“Jesus knew that He would die. But He was in perfect command of the situation. He knew that the death He was dying was the worst that the forces of evil could do to Him, and He knew that He would rise triumphant. He said that He would rise, and He made His words good. […]
While growing up in the church, I did not grasp the radical nature of Jesus as he encountered the world in which he lived. Jesus defies all of our categories and calls us to something new.
Jesus referred to an “hour” that was coming in his life and ministry. John Stott writes about what Jesus meant by this.
How should the church respond to Chreasters, those who attend on Christmas and Easter? Is there anything we can do to keep them coming? I think there is and it isn’t very complicated.
Jesus offers to provide rest to all who come to him. This post provides a brief look at Jesus’ offer of rest as recorded in Matthew 11:28.
I have heard it said that a person could be so Heavenly minded that he is of no Earthly good. Perhaps it is only me, but I find that I am in greater danger of becoming so Earthly minded that I am no good at all.