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The Importance of Ascension Day

Ascension Day is almost unknown in the religious world of our day. Strange! The world celebrates Christmas and Easter with us and even Good Friday, to some extent; but, even the religious element of society has no idea what Ascension Day is all about. Even in Reformed circles it is by no means a popular […]

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“Who May Ascend the Hill of the Lord?”

Ascension Day is a day of great interest and importance for the Christian. It was on this day that our Lord and Savior, having accomplished the work of redemption, ascended into the very glory of heaven itself. There He took His rightful place at the right hand of the Majesty on High. Psalm 24 points […]

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The Ascension of Jesus: Myth or Fact?

“The account of the Ascension is quite useless to the historian, “ wrote the German church historian and theologian Adolf von Harnack. His claim made a lasting impact. Many people, even within the church, deny the historicity of the Ascension. Perhaps one of the reasons for disbelief is the seemingly fantastic nature of the event. […]

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The One Who Rules

Not so long ago, I had a discussion with an individual who claimed: “Satan is at the helm and is now pushing all of humanity into an immorality and darkness that will lead to our total destruction.” I am so thankful that his assertion is wrong. We have Christ’s ascension as proof. Jesus is at […]

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The Importance of the Ascension of Jesus

In many of our churches, if not all, the attendance at the Ascension Day Service has become rather slim. It certainly is not what it should be. With the possible exception of Prayer Day, the Congregation is smaller on Ascension Day than on any of the times the Elders of the Church call the congregation […]

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The Courage to Pray Meditation

“Let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace that we may receive mercy and may find grace to help in the time of need.” Hebrews 4:16 This month we acknowledge several special days: Ascension Day, Prayer Day, and Pentecost. Rev. Hyde has offered a meditation on Pentecost, so this meditation focuses upon […]

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