I recently read Finding the Real Jesus (which appears to be sort of a shortened version of The Case for the Real Jesus) by Lee Strobel. According to Strobel, several "portraits" of Jesus have been recently gaining popularity: Increasingly, the traditional picture of Jesus is under an intellectual onslaught from critical scholars, popular historians, TV documentaries, … Continue reading Who Was Jesus?
Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself unless it abides in the vine, so neither can you unless you abide in Me. I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing. - … Continue reading Abide in Jesus
Children, it is the last hour; and just as you heard that antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have appeared; from this we know that it is the last hour. They went out from us, but they were not really of us; for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us; but they went out, so that it would … Continue reading The Last Hour
Just to be totally transparent here, I've been going through kind of a dry season. Less inspiration for topics to write about on this blog (even though I have several drafts I've worked on a lot). Spiritual and physical fatigue. Strange physical issues. Severe abdominal cramping, feelings of nausea, skin rashes, numbness/tingling in hands or throughout … Continue reading Dry Rivers
Happened upon this hymn today, and thought I'd share. Behold, a Stranger at the door! He gently knocks, has knocked before, Has waited long, is waiting still: You treat no other friend so ill. O lovely attitude! He stands With melting heart and laden hands; O matchless kindness! and He shows This matchless kindness to … Continue reading Stranger at the Door