Read Luke 5:1-11.Jesus had borrowed one of Simon’s fishing boats in order to teach the crowds. He then asked Simon to put out his nets into a deep part of the water. The catch was phenomenal! It almost sank the boat.Simon had heard Jesus’s teaching, but now he saw Jesus’s power. The experience drove him … Continue reading Discipleship Minute #1
The Hebrew word that is used here is Muwth (04191). The word is used over eight hundred times in the Old Testament and its meaning almost always has to do with death in some form.It is also interesting and significant to note in the passage that Adam does not ask for clarification about the meaning … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 16)
As a believer, what is the toughest prayer that you have ever prayed? Over the past several months, God has laid on my heart a passage from the Psalms that would definitely qualify as the toughest prayer I have ever prayed. Yet it is essential to the Christian life. On Wednesday, January 15, I will … Continue reading Important Ministry Announcement 2020 #1
God places the man in a garden and he and the woman begin their life together. God has only one prohibition.· “And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, “You may surely eat of every tree of the garden, but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 15)
The message of the heavenly host was good news for those shepherds and for all of us.“Glory to God in the highest heaven, and peace on earth to people He favors!” (Luke 2:14, HCSB).The news had two great purposes—God’s glory and our peace. Because Jesus came to earth, God is glorified because of His plan … Continue reading Merry Christmas!!!
Coming to us from the Greek, euaggalion, gospel means “good news.” It generally refers to the first four books of the New Testament, the record of Jesus’s life and teachings, and the message of salvation available through His death and resurrection.Gospel also denotes something that is believed implicitly to be true.
The Christian faith contains many theological questions. How can God be Triune? What did it mean for God to become man? How did Christ pay for the sins of man? These questions are difficult for us to apprehend. Should we approach these questions and others with blind faith? In the eleventh century, Anselm modeled for … Continue reading Important Ministry Announcement 2019 #9