#18. Matthew, Prophecy & the Wise Men

We have returned to the time of year when we hear once again the story of the Wise Men—the Magi who came from the East, according to Matthew’s Christmas story (Matt 1-2). In recent reading, I was noticing how much Matthew was concerned with the fulfillment of prophecy.  We encountered five, or possibly six, propheticContinue reading “#18. Matthew, Prophecy & the Wise Men”

#14. The Light at the End of the Tunnel?

or the Tunnels in Crater Mountain You’ve probably heard the phrase “the light at the end of the tunnel” as an expression of hope—that, although we are in a dark place, we will reach the end of that darkness and come out into the light.  I have often heard it used as a way ofContinue reading “#14. The Light at the End of the Tunnel?”

#13. The Mystery of 1260

–and Why Christianity Can’t Unravel It Of all the numbers found in biblical prophecy, 1260 is the most baffling.  It seems very significant because it is mentioned in the two most prophetic books of the Bible—twice in the Old Testament Book of Daniel (7:25 & 12:7) and seven times in the New Testament Book ofContinue reading “#13. The Mystery of 1260”