Tag Archives: Jesus

The Person Behind the Practice

The No-Shoes Rule: An Analogy About Love and Obedience Which is more important: to take off your shoes when you enter a man’s house so that his carpet doesn’t get dirty, or to love the man who owns the house and … Continue reading

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The Day of Victory!

Jesus had said, “Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up” (John 2:19). And they did. They humiliated Him and hung Him on a cross like a common criminal … Jesus, the temple, the meeting place between God … Continue reading

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Sunday School Answers

I serve twice a month at my church in what would traditionally be called “Sunday School” (we call it “HarvestKids“). Typically, I teach 3rd grade. I love it. Children are amazing. They are so simple and trusting and full of life (and … Continue reading

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Songs of Heaven

Jesus’ best friend on earth was a man named John (the Apostle). Jesus recruited John and his brother James out of their family fishing business to follow Him and become “fishers of men” (Mark 1:17). After Jesus died, rose again, and … Continue reading

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What Simeon and Anna Teach Us About Hope

“We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul, a hope that enters into the inner place behind the curtain, where Jesus has gone as a forerunner on our behalf, having become a high priest forever.” (Hebrews … Continue reading

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What Mary Teaches Us About Worship

“My soul magnifies the Lord, And my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, For he has looked on the humble estate of his servant. For behold, from now on all generations will call me blessed; For he who is mighty … Continue reading

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Was Jesus “Efficient”?

I read the other day (can’t remember where–maybe an audiobook?) that if Jesus had walked the earth in our day, He would have been super busy. The author argued that Jesus was so well-loved and so important, that everyone wanted a … Continue reading

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