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Are We In The End Times? Markers and Signs, pt 5

June 12th, 2020

At last! The final episode which reveals and sums up the markers of God's prophetic End Times plan first revealed through Daniel and affirmed by Jesus. Jesus' End Times talk in Matthew 24 (also Mark 13 and Luke 21) touches on the simple and clear markers that signal the final countdown to His return. Two major markers have already occurred: 1) Israel becoming a nation in 1948 and 2) Jerusalem coming back under Jewish rule in 1967. A confirming sign is the repopulation of Israel's land as multitudes of Jews have returned home and are still returning. We are definitely in the prophetic "pipeline!" But there are still a few stunning markers yet to occur! Are you watching Jerusalem? Are you ready?

Are We In The End Times? Markers and Signs, pt 4

June 8th, 2020

Why don't many pastors preach about the biblical End Times? In truth, the topic is NOT SAFE! It takes time and training to educate oneself about eschatology. And even if a pastor does so, preaching on the End Times is a minefield of discussion and dispute and that is a fearful thing to a pastor whose main goal is to maintain peace. The topic itself is a SCARY topic about an UNSAFE and INSECURE time for God's people. Yes, God wins, but turmoil and persecution are promised for His people! Jay the Truth Barista shares MARKERS and SIGNS to help us understand whether we're in the End Times or not without the fear factor!

Are We In The End Times? Markers and Signs, pt 3

May 29th, 2020

God IS going to establish His Kingdom on earth. How do we know that? The Lord clearly revealed it to Daniel in a couple of revelations over his lifetime. He revealed to Daniel a succession of human kingdoms on earth, three of which are easily identified and a 4th whose identity is in dispute. These kingdoms HAVE come to pass and one of them is going to reappear in the End Times to create havoc on earth. These four kingdoms are big "markers" along the path of God's prophetic revelation. But there are other significant markers, one of which is revealed in this episode - the Tamid or Daily sacrifice. Jay the Truth Barista and Amazing Larry take a dive into Daniel's 7th and 8th chapter to look at God's unfolding End Times revelation. Are you ready to dive deeper?

Are We In The End Times? Markers and Signs, pt 2

May 22nd, 2020

Jay the Truth Barista and Amazing Larry continue their Friday Bible study on the question, "Are We In The End Times?" Jay and Larry begin their identification of God's End Time "markers" with the Book of Daniel. You CAN'T understand Jesus' End Times teachings (or major parts of Revelation) if you don't understand Daniel's prophecies. ARE YOU READY TO RUMBLE?

Are We In The End Times? Markers and Signs, pt 1

May 15th, 2020

What with worldwide pestilences, wars, saber-rattling between China and the U.S., food shortages, and the very real risk of global famine...why you'd think it was TEOTWAWKI (The End Of The World As We Know It)! Many people think so and they may be right. BUT, signs are not what we should be looking for. We should be looking for SPECIFIC MARKERS. Daniel gave us specific markers to clearly indicate the time of the End and Jesus affirmed them. Jay the Truth Barista and Amazing Larry go through the sure markers and the signs that surround them. This 3-part discussion will blow you away!

A MIGHTY FORTRESS is our God!

February 21st, 2020

Hey, do you know that great hymn, "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God"? Do you know where Martin Luther gained his inspiration? From Psalm 46! This psalm is a magnificent song shouting out how powerful and protective the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob is. Some of you may even know this verse - "God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble." What with pestilences, plagues, and ginormous locust swarms hitting the earth along with political and economic turmoil, we absolutely NEED to memorize this psalm for comfort and confidence. Take a listen to Jay the Truth Barista as he and Larry talk about Psalm 46 and what it means to them.

A Start For New Believers

January 24th, 2020

Jay the Truth Barista was talking with some new believers and one of the first questions is "What now?" and "Where do I begin?" Jay and Amazing Larry have a fascinating talk about this very topic in the back booth at the Ersatz Coffee Shop. Are you one of those new believers or working with new disciples? Take a listen for some basic guidance.

Atonement and the JOY of Forgiveness!

September 29th, 2017

The burden of sin and guilt! Kind of like a truck parked on your heart and soul, right? We have ALL experienced the heaviness of the guilt of sin and the dread of God's punishment. Even Bible people like King David knew this awful condition. But there is a JOY that sweeps over us when we finally confess all to God and He FORGIVES us! There is a joy and release in this experience that is beyond measure. If there is such joy when we let go of our sin and guilt, why do we resist the tapping of the Holy Spirit on our hearts? Take a listen as Jay, the Truth Barista, and Amazing Larry walk through Psalm 32.

Anybody Up There? The Struggle With Unanswered Prayer

September 15th, 2017

Ever been "Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door"...and nobody answers? Ever pray and you hear crickets chirping? What comes into your mind? Does God hear me? Is there something wrong with me? Does God even care? These questions are tough. So is the topic of unanswered prayer. If you're struggling with unanswered prayers, take a listen and see how the Lord speaks to you, even if you think He's not.

And Such Were Some Of You - The Power of a Transformed Life

December 9th, 2016

Can people really change? What about those trapped in homosexuality, greed, anger, resentment or enslaved to any other desire? Change is tough, especially when it comes to tough habits, hardened attitudes, and spiritual road blocks. But we have God and His power on our side! Don't let the enemy (Satan) or your own thoughts discourage you. With God's help, you CAN change your life for the better and become better pleasing to Him!

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