Tag Archives: Jesus

Are You Hungry?

Bread: The staple of life; the most basic source of nourishment that sustains life. Jesus points to himself as the bread of life. He is the source of spiritual nourishment and life eternal. Continue reading

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Let Him in the Boat

When we find ourselves in difficult places, even frightening places, we need to let Jesus in the boat. Continue reading

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Behold the Lamb of God

Jesus, the exalted Messiah and King; the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world; He is worthy of our praise. Worship him from the depths of your heart! Continue reading

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Message of Life

To a world in darkness, he brings light. To all who receive him, he brings life. Continue reading

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Rest

God promised that if they would obey him, he would give the children of Israel the land. While their obedience was far from perfect, God fully fulfilled his end of the bargain. Not one of all his good promises had failed; they all came to pass. Continue reading

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Who Do you Say I Am?

Jesus asks what is perhaps the most important question that can be asked, “Who do you say I am?” For the most part the crowds didn’t have a clue and even those closest to him seemed a bit confused. But impulsive Peter has it right this time: “God’s Messiah.” Continue reading

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Everything Changes

When Jesus steps into the boat everything changes. Continue reading

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Wounded

Those wounds that were the source of his pain are now the source of our healing: the forgiveness of sin, the freedom from bondages and shame, the healing of broken bodies and wounded hearts. Continue reading

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Once for All

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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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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