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Responding in Love

The book of John, chapter 9, tells of a man born blind from birth, whom Jesus heals; giving the man sight. Typically, I’ve focused on the healing process. 826 more words


The Primary Commandment

The Pharisees went to where Jesus was when they heard how he had refuted the Sadducees. An expert in the Law challenged Jesus asking him, “Which commandment is the most important?” … 185 more words

Condensed Gospel

In light of recent events...

Well, in light of recent current events in congress, I’ve noticed some notable Christian figures I’ll leave unnamed ranting about the judgment of America and the persecution of the church. 845 more words

Mercy and Sacrifice

In my last post we saw Jesus rebuke the Pharisees for not understanding God’s mercy. The Lord said that God desired mercy and not sacrifice. I want to look at this truth. 577 more words


Like the Pharisees (Luke 20)

The following is a raw meditation from my journal on the book of Luke, chapter 20.

(v.1-8) If you don’t answer Jesus straight, He won’t answer you. 258 more words

Devotional Life

Can We Not Talk About Modesty?

For some reason I seem to be seeing a lot of articles about modesty lately. I’m bored with hearing about modesty. Even in articles putting the focus on men’s gaze instead of women’s attire, it’s a lot of filth this, Playboy that. 170 more words


Serene to the End: Apostle John

Mainstream scholars are pretty sure John published the Apocalypse around 95 AD. Given what we know of the man, it’s a fair bet most of it was already burned into his awareness at least two decades before. 1,353 more words