God has always wanted to lead His people. I think that He is almost catatonic with joy when we allow Him to do this. Throughout the ages, and all through Israel's history, we see Him reaching out to people, who are stubborn and selfish in their choices. But He reaches out to them anyway. … Continue reading So You Wanna Go Back to Egypt?
This is a chapter from my book, “They Met Jesus: Stories from the Gospels.” Hope you like it! Chapter 37 Judas Iscariot, Matthew 27:3-10 3 When Judas, who had betrayed him, realized that Jesus had been condemned to die, he was filled with remorse. So he took the thirty pieces of silver back to the leading … Continue reading Judas Iscariot, Matthew 27:3-10
The 'red letter' Bible emphasizes the words of Jesus by making them red. But sometimes we can learn just as much by which words he didn't say. I would like to submit to you the 'Blue Letter Version' of things Jesus never said. He never said: V. 1) You're too far gone to be saved. … Continue reading The Blue Letter Version
"As the Scriptures say, “No one is righteous— not even one. 11 No one is truly wise; no one is seeking God. 12 All have turned away; all have become useless. No one does good, not a single one.” Romans 3:10-12 Scripture never, ever flatters the human ego. It acts on us directly, "dividing the spirit from … Continue reading Dismayed by My Own Fallenness