John 9-12: The building climax of the ministry of Jesus.

September 26, 2015. Daily Reading: John 9-12. Background: John 7-8. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 9 The blinding of pride and stubbornness: In chapter nine of John’s gospel, we are given an account of Jesus’ healing of a man that had been born blind, but the irony of the story is that those who could well…

John 3-4: A new birth and living water.

September 5, 2015. Daily Reading: John 3-4. Background: John 1-2. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 3 1. The man who came to Jesus by night: Chapter 3 of the book of John contains one of, if not the most quoted bible verse amongst Christians today, however the context of John 3:16 is often not highlighted as…

Matthew 14-16: Jesus’ ministry.

February 14, 2015. Daily Reading: Matthew 14-16. Background: Matthew 11-13. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 14 1. Belief without faith: At the beginning of this chapter we gain an interesting perspective into the mind of Herod the tetrarch and can glean an important lesson about a characteristic of man that we might sometimes overlook in our own lives….

I have a question for you- it’s important.

December 21, 2014. Today’s post is going to very short in words, but very deep thought. But it’s going to take effort on your part. I have a question for you, and I want to know your answer. If you are a Christian, Why do you believe in Jesus? That is your task. If someone…

Teaching the truth.

June 1, 2014. Tonight I experienced my first gospel meeting in a foreign country. I guess it wasn’t too different than the ones we do in America, except the singing was longer (which I enjoyed) and it seemed like people were more genuinely happy to be there. Not that I don’t see that in America,…

Self examination.

May 14, 2014. Today’s post will be short and sweet, but to get anything out of it, there will have to be some work on your part. I was having a discussion today, and when we came to talk about specific doctrines and belief, one of my first go to questions is “Why? Why do…

God be not frightened.

February 9, 2014. “For who is God, but the Lord? And who is a rock, except our God?” (Psalm 18:31) Over the past few days I have been reading a book that has been challenging my worldview. The book is call The Language of God, written by Dr. Francis S. Collins, head of the human…

Searching for truth.

January 24, 2014. There are two things you never talk about with someone who may have a differing viewpoint than you if you want to get along: religion and politics; when you break it down, really it is just religion, as political stances are usually rooted in some form of religion, whether or not you…