When people ask me, “Pastor Jack, do you think this is the last generation?” my answer is, “I don’t know. But I do know this: It’s yours and mine.” The issue is not, “Do we live in the last generation?” The issue is, “Will you and I live for Jesus Christ in the one generation we have and do business for Him until He comes?”
The events of September 11, 2001 prompted this response by Pastor Jack Hayford to questions raised by believers: Were the attacks God's judgment? Why did Christians die? What should our response be? And, how should we live and pray? The answers, taken from the timeless Word of God, are as true today as when this article was written.
The devastating upheavals taking place in our world today underscore how critical it is for each of us to receive and experience the unshakable Kingdom of Jesus Christ for ourselves. By hearing and responding to Jesus’ call, it is possible for His unshakable Kingdom to so penetrate the fabric of our lives that even though we may be shocked by circumstances, we will not become shaken by them.
Becoming a “witness unto Jesus” is something I was privileged to observe in my parents. My mother, in particular, taught us wisdom in ways that shaped us throughout our lives. In this Mother’s Day tribute, I share three values instilled in me by my mother’s wisdom...
God wants us to confront anything that hinders our confidence or reduces our hope for the fulfillment of what we were meant to be. You have infinite worth, great promise, high hopes and a certain future in God's purpose.
It is neither pretentious nor naive to propose that, though seriously imperiled, the future of America is salvageable. America can be transformed through a people whose faith and actions are rooted in God’s call and promise. The Bible reveals that, as Abraham’s seed, praying believers have the potential to determine the destiny of nations. Let us receive God’s promise. America can be saved!