Tag Archives: Jesus

Lost and Found, Take Two

“What man among you, if he has a hundred sheep and has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the open pasture and go after the one which is lost until he finds it? Luke 15:4 (NAS) … Continue reading

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The Main Thing

41 But the Lord answered and said to her, “Martha, Martha, you are worried and bothered about so many things; 42 but only one thing is necessary, for Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away … Continue reading

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Pulling Weeds

“Now the parable is this: the seed is the word of God.12 “Those beside the road are those who have heard; then the devil comes and takes away the word from their heart, so that they will not believe and … Continue reading

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A Hill to Die On

“Blessed are you when men hate you, and ostracize you, and insult you, and scorn your name as evil, for the sake of the Son of Man. “Be glad in that day and leap for joy, for behold, your reward … Continue reading

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Consider Jesus

Therefore, holy brethren, partakers of a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the Apostle and High Priest of our confession. Hebrews 3:1 Even to a believer the story of Jesus can seem far fetched. Born of a virgin, rose to prominence from … Continue reading

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Better than Angels

You’ll hear people say when attempting to sound spiritual, we’re “appealing to the better angels of our nature.” This poetic phrase was uttered by Abraham Lincoln in his first inaugural address. Biblically, it’s nonsense. One can appeal only to God … Continue reading

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Evil Unleashed

“Are You the Christ, the Son of the Blessed One?” And Jesus said, “I am; and you shall see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of Power, and coming with the clouds of heaven.” Mark 14:61-62 Jesus was … Continue reading

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Who’s in Charge?

Judas was on his “high horse” striding into the garden, finally in the lead. Jesus was on the move to intercept him. Judas was empowered by darkness and a crowd of temple guards and Roman soldiers wielding swords and clubs. … Continue reading

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Curses, Foiled Again!

Some would call the detractors of Jesus gluttons for punishment. They kept coming at him with contrived questions designed to entrap him. But each time he makes them look silly, and simultaneously teaches major truths. Mark 12:13-27 Perhaps more importantly, … Continue reading

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This is the Lord’s Doing

And they were seeking to seize Him, and yet they feared the people, for they understood that He spoke the parable against them. And so they left Him and went away. Mark 12:12 The chief priests and scribes had a … Continue reading

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