Our world is filled with Christians who love, the Bible, God's word and try live their lives as Christ-like as they possibly can. As a Christian myself, it is not easy, but then again, anything that comes to easily you won't appreciate as much as something that has challenges along the way. On the other… Continue reading Why Believe the Bible?
God doesn’t do things the way we think he should? That theme emerges reading stories or listening to people explain why they left Christianity based on supposedly "intellectual arguments". God doesn’t… Continue reading Expect God to Do Something Unexpected
Jesus' public ministry challenges the traditional views of Judaism. This causes infighting among both the people and the Jewish leaders themselves. The people hear His words, see His miracles, and begin to wonder if Jesus really is the Promised One. Once again, the religious leaders attempt to arrest Jesus, but the officers are so impressed… Continue reading The Gospel of John – Rivers of living water
Fix your eye on Jesus! Peace! Not on your difficulties! In Jesus, we have received the greatest inheritance of all! The Kingdom of God is ours! The victory is ours!… Continue reading Your inheritance is peace!
A strong spiritual challenge issued by Jesus against the religious leaders of Jerusalem is the theme of the next section of John chapter 7. Jesus makes the point that obedience is a necessary aspect of learning. The resistance of the scribes and Pharisees is ultimately a matter of rebellion, not knowledge. In the same way,… Continue reading The Gospel of John – ”Right Judgement”
On one level, John 7:1-13 functions to set the stage for the rest of chapters 7 & 8. It also reveals to us some wrong views about Jesus that the Jewish people. Jesus’ own brothers, had about Him. But a careful look at these verses also reveals that Jesus is both Messiah and Lord. Which fits in… Continue reading The Gospel of John – Trust God’s timing
Pandemic joy podcast Up for grabs The word of God offers timeless guidelines and instructions for reassurance for seasons of life's uncertainties. Looking beyond the news headlines of fear, this… Continue reading Pandemic Joy
Why Do Feelings Hurt? Have you ever felt anxiety, sadness, anger, fear, worry, jealousy, or loneliness? A need for breaking free? Maybe you equate one or all of these “negative”… Continue reading Breaking Free
The resurrection of Jesus What is Holy Week? Holy Week is a series of eight days that allow us as Christians, as believers, as followers of Christ, an opportunity to… Continue reading Holy Week
Psalm 119:105: Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path. Light on my path Life is truly a journey, but sometimes while on the trip… Continue reading Light my path and search me, oh God