~WHO IS JESUS?~ life is utterly impossible without One who is capable of transcending the laws and limits placed on the natural world, One who has no beginning and no end, One who quite simply has always been, WHO WAS AND WHO IS AND WHO IS TO COME, ONE who is the I AM. Jesus knew without a shadow of doubt what He was saying to those descendants of Abraham that fateful day when He made the unmistakable claim to the title of GOD – the I AM read more..
This week we look to the miraculous birth of Jesus Christ of Nazareth born in Bethlehem. More precisely, we will look to the events and the players surrounding Jesus’ birth. From a murderous king to a virgin with child.. I believe the people that God chose for His Son’s birth and how the story unfolds tells us a lot about THE nature of God. It tells us a lot about the one who came to save us. read more..
Heaven, “the afterlife”, “the hereafter”… if only someone could bring an eyewitness account from the other side, give us assurance that it does exist and tell us how to get there. Would it even make a difference if someone did? What if somebody came back from the dead? Would that be enough? read more..
Jesus hung out with the poor, tax collectors, prostitutes, sinners. The religious leaders criticized Jesus for this practice, but he responded, “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I did not come for the righteous, but sinners.” He touched the untouchables (lepers), cured the unlovable (demon-possessed). He even cured a man’s withered hand on the Sabbath which was against the ‘religious’ rules. Jesus called men to a higher standard. The religious leaders lived by the letter of the law – the laws given to Moses – and ignored the heart of the law. This alluded them. read more..
“I tell you the truth”… if I knew the truth, would you want to know? I have come that they may have LIFE, and have it to the FULL. Jesus made many claims as ‘the Good Shepherd’, not only as a caretaker of the sheep but as the only gate available for them to find safe pasture. And he began to share deep insights behind the thief of our souls ~the anti-Shepherd antichrist ~ the thief comes only to steal and kill and destroyread more..
If a Good Life were the Eternal ticket, then the Rich Young Ruler would be the perfect candidate for Heaven. But Jesus said, “SALVATION IS IMPOSSIBLE” – For men, Eternal Punishment awaits, afterall, “all men have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God” & “the wages of sin is death”, BUT “The Gift of God is Eternal LIFE IN Christ Jesus our Lord.” read more..
Men pursue God in vain because they look first to a finite/limited creation to understand an infinite Creator. Some men do the same in their understanding of ‘Son of God’…They put human characteristics, even limitations, on God. IF GOD HAD A SON, WHO IS HIS WIFE? MARY?read more..
Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel ~which means, ‘God walks among us’. written by Prophet Isaiah ~740years Before Jesus Christ was born.read more..
men have always tried to cover this story up ~rewrite what actually happened, but their attempts have been in vain. Some even suggest the 12 disciples conjured up a lie about Jesus rising BACK to life. BUT Consider this: the final fates of these Disciples of Jesus as told by Biblical and traditional accounts.. Simon (Peter) – fisherman: likely crucified during the reign of Nero and… read more..
Jesus did many other miraculous signs in the presence of His disciples, which are not recorded in this book. But these are written that you may believe that JESUS is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have LIFE in His name. read more..