Jesus Serving Us

In the last several weeks in our study in John we looked at Jesus getting His feet anointed and we saw the triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Now Jesus is going to show His disciples just how far He is going to go to serve them When we think about...

The Righteousness of the Law

Matthew 5:17 17 Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil.     Jesus Christ fulfilled the righteousness of the Law by his death as the perfect, sinless sacrifice of God, that the...

Take Me Out to the Calvary

In all the Christian writers of the first century, in all the devotion they display about Christ and the new faith, not one of them ever expresses the slightest desire to see the birthplace of Jesus, to visit Nazareth his home town, the sites of his...

Gospel Goofs & Goobers

Luke 2:1 shows that the writer (whoever he may have been) lived long after the events related. His dates, about the fifteenth year of Tiberius, and the government of Cyrenias, are manifestly false. The general ignorance of the four evangelists, not...

Christian Persecution in Perspective

In Asia Minor the people were persecuted by orders of [Christian emperor] Constantius. The rites of baptism were conferred on women and children, who, for that purpose, had been torn from the arms of their friends and parents; the mouths of the...

What Does It Take to Get Men to Go to Church?

The temple was designed with a large measure of uniformity over the whole of the Near East now recognizable as a microcosm of the womb. It was divided into three parts: the Porch, representing the lower end of the vagina up to the hymen, or Veil; the...