In our passage today Jesus provides His most potent parable yet, aimed directly at the religious leaders in and around the Temple. He leaves no doubt as to who He was referring to: the Jewish chief priests and elders responsible for leading the people of God. But...read >>
John the Baptist was 'preparing the way of the Lord,' baptizing sinners for repentance... when out of "No-where" (Nazareth), here He came! And He didn't show up on the scene just to watch. And He didn't go down in the water to take over John's job either....read >>
Who is Jesus? As simple a question as it might sound, there have been a myriad of answers provided through the years. In the name of (false) "unity," we often over-simplify what we mean by "belief in Jesus." Jesus who? Which one? The Muslim's...read >>
A 100 year old dad, maturing in the faith has his spine strengthened in the covenant promise that Sarah will carry a son. No joke!
Having been instructed by God to be cut or risk being cut off from His promise earlier in the chapter, Abraham takes action. A shaky...read >>
Has sin run so deep, does it have you so guilty you rightly know that you absolutely do NOT deserve forgiveness?
I can't even forgive myself, how could a holy God forgive me?
What if you could be absolutely assured of forgiveness and peace? That's what we all need.read >>
The glory of the Father's righteousness and love is displayed through the blood-let Lamb of Golgotha.read >>
How does Jesus reveal and continue to reveal the Father?
How does Jesus fix and increase the happiness in holiness of those who He reveals the Father to?
Join us as we discover in John's Gospel the drenching, saturation of God's love between the Father and the...read >>
Jesus prays for unity: their faithful witness of Godâ€™s glory in His Son as His love for the world.read >>
Jesus prays for the joy to keep His disciples not from danger but faithful through it.read >>
How now shall we live? What does any of this matter? What difference does the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ make on our manhood, womanhood, childhood, sainthood, fellowship? Let's SEE today in John's Gospel today.
Having revealed the Father to His...read >>
John makes a big deal in His Gospel about our need to see God in order to be salvaged from sin and given eternal life. But, what is it that must be seen?
The coming hour and Jesus' cross of crucifixion aren't simply blips on the human radar. Seeing another man on...read >>
The Son represents the Father, who sent the Son to represent us, who are given to the Son by the Father, to receive the eternal life of the Son.read >>
The Son asks for glory, that the Father would be glorified in the hour that has come.read >>
Have you ever asked yourself: "What's this all about? Is anything i'm involved in making any difference at all?" Welcome to the club... but if it's Jesus', rest assured, His Spirit and Truth are at work!
Does your faith and hope need some encouragement...read >>
In the coming hour the disciples will see, know, possess personally the love of the Father who sent the Son.read >>
Don't fake fruit, grow it by remaining in Jesus; without Him we're only fit for the furnace.read >>
Bear God-glorifying fruit, or burn in God-glorifying fire.read >>
To ensure the world of His love for the Father, Jesus will ask for our Helper, leave us His peace, remind us to rejoice, and make us believe.read >>
How do you define 'grace'? Probably a good idea to make sure your definition and that of the Scriptures line up.
"Even some of the religious leaders "believed", John said; yet, clearly their "faith" was insufficient as John continue to make them the target of this...read >>
What a difference knowledge and understanding make. Without it, where would be in this battle against sin? With it, however, we know that Jesus has already won the war, though the faith-filled battle wages on.
Our Shepherd & Savior strengthens knees that are...read >>
If you said something that offended someone, perhaps even to the point of outrage, yet clearly they just misunderstood you, what would you do? You'd clarify, give another explanation, help them to see that what they understood was not what you meant.
Jesus is at it...read >>