The blessed high cost of discipleship

The blessed high cost of discipleship After Jesus told His disciples He would be with them only ‘a little while longer,’ Peter asked Him – “’Lord, where are You going?’” Jesus told him – “’Where I am going you cannot follow Me now, but you shall follow Me afterward.’” (John 13: 36) Peter then asked – “’Lord, why can I […]

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Jesus commanded us to love one another and love our enemies; Muhammad commanded his followers to fight and kill their enemies

Jesus commanded us to love one another and love our enemies; Muhammad commanded his followers to fight and kill their enemies King David wrote prophetically of Jesus Christ’ betrayal in Psalm 41 – “Even my own familiar friend in whom I have trusted, who ate my bread, has lifted up his heel against me.” (Psalms 41: 9) After Jesus washed […]

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Self sanctification rejects the new covenant of Jesus Christ and insults the Spirit of grace…

Self sanctification rejects the new covenant of Jesus Christ and insults the Spirit of grace… After the Passover Supper, or Last Supper, Jesus “rose and laid aside His garments, took a towel and girded Himself. After that, He poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet, and to wipe them with the towel with which He […]

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Reject the endless weariness of religion, and embrace Life!

Reject the endless weariness of religion, and embrace Life! Jesus had told the people – “’While you have the light, believe in the light, that you may become sons of light.’” (John 12: 36a) However, John’s historical gospel record states – “But although He had done so many signs before them, they did not believe in Him, that the word […]

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Believe in the Light; and do not fall prey to dark light…

Believe in the Light; and do not fall prey to dark light… Jesus proceeded to speak of His imminent crucifixion – “’Now My soul is troubled, and what shall I say? Father, save Me from this hour? But for this purpose I came to this hour. Father, glorify Your name.’” (John 12: 27-28a) John then records God’s verbal witness – […]

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Is the life you love in this world, or is it in Christ?

Is the life you love in this world, or is it in Christ? Some Greeks who had come to worship at the Passover feast told Philip that they wanted to see Jesus. Philip told Andrew, and they in turn told Jesus. Jesus answered them – “’The hour has come that the Son of Man should be glorified. Most assuredly, I […]

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