Melchizedek’s Return

Psalm 110’s allusion to Melchizedek is a reference back to a short story from Abraham’s time. After war broke out across the land (seemingly between humans and the giant descendants of the Nephilim) and Abraham’s nephew Lot was kidnapped, Abraham headed out with his servants to rescue him. He entered into the war and won,…

The Prophet/King

While being a royal king, David also operated in the prophetic, as noted by the Psalms he wrote that foreshadow Jesus. Even Jesus Himself acknowledged David’s ability to write things “in the Spirit” (Mt 22:43). David also speaks to his prophetic gifting in his last words, saying,  “The oracle of David, the son of Jesse,…

End Times Q&A

This Sunday we tried something a little bit different for service. I read 2 chapters of Jesus’ comments on the end times, and then using the webpage Slido, I took and answered various questions from our congregation on the confusing reading. You can check it out on the 1208PODCAST. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s…

Prophetic Words at a Catholic School

My professor wasn’t much of one to let his students get away with simply inheriting knowledge—he loved to set us up to practice what we were learning. So when a Catholic school in town invited him to bring a team to pray for healing for the attendees of a special event, he threw me right…

Prophetic Politics

“There’s no need for politics in the church,” you might say after reading the title of this post. But statements like these miss the entire middle part of our Bibles we call the major and minor prophets. These books are filled with declarations of how nations must change their attitudes spiritually, personally and politically. The…