing into his father's arms. Dr. Ironside said that he laid aside the fur coat, took the little one in his arms, walked to and fro and said, "Why, of course I wouldn't hurt you. I'm your own daddy. I love you. We were just playing. I'm not any old bear."
And Dr. Ironside said he remembered how once he felt that God was running after him, a poor, wicked sinner, with a sword of vengeance. the fear of judgement was upon him, and when he could find no way of escape, he turned and fell into God's arms and found that God did not hate him, but loved him! God did not want to condemn him but forgive him.
So, dear sinner, take your place as a sinner and walk into the open arms of Jesus for forgiveness. All your sins are paid for! - John R. Rice
We ought to read the whole rich story in Isaiah 53. How amazing that here is the Gospel of the atoning death of Jesus as clear as any New Testament book! I do not wonder that sometimes this has been called "The Gospel of Isaiah," and how it proves the Bible and proves the deity of the Lord Jesus, that all this should be so meticulously written down over seven hundred years before it came to pass- the story of the Saviour's love, His atoning death, His being made a sinner for us, and the fact that through His stripes we are healed, and that He would make intercession for us, the transgressors! - John R. Rice
Oh, the way to have peace is not striving for salvation, not in "holding out faithful," not in vainly trying to earn salvation. Oh, no. The way to enter into rest is to cease from all works as far as salvation is concerned and take the free gift of God. For this salvation is "not of works, lest any man should boast." One who sees he cannot earn salvation and lets Jesus Christ do all the saving and gives Him all the glory, has entered into this sweet rest when he ceases dependence upon his own works and merits and trusts wholly and simply in the price Jesus has already paid! - John R. Rice

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Kingdom Now or Kingdom Future?

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September 25, 2014 

Jimmy DeYoung
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Isaiah 4:5 
And the LORD will create upon every dwelling place of mount Zion, and upon her assemblies, a cloud and smoke by day, and the shining of a flaming fire by night: for upon all the glory shall be a defense.
For further study - Isaiah 4:1-6
The passage chosen today for our devotional reading is actually a vision of the future kingdom of Jesus Christ, the Messiah. This is a vision that God gave to the ancient Jewish prophet Isaiah.
I chose this passage to confront the philosophy that is spreading among many churches and Christians today that we are now living in the kingdom here on earth. This "kingdom now" idea is totally contradictory to God's Word and plan for the Jewish people of the future.
For one thing, most "kingdom now" thinkers believe that the promise of the "kingdom" for the Jews has been negated and those promises now apply to the Church, Christians. That is not only anti-Biblical but it is very anti-Semitic.
Any thinking which says the "kingdom" promised to the Jews when Jesus Christ returns is not literal is saying that all of the covenants that God made with the Jews have been broken and basically the Lord is a liar.
We all know that God cannot lie so thus His "kingdom" promise to the Jews must be kept. Notice in verse 2 that the "Branch", that's Jesus Christ, in His beauty and glory will be back on earth and ruling from Jerusalem from a Temple He himself will build, Zechariah 6:12-13.
Verse 3 reveals to us that the "kingdom" headquarters will be Mt Zion, Jerusalem. These two, Zion and Jerusalem, are synonymous terms, they are the same geographical location.
Verse 4 says the time of the Kingdom will be when Messiah, Jesus Christ, has cleansed the Jewish people. That is yet future, after the seven year Tribulation Period.
The word "tabernacle" used in verse 6 is "suca" in Hebrew which is actually a "thatched hut" used by the Israelites during their 40 years of wandering in the wilderness before they entered the Promised Land.
Today during the "Feast of Tabernacles" Jewish people celebrate that "seven-day" Jewish feast by living, sleeping, eating and fellowshipping in a "suca" that they erect at their homes.
Remember Peter wanted to build three tabernacles, "suca's", on the Mount of Transfiguration, Matthew 17:4. Peter thought it was the "Kingdom" period and therefore the fulfillment of the Jewish "Feast of Tabernacles". Thus the three "suca's", would have been one each for Jesus, Moses and Elijah.
The "Kingdom" is yet future, howbeit, the near future. The "Kingdom" is not in operation now. That is a very dangerous theology. When Hitler wanted to set up the "kingdom" he had to slaughter the Jews first.
The promise of the "Kingdom" for the Jews is yet to be fulfilled. Isaiah's "vision of the Kingdom" in our reading for today is a "promise" of that coming Kingdom, in a near by tomorrow.
PRAYER THOT: Thank You, Lord, for the Biblical basis for understanding the "end times".

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