Jesus Christ’s death by crucifixion was reserved for the worst of criminals. In Jesus’ case, it seemed just about everyone contributed. The Jewish religious leaders, the Gentile Roman government and a mob of people all demanded his death. Why? It all started in a small village, not far from Jerusalem, in Israel. At 30 years … Continue reading Why was Jesus nailed on the cross?
Jesus said to know him was to know God. To see him was to see God. To believe in him was to believe in God. To receive him was to receive God. To hate him was to hate God. And to honor him was to honor God. Watching massive crowds follow Jesus, the Jewish Pharisees and Sadducees decided to be … Continue reading Both Jews and Gentiles responsible for Jesus’ death
To varying degrees, we act in ways that are opposed to God’s ways. Just take a quick scan of the news on any given day…racism, murders, sexual abuse, lies, greed, corruption, terrorism, wars, etc. As people we have a great way of messing up our lives and the lives of others. God sees us as … Continue reading Why did Jesus allow his crucifixion?
None of the drama in his accusation, betrayal and crucifixion was a surprise to Jesus. Many times, prior to his crucifixion, Jesus told his disciples that he was going to be arrested, beaten, crucified. He also said that three days after being buried he would come back to life. All that Jesus claimed about his … Continue reading Jesus suffered the worst torture ever
Many people really don’t know there are God possibilities each and every day. Even believers can be blinded by the worlds’ view of life and fail to know what is theirs through God’s Son, Jesus. Briefly stated, there are God possibilities just waiting for people, but sadly so many don’t know how to receive them. We want to … Continue reading Walking with the God of impossibilities this 2019 and beyond
After Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sent a holiday greeting to “everyone, including refugee babies in mangers,” some critics launched into an ongoing, highly politicized debate about whether Jesus was a refugee. “Merry Christmas everyone - here’s to a holiday filled with happiness, family, and love for all people. (Including refugee babies in mangers + their parents),” … Continue reading Jesus was a refugee who fled to save his life – Pope
Stress generally refers to two things: the psychological perception of pressure, on the one hand, and the body's response to it, on the other. If you recall the line from a hit song by Elvis Presley, 'Don't you step on my blue suede shoes,' you will certainly understand that people will always, or at … Continue reading How do you handle opposition and stress?
"For many are invited, but few are chosen," the Bible writes about divine calling in Matthew 22:14. The provision made for perishing souls in the gospel, is represented by a royal feast made by a king, with eastern liberality, on the marriage of his son. Our merciful God has not only provided food, but a … Continue reading Discovering your Divine Calling
Wonders shall never end! You won't believe a few Kenyans are counting there blessings for this once in a lifetime occurence after they welcomed 'Jesus' - though there was no such thing as the rapture over there. Seeing 'Jesus' at this time in our "doomed" world would have meant immediate destruction, but pedestrians and motorists who … Continue reading Unbelievably True: ‘Jesus’ was spotted walking barefooted in Kenya