Monday, April 25, 2016

In Simple Terms

I've been reading the Bible and hearing it taught for about 50 years. It's a very complex book!  But I'm the kind of person who tends to simplify complex concepts into more understandable ideas. So as of today, at least, here's how I see the story of the Bible, in simple terms. 

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Jesus the Good Shepherd

I’m continually amazed by the number of references in Scripture to the identity of Jesus the Son of God. One that he takes on himself directly in John 10 is The Good Shepherd, There’s a lot wrapped up in this identity, including many details of life in what’s called the Ancient

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

To Do God's Work

Jesus has called you and me to a life filled with his blessings and everlasting joy. We can be completely certain that our sins taken care of, and on top of that, our

Monday, April 4, 2016

Walking with Jesus

That Sunday afternoon, two of Jesus' disciples were walking away from Jerusalem. They had been sure Jesus was the prophet who would restore Israel to greatness, but now that he had died, they were totally discouraged. Numb with the shock of having their hopes taken away so violently, they could only walk home slowly, still in anguish. Suddenly a stranger appeared, perhaps coming up from behind, and overhearing their conversation. "What's