Author Archives: Clark Bunch

About Clark Bunch

Pastor (Unity Baptist) author (God is Near) husband, father, blogger, coffee enthusiast.

Firstborn of the Resurrection

There were other people, from the Old and New Testaments, that were dead and restored to life. Jesus is the firstborn of the resurrection. Colossians 1 describes the incarnation and how we are redeemed and reconciled to God through the … Continue reading

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He Cannot Save Himself

A Poem for Good Friday Many questions were asked of him,though no answer was heard.Pilate pressed him to respond,but Jesus spoke not a word. As prophesied by Isaiah,like a lamb he was silent.Which angered the crowd even more,and they began … Continue reading

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Triumphal Entry of the Savior

Many events during Jesus’ earthly ministry had been recorded prophetically hundreds of years earlier. As Jesus enters Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, let’s connect some of those dots to see the whole picture. Or at least more of it.

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Who Jesus Is, What Jesus Does

The introductory verses of Hebrews says a lot about Jesus in just a few words. Let’s unpack some of that profound understanding contained in just a few short statements.

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Daniel’s Visions

Up until this point Daniel has been interpreting dreams and visions for the kings of Babylon. Beginning in chapter 7, Daniel describes and gives the interpretation of his own visions of the end times.

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Daniel and the Lion’s Den

It may be a story we all know well but what is the application for the New Testament believer? Interestingly enough Daniel 6 is more about Darius than Daniel.

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The Writing on the Wall

Belshazzar had the opportunity to learn from his father, Nebuchadnezzar, and not make the same mistakes he had made. He did not heed those lessons and did even worse than his father had done. Knowing better does not always mean … Continue reading

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God Humbles the Proud

Daniel chapter 4 is… different… than the rest of the book. It is a letter from Nebuchadnezzar addressed to all people and nations, recounting a 7 year period of his life that humbled him and forced him to acknowledge God.

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Fiery Furnace

Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego being thrown into the fiery furnace is one of the most well known stories in the book of Daniel and perhaps the Old Testament. We may all know what happened but what can we learn from … Continue reading

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Nebuchadnezzar’s Vision

Last week Daniel told Nebuchadnezzar he could reveal his dream and the interpretation. As we pick up in Daniel 2:31, we will learn what the king saw and what Daniel told him it meant.

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