Tag Archives: Jesus

Behold the Lamb of God (May 1)

From the beginning to end, the Gospel of John paints a spectacular and exalted picture of Jesus. The testimony of John the Baptist is a case in point. What do we learn about Jesus’ identity through his testimony as recounted in the gospel of John? Continue reading

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Scourged, Mocked, Crucified, Forsaken (March 11)

He was despised, rejected, stricken, smitten, afflicted, wounded, crushed and chastised. He experienced sorrow, grief, extreme pain and the sense of abandonment and being forsaken by the Father as he bore our sins on the cross. Continue reading

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Wounded (Feb 13)

Crucifixion is designed to bring excruciating physical pain. The physical torture of crucifixion is almost unimaginable. It was a cruel and painful way to die. It was also a method designed to bring shame and humiliation to the victim. The wounds of crucifixion were both emotional and physical. Continue reading

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Everything We Need (Nov 27)

God, by his divine power has given us everything we need for living a godly life. Sometimes the idea of a “godly life” or a “Christ-like life” seems so far off—so impossible. Perhaps that is why we settle for so little and don’t pursue godliness. Continue reading

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Once for All (Nov 9)

Jesus came with a better sacrifice: himself. He had lived a perfect, sinless life. He was the perfect Lamb of God who had come to take away the sins of the world. In his one time, once for all act of dying on the cross, Jesus made atonement for all our sins for all time. Continue reading

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Humility (Sept 30)

Paul encourages the Philippians to imitate Christ’s example of humility. What an example it is! Continue reading

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The Humble King (May 23)

The way of greatness in the kingdom is found in the towel. It is the way of the King who humbles himself to meet the needs of the servant. It is an example he intended for us to follow. Continue reading

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Extravagant Worship (May 21)

Mary goes a step further. She enters into extravagant worship. Continue reading

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Second Fiddle (May 4)

Harmony in the body of Christ requires that we learn to “play second fiddle.” Continue reading

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When Jesus Got Angry (May 2)

The temple was to be a place of worship and prayer. I had become a smelly, noise marketplace. Continue reading

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