John 7-8: Words of the I AM.

September 19, 2015. Daily Reading: John 7-8. Background: John 5-6. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 7 Jesus at the feast of booths: After Jesus gives some pretty hard teachings in the last chapter, we pick up here as He avoids going to Judea because He perceived that they were seeking to kill Him. The feast of…

5 Characteristics of a love like Christ’s.

November 17, 2014. There is little debate that one of the central messages in the gospels is the love of Christ. This love is what brought Him down to earth, to teach to a world that was pretty hard of hearing and to eventually lay down His life as a ransom for all who would…

No condemnation in Christ Jesus.

May 9, 2014. I have been thinking lately about what it will be like in the resurrection, when all creation is made new and we will dwell with our Lord as we did in the beginning. I imagine a land full of all the good we have today minus all the bad. If we were…