Understanding Zechariah – Part 5

Today is our penultimate study of Zechariah 14,  and we come to verses 16-19. This passage speaks about what happens to the Gentile nations after the climactic events of the previous sections. 16 Then everyone who survives of all the nations that have come against Jerusalem shall go up year after year to worship the…

Understanding Zechariah 14 – Part 3

Zechariah 14:6-11: “On that day there shall be no light, cold, or frost. And there shall be a unique day, which is known to the Lord, neither day nor night, but at evening time there shall be light. On that day living waters shall flow out from Jerusalem, half of them to the eastern sea and half of them to the western sea. It shall continue in…

Understanding Zechariah 14 – Part 2

This is part 2 of a series, to view part 1 click here Why take Zechariah 14 symbolically or literalistic [i]? The options we have are a wooden-literalism or a symbolic reading of this Apocalyptic genre. As I said yesterday, the historical context of this Apocalyptic literature gives us warrant for a symbolic reading (see…

WE FEAR NAUGHT BUT GOD

The following is a devotional taken from my upcoming 30-day devotional book. To pre-order your copy click here The Recces, South Africa’s Special Forces Brigade, were an elite counter-insurgency special operations unit that specialised in long-range combat reconnaissance and unconventional airborne operations. The Recces carried out several combat operations in the Rhodesian Bush War, South…

Death or Glory

Thank you so much for visiting this page. I have just completed writing a 30-day devotional book that I’m sure you are going to enjoy. “Death or Glory” takes some of the most awesome military mottos and pulls them through the Scriptures, imbibing them with new gravitas and deeper meaning. I find so many mottos…

WHERE DOES DISCIPLINE COME FROM?

Where does discipline come from? This is a simple answer. This is a complex answer. One the one hand it comes from the Holy Spirit. He undergirds natural human abilities and directs them towards a goal more glorious than just your own ends. He directs them to bring glory to God. On the other hand,…