Facing the Enemy

August 28, 2021
The apostle Paul reminds his readers that they face an enemy. Though his letter is addressed to Christians, the enemy he writes of is an enemy to all humankind; the…

Facing Unbelief

July 3, 2021
When Jesus returns to His hometown a second time, He again faces unbelief and rejection among its citizens. Rather than appreciate the things He has done, they insult and turn…

How the Kingdom Grows

June 12, 2021
Mark records Jesus' parables about how the Kingdom of God grows. He also gives us insight into why Jesus used parables to teach, and reveals the spiritual depth of meaning…
The ascension of Jesus is commemorated in some Christian churches with a service forty days after Easter. Though we don’t observe it that way, the Ascension is a topic which…

Opened Minds and Lips

April 17, 2021
In a resurrection Sunday evening event, Jesus appeared to His startled disciples. He opened their minds to understand the scriptures; then He opened their lips so they could proclaim what…

The Servant of the Lord

March 27, 2021
Among Isaiah's prophecies are four "Servant Songs" which foretell events in Jesus' life. The Ethiopian eunuch Philip encountered in Acts 8 was reading one and Philip used it as a…

The Necessity of Faith

February 27, 2021
Using Abraham's example, the Apostle Paul shows why trying to keep the Law, instead of relying on Jesus' sacrifice for our forgiveness, is a hopeless endeavor which ends in failure…

An Encouraging Glimpse

February 13, 2021
The transfiguration of Jesus was a unique event for His disciples. It followed talk of his arrest, suffering, death and resurrection. The transfiguration was meant to encourage His closest disciples.…
The prophet's questions were meant for Jews suffering in Babylon where they had been taken captive for disobeying God. As changes unfold in our nation, the truths which follow the…