Following Jesus

                “Once more Pilate came out and said to the Jews, “Look, I am bringing Him out to you to let you know that I find no basis for a charge against Him.”  When Jesus came out wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe, Pilate said to them, “Here is the man!”  As… Continue reading Following Jesus

Being The Church

                “Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God – this is your spiritual act of worship.  Don not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.  Then you will be… Continue reading Being The Church

Evangelism

                “Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go.  When they saw Him, they worshipped Him; but some doubted.  Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.  Therefore go and make disciples of all nations,… Continue reading Evangelism

A Summer Reflection

                “It is written in Isaiah the prophet: “I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way” “a voice of one calling in the desert, ‘Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for Him.’””                                                                                                                                                                 Mark 1:2-3                 Rikki E. Watts in his helpful study of Mark’s Gospel makes… Continue reading A Summer Reflection

A Call To Arms

                “The reason I left you in Crete was that you might straighten out what was left unfinished and appoint elders in every town, as I directed you.”                 “He must hold firmly to the trustworthy message as it has been taught, so that he can encourage others by sound doctrine and refute those who… Continue reading A Call To Arms