Of First Importance

Over time priorities change.  As you get older you find things that were important are no longer as important as they once were. Other things have taken their place.  New experiences change the way you look at the world and think about things. Due to the tremendous upheaval in our lives many people are now … Continue reading Of First Importance

John 19:30

There are seven sayings of Jesus as He hung on the cross, where He gave Himself as the ultimate sacrifice for our sin.  Each saying is important revealing much about our Lord and God's plan for our redemption.  The last statement is, "It is Finished." All of us go through life leaving behind a trail … Continue reading John 19:30

Authority

In seeking answers to certain questions, you might get answers you did not expect. The religious leaders learned this lesson the hard way. Having stood helplessly by while Jesus rode into Jerusalem as the King of Israel and when He cleansed the temple for the second time, they were forced to take aggressive action to … Continue reading Authority

Expensive

In John 12 we read: Six days before the Passover celebration began, Jesus arrived in Bethany, the home of Lazarus—the man he had raised from the dead. Jesus came to the house of Lazarus and he kept near Lazarus because the great miracle of bringing him back from the dead roused the hatred of the … Continue reading Expensive

Questions

The death of the Son of God had long been planned by the Jewish religious leaders and planned even before they were on the scene according to Acts 2:23; “But God knew what would happen, and his prearranged plan was carried out when Jesus was betrayed. With the help of lawless Gentiles, you nailed him … Continue reading Questions

Quick Change

Incredible changes have taken place in the past hundred years. How we travel, technological developments, how we work, our leisure time even food has changed dramatically.  It is breath taking the changes we have taken in our stride. Now, suddenly, complete and utter change has been thrust upon us.  Everything we are familiar with is … Continue reading Quick Change