Dear Friends, Jesus was always able to keep the demands of the Law in balance with the merciful application of it. In John 8:2-11, the religious leaders have caught a woman in the act of adultery and are trying to trap Jesus by asking what they should do; whether or not she should be stoned […]
Many people are attracted to Jesus’ teaching. He is the source of spiritual life and our spiritual thirst is quenched by the Holy Spirit, whom he shares with us. His words are our sustenance.
If people choose to do God’s will, they will see that Jesus’ teaching has authority and comes from God.
God’s great gift to us is to not leave us in our sin but to give us the opportunity to repent and turn back to Him.
The Holy Spirit and the Words of Jesus gives us life. They are a reason to be thankful and hopeful. No one is beyond God’s reach.
Dear Friends, John 6:41-60 is about the unbelief of the Jews. Last week, the crowds sought Jesus for the wrong reasons – for physical food and to make Him a political leader – but the reason the Jewish leaders reject Jesus is different. They understand His claims that He has come from God and they […]
Dear Friends, In Genesis 41:1-40, we see that, after a long wait of 11 years, the dreams from Genesis 37 stating that Joseph would be a leader and have prominence are beginning to come to fruition. It is a reminder of the need to be patient in regard to God’s timing. One of the highlights […]
In John 6:25-40, Jesus explains the need to work for bread that endures to eternal life. He is the source of this bread of life.
It is during difficult and dark and discouraging times that we must learn to cling to God’s Word and to live by faith, not by sight. In Genesis 40:1-23, we see Joseph learning this lesson while in prison.
Dear Friends, In John 6:16-24, Jesus intentionally withdraws from the crowd who have misunderstood who He is and why He has come. This is one of His great tasks: to lift people’s Biblical understanding so they know the God of the Bible and why He (Jesus) came. In this passage, Jesus has sent the disciples […]