In our passage today, Jesus forces the question: "Am I worthy of Jesus?" Well, how would you answer that? Are you worthy of Jesus? What a weighty question! Is there any more important question you'll be asked today? No!
Last week we covered Matthew 10.33-39. But...read >>
Notice how Jesus begins this passage: "When you fast..." Not "If," but "when..." It is clear that our Lord simply assumes His disciples are people who, from time to time, fast.
Do you? Have you ever? Why?
Just what is fasting anyway?
We're reading more all the...read >>
It's a familiar request, one recited quite often by Christians around the world. But do we know what it means? Have we considered what we're asking of God:
"Forgive us as our sins AS we forgive others."
"Forgive us, Lord, the way that we forgive others."...read >>
Jesus was clear, "No one can come unless the Father draws him." So even the most perfect parenting can't guarantee godliness in the lives of our children.
Just ask Ezekiel, God can raise up faithful children from a field of dry bones. Something tells me terrible...read >>
Went to a resurrection and LIFE broke out!
Is Jesus ever only doing one thing? Definitely not in today's passage. Just when Martha thought He was coming just in time for Lazarus' funeral, Jesus brings her to Life!
Though tis the season of Christmas, John 11 is not...read >>