Entries by Dr. Steve Horn

The Miracle of the Earthquake

Five miracles happened as Jesus hung on the cross. The day became night, symbolizing Jesus taking the sin of history upon Himself. Next, the temple veil was split from top to bottom, symbolizing a new covenant of salvation available and accessible to all. Today, we examine the third miracle. Matthew reported an earthquake. I believe […]

The Miracle of the Splitting of the Veil

At the cross we see five miracles. Each of the miracles has a distinctive message. The first miracle, three hours of darkness in broad daylight, symbolized that Jesus took upon Himself the sins of the whole world. The second miracle, the miraculous splitting of the veil, symbolizes that we are all welcome into the presence […]

The Miracle of Darkness in the Day

Every Christian will agree that a great miracle occurred that Friday that Jesus took upon Himself the sin of the whole world. Actually, as Matthew related that scene, as recorded in Matthew 27:45-54, one can count as many as five miracles: the sun turning to darkness, the splitting of the temple veil, the shaking of […]

Crying out to God in the Midst of the Crisis

Here I raise my Ebenezer Here there by Thy great help I’ve come We sing these words in the hymn “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing.” I’m sure many of us sing these words without realizing exactly why we are singing them. Do yourself a great favor and go read 1 Samuel 7:1-12. As usual, […]

A Remote Ministry

On Sunday, March 22, Louisiana’s Governor John Bel Edwards gave the grim news that Louisiana has the fastest rate of confirmed cases for the COVID-19 virus than any state or nation in the world. Along with that foreboding news, Governor Edwards implemented a “stay at home order” until at least April 13. The Governor’s Sunday […]

How About Some Different Headlines?

I don’t know about you, but I could you use some different headlines these days. I want to share with you some Scriptures that sound a lot like headlines to me. Hopefully, these headlines will put in right perspective the headlines of the last couple of weeks. God’s Grace is Sufficient—This headline comes from 2 […]

Louisiana Baptists Update (03-31-20)

Revised 03/31/20 – 1:30 pm In keeping with the requests of our federal, state and local officials regarding efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, we are directing our state missions staff to work remotely through April 12. [Updated] All events through May have been canceled or postponed. No decision […]

Coronavirus (03-13-20 – 7:06pm Update)

Greetings, Your state missions staff continues to monitor the quickly evolving Coronavirus situation and appreciate your prayers as we process all of the information coming from federal and state sources. We posted information and suggestions yesterday regarding Sunday services. While many of these are still valid, the Governor’s proclamation today certainly tweaks and changes some […]