Have you ever been rejected or hurt by a loved one? The feeling is like a scab that has been torn off old wounds and that old familiar heartache is felt all over again. If you have felt this, you are not alone.
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Days Before Jesus Arrest
On Monday, a day after Jesus made His triumphal entry into Jerusalem, Jesus was teaching the people in the Temple. According to Luke 20: 1-8, the chief priests and scribes with the elders came up to Him and said to Him, “Tell us by what authority you do these things, or who gave you thisContinue reading “Days Before Jesus Arrest”
Who do you say I am?
God had spoken to her when she was walking home from class. She read on a church marque the words, “Who do you say I am?” Then she heard Jesus say to her, “Who do you say that I am?”
Spheres and Stages of Discipleship
Introduction New converts to Christianity are not being taught properly in how to become disciples. When they come to Christ, many are left alone to learn the ways of the Lord and what God expects from his followers. The purpose of this paper is to summarize the five stages and four spheres of discipleship. IContinue reading “Spheres and Stages of Discipleship”
Christ in Discipleship
Jesus gave several commandments. The one that has stood out the most to this student, to help advance the Gospel, was to take the Gospel to Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, and the utmost parts of the earth (Acts 1:8). Disciples are to preach the Gospel to everyone, (Matthew 28:19-20), thus teaching the new followers of JesusContinue reading “Christ in Discipleship”
Breaking News: Jesus of Nazareth Has Risen from the Dead! The Tomb Is Empty!
April 17, 30 AD: At about 4:30 this morning, Mary Magdalene reports that she went to the Jesus’ tomb and found it open. She peered inside and saw that Jesus was nowhere in sight. His body was gone and his burial cloth was neatly folded up. According to John, “So she ran and went toContinue reading “Breaking News: Jesus of Nazareth Has Risen from the Dead! The Tomb Is Empty!”
Can you hear it?
Can you hear it? Can you hear it? That still small voice. Is God speaking to you? I have heard that voice. I have heard His voice and I want to seek Him in all I do. As a Christian, we are ALL called to share our faith and share the Gospel of Christ toContinue reading “Can you hear it?”
Many people continue to ask, “How can I truly know God?” One of the devotionals that I recommend is Henry Blackaby’s “Experiencing God Day-By-Day.” This devotional is easy to understand and is written for a layperson. I have quoted some of his devotional in this forum in order to share with you how easy itContinue reading “Knowing God”
It Should Have Been Me
Today, as I think about what Jesus did for you and me, I had an image in my mind. It was of the pounding of spikes, like those nailed into railroad ties. As I closed my eyes, I could see Jesus crawling onto the rugged cross after being illegally arrested, tried in the middle ofContinue reading “It Should Have Been Me”
Is Time Running Out?
Just last Fall, I had the pleasure at singing at my Mother-in-law’s funeral. Now I know what most of you are thinking? How can I say that I had the pleasure singing at her funeral? Although her physical body was in the bronze casket, her spirit was already with her Lord and Savior, Christ Jesus.Continue reading “Is Time Running Out?”