24 May 2020 0 Comment

Blessed is the Man

What is God communicating through Psalm one? For many of us calling Jesus king, it's a message for us to avoid the counsel of the ungodly, a message to reject the ways of sinners, and a message to stand in the face of the scornful. It...
2 May 2020 0 Comment

A Change of Mind

Before the death and resurrection of Jesus, Peter and his friends were willing to fight to see the reality of the promised kingdom, and they were willing to fight and lay down their lives for Jesus. But upon realizing Jesus was not willing...
2 May 2020 0 Comment

After the Resurrection

After the resurrection of Jesus, the disciple of Jesus began to understand what it means to believe in Jesus Christ. It was not only to say we know Jesus, nor was it to only walk with Jesus; instead, it was to understand Jesus and to...
2 May 2020 0 Comment

Lacking Confidence

Making the point faith is not a matter of saying we know who he is, Jesus called his disciples together, and calling his disciples together, he gave them power and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases. He sent them out into the...
30 Apr 2020 0 Comment

Do you Believe?

Standing at the Jordan river, John said to the Pharisees, “Don’t think because you are Abraham’s descendants you qualify to enter the promise of Abraham.” The requirement for entering the promise of Abraham according to John was...
26 Apr 2020 0 Comment

Believe in God

Proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ is the mission of every believing Christian, and if we believe in God and have faith in his son, why are we not seeing the signs of faith in our churches today? And again, why are we rejecting some of...
26 Apr 2020 0 Comment

Living by Faith

Faced with the unexpected outcome of losing Jesus to the Romans, the disciples of Jesus had to deal with their self-identity. Were they now going to turn away from the mission, and were they now going to face the Pharisees whom they feared...
26 Apr 2020 0 Comment

Human Discontent

The expectation of the disciples of Jesus was that he would fight the Romans. They were with Jesus not because they were looking for the eternal redemption God promised through the seed of Abraham. The disciples were with Jesus because...
24 Apr 2020 0 Comment

Failed Outcome

What the world did not understand about Jesus was that he came to give and not take away, he came to restore and not destroy, and trying to earn the trust of his disciples was a part of Jesus’ mission. Jesus told his disciples, “The...
23 Apr 2020 0 Comment

Facing Death

It was not lost on Jesus, not all friendships were the same, some are built on commitments, others are built on the support we can receive from each other. But as we look at Jesus and the type of relationship he has with us, we can say...