Continue to Learn About God’s Plans for the Future
Hello North Valley friends and family,
It’s been an exciting three weeks at North Valley! On Easter Sunday, we kicked off a new message series called “Clarity in the Crisis.” We celebrated not only the resurrection of Jesus, but His promised return as well!
In this series, I sought to provide a Biblical perspective on the end of times. On Sunday, May 1st we wrapped up the series, but that doesn’t mean we have to wrap up our learning. I would like to urge you to continue studying.
Many of you have inquired about additional information and resources. While I always want to encourage you to dig into God’s word more, I do know the benefit of reading books. As a pastor, I want to help you grow in your faith and leadership as a Christian -- I believe leaders are readers. God has called us to make a difference, although to do so, we need to have a strong insight on God’s purposes and plans for life. This gives hope not only for today, but for the future as well.
Below is a list of print, audio, and visual resources that I think you will find helpful. While this list is not comprehensive, it is a great start for deeper learning.
- Billy Graham, Approaching Hoofbeats: Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (Word Books 1984)
- Brent Miller Jr., The Coming Convergence, 2017 Documentary
- Brent Miller Jr., Before the Wrath, 2020 Documentary
- Charles Swindoll and John F. Walvoord, ‘Til His Kingdom Comes: Living in the Last Days (IFL Publishing House 2007)
- David Jeremiah, The Book of Signs: 31 Undeniable Prophesies of the Apocalypse (Thomas Nelson 2019)
- John Phillips, Exploring the Future: A Comprehensive Guide to Biblical Prophecy (Kregel Publications 2003)
- John Walvoord and Roy Zuck, The Bible Knowledge Commentary: An Exposition of the Scriptures by Dallas Seminary Faculty (Victor Books 1983)
- (Moody Publishers 2015)
- John MacArthur’s free online resources on Eschatology at Grace to You: Unleashing God’s Trust, One Verse at a Time, Click here.
- Mark Hitchcock, The End (Tyndale House Publishers 2018)
- Mark Hitchcock, Who Is the Antichrist? (Harvest House Publishers 2011)
- Thomas Ice, The Rapture in History and Prophecy, Rapture Ready, March 1, 2017
- Ryan Rice, Living in the Last Days, Sermon Series, 2020, Click here.
- Ryan Rice, Clarity in the Crisis, Sermon Series 2022, Click here
- Thomas Constable, Dallas Seminary Professor, has free online commentaries at Plano Bible Chapel, Sonic Light, Click here.
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