The Sea of Galilee ‘Crash’ Course, 101

When Jesus woke up, he rebuked the wind and said to the waves, “Silence! Be still!” Suddenly the wind stopped, and there was a great calm. 40 Then he asked them, “Why are you afraid? Do you still have no faith?” (Mark 4:39-40, NLT) There He is, sleeping on a pillow, seemingly unaware of the danger that the disciples wereContinue reading “The Sea of Galilee ‘Crash’ Course, 101”

The Lamb’s Victory

Jesus will rule over every puny king and president. He rules. He doesn’t bow, salute or kneel before any inconsequential king or constitution. They serve Him. He is eternal and supreme, and amazingly enough, He is a friend to every believer (that astonishes me!) He is an intimate King who is patiently waiting for usContinue reading “The Lamb’s Victory”

Without a Wound? [True Ministry]

The subject of “the pool at Bethesda” alludes to the following excerpt from the Thorton Wilder play, “The Angel that Troubled the Waters.” The play is based on the biblical verses of John 5:1-4, but it changes the end of the parable. I first encountered this excerpt within the book “Abba’s Child: The Cry of the HeartContinue reading “Without a Wound? [True Ministry]”

Kiss the Son

“Serve the Lord with fear,     and rejoice with trembling. 12 Kiss the Son,     lest he be angry, and you perish in the way,     for his wrath is quickly kindled. Blessed are all who take refuge in him.” Psalm 2:11-12 “You gave Me no kiss; but she, since the time I came in, has not ceased to kiss My feet.” Luke 7:45 A kiss definedContinue reading “Kiss the Son”