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August 2, 2015

For God so loved the world that he gave….. JOHN 3:16 =“To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round...

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July 26, 2015

“Are you not in error because you do not know the Scriptures or the power of God?” MARK 12:24 Ouch. Tired of watching their religious brethren attempt to trap Jesus, the Sadducees thought they would give it a go. How hard could it be? You guessed it: another epic fail. They were simply no match...

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July 19, 2015

“Give to Caesar what is Caesar’s and to God what is God’s.” MARK 12:17 No matter where Jesus turns in Mark, it seems that the hostile questions just keep on coming.  In chapter 12, right on the heals of being warned of resisting “the owner of the vineyard,” the Pharisees and the Herodians conspire to...

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July 12, 2015

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets and stone those sent to you, how often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were not willing. LUKE 13:34 Jesus was the last in a long line of prophets who tried to awaken Israel from...

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July 5, 2015

“All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.” MATTHEW 28:18 Given the breathtaking and all-encompassing nature of the above claim, the religious authorities had the gall to ask Jesus for His credentials. “While Jesus was walking in the temple courts, the chief priests, the teachers of the law and the elders came...