Acts 11:1-18 It’s interesting the reaction Peter got from his fellow believers when they learned that the Gentiles had received the Word of God. The Jewish believers contended with him, accusing him of associating with the uncircumcised. I couldn’t help thinking of Jesus who thought nothing of going to the home of a centurion whose … More Peter Defends God’s Grace
Jesus was troubled and deeply distressed. He told Peter, James and John that His soul was exceedingly sorrowful even to death and asked them to stay there and watch. He went a little farther in the garden and fell on the ground. He prayed that if it were possible, the hour might pass from Him. … More Mark 14:32-42
By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and keep His commandments. For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments. And His commandments are not burdensome – 1 John 5:2, 3. Last Sabbath I read this definition in my Bible’s dictionary: Sabbath A holy … More Two Sabbaths?
“He saved others; let Him save Himself if He is the Christ, the chosen of God” – Luke 23:35 As Jesus hung on the cross, soldiers cast lots for His robe and the people passed by, blaspheming Him, wagging their heads and saying, “Aha! You who destroy the temple and build it in three days, save Yourself, … More The King on a Cross
It’s very interesting how Paul opens his letter to the Galatians. “Paul, an apostle (not from men nor through man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father who raised Him from the dead)” He identifies himself as an apostle of Christ and the Father. He is preaching the Gospel of Christ who died and … More Only One Gospel
Love suffers long and is kind – 1 Corinthians 13:4 During His ministry here on earth, Jesus demonstrated His love for humanity through kindness. Zaccheus, the tax collector, treated like an outcast, was the person whom Jesus watned to spend time with. He was kind to the tax collector in that He treated him as … More Love is Kind
For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, that He might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive by the Spirit, by whom also He went and preached to the spirits in prison, who formerly were disobedient, when once the Divine longsuffering waited in the … More 1 Peter 3:18-20