The Breath of Jesus

“When he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Then the disciples were glad when they saw the Lord. Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, even so I am sending you.” And when he had said this, he breathed on them and saidContinue reading “The Breath of Jesus”

Nothing But the Blood

“But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin.” 1 John 1:7, NIV At first glance the Old Testament is a collection of extremely bloody books. So many sacrifices were made that the Levitical priesthood hadContinue reading “Nothing But the Blood”

Evaluating Jesus Truly, [CS Lewis]

“The Difference Jesus Makes,”  from C.S. Lewis What are we to make of Jesus Christ? This question…has, in a sense, a frantically comic side. For the real reason is not what are we to make of Christ, but what is He to make of us? The picture of a fly sitting deciding what it is toContinue reading “Evaluating Jesus Truly, [CS Lewis]”

It’s Friday, but Sunday’s Coming!

 “he humbled himself in obedience to God     and died a criminal’s death on a cross.” Philippians 2:8 Dr. Tony Campolo tells the story of a little preaching competition that he had with his pastor during services at the church where he attends. Dr. Campolo tells how he preached the “perfect” sermon, perfect in every way. He hadContinue reading “It’s Friday, but Sunday’s Coming!”