“I do not delight in the blood of bulls, or of lamb, or of goats.” Isaiah 1:11; Hebrews 10:5-7

“It shall come to pass in the latter days that the mountain of the house of the Lord shall be established as the highest of the mountains, and shall be lifted up above the hills; and all nations shall flow to it, and many peoples shall come, and say: “Come let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob, that He may teach us His ways and that we may walk in His paths.” For out of Zion shall go the law, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.” Isaiah 2:1-3; Daniel 2:35; Acts 2:1-36

“The Lord Himself will give you a sign, “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and shall call His name Immanuel.” Isaiah 7:14; Matthew 1:18-23

“He will become a sanctuary and a stone of offense and a rock of stumbling to both houses of Israel…” Isaiah 8:14-15; Romans 9:30-33; 1 Peter 2:7-10 

About the author:

Don and his wife Brenda have been married 48 years. They have two married sons Jason/Crista and Nicholas/Heather and four grandsons Luke, Ryker, Blake and Drew. Don is a graduate of the Gateway School of Preaching, Fairview Heights, IL, the Bristol Roads School of Biblical Studies, Flint, MI and he has a bachelor’s degree in religious education from Michigan Christian College.  He has been preaching since 1979. He has preached at Pacific, MO; Howell, MI; Arnold, MO; Festus, MO; Dexter, MO; and De Soto, MO where he has served since 2007. He also serves the congregation as one of the elders. Don has done campaigns and meetings in several states and mission work in Cuba, India, and Jamaica. Don refers to himself as a “Minister” because he loves ministering to others and helping them learn about Jesus and growing in their relationship with Him.