After evading would be assassins, Jesus heads north, back to where His public ministry began... back to the baptismal Jordan where cousin John professed an unworthiness even to untie the sandals of the Lamb of God: Jesus.
Sometimes God calls us back to where it all...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 >>
Ever brought something to someone to fix? Maybe you thought all else was fine save this one little broken part. But, when you got the bill, you realized that a whole lot more than you were aware of was in need of repair. "Everything was connected," they said.
Would you rather someone care for you because they were required to, or out of their own genuine desire?
What about Jesus? How does He love you? Does it matter? ...just as long as He loves you, right? Of course it matters!
Join us today in John 10.17-18 and find...read >>
Again? Yes, again. The on-listeners didn't get it the first time. Do we ever?
Therefore, the Good Shepherd spells it out again, this time in greater detail. In order that we might love the Shepherd, He compares Himself with previous (false) shepherds, thieves &...read >>
Having dealt with the blindness of the religious leaders to the light of the glory of God in the face of Jesus, the Good Shepherd now turns His vocals toward their deafness.
These leaders are a type of shepherd, but they must get into the fold another way, for...read >>