March 31, 2013
Simon, whom Jesus renamed Peter, was Jesus’ close friend and His right-hand man in ministry. But Peter failed His master when Jesus needed him most by denying 3 times that he even knew Jesus.
March 24, 2013
Jesus rides into Jerusalem on a donkey, saddled with His disciples’ cloaks. He’s accompanied by the Twelve, other devout followers, and curious pilgrims arriving simultaneously for Passover
March 10, 2013
Jesus’ flint-like trek towards Jerusalem, bound for the Cross, continues through the prosperous city of Jericho.
March 3, 2013
Jesus, bound for Jerusalem by way of Jericho, encounters a blind man begging along side of the road. Mark’s gospel tells us his name is Bartimaeus. The f15 mile jaunt from Jericho to Jerusalem is well traveled by pilgrims sojourning to Jewish festivals.
February 24, 2013
Jesus said: “For I tell you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the Pharisees and the teachers of the law, you will certainly not enter the kingdom of heaven.” (due to technical difficulties, the audio recording quality is compromised)
February 3, 2013
While Jesus’ story about the rich man and Lazarus describes the impassable chasm between Hades and Paradise, this side of death we all face another chasm. The chasm between us and God is just as real and yet this great divide has been crossed.
December 16, 2012
The origins of the Christmas tree have long been debated. Most affirm they came from Germany or somewhere in northern Europe but many unsubstantiated legends and myths, both pagan and Christian, cloud the historical truth.
October 7, 2012
Paul pens a very admonitional letter to the church in Galatia to address those promoting a different gospel, one that requires the keeping of the Jewish law in order to be righteous before God. Leading the church through an Old Testament Bible study, Paul establishes that justification, going all the way back to Abraham, was […]
September 9, 2012
Paul encourages the church in Philippi, as well as us, to press on in our faith and take hold of that for which Christ Jesus has taken hold of us.