Archive for June 22, 2012
In Matthew 21:25, Jesus asks the Pharisees and religious leaders, “The baptism of John—where was it from? From heaven or from men?” Then they reasoned among themselves, saying, “If we say, ‘From heaven,’ He will say to us, ‘Why then did you not believe him?’”
What a tough question! It seems like God always knows the questions that we don’t want to answer or that we can’t answer. Those are the questions He chooses to ask us. Now, let’s look at the reasoning of these so-called “religious” leaders. Isn’t that type of reasoning true even to this day? If John came from heaven, More >
read the bible in a year: day 96 Matthew 27:1-31
1 Now when it was morning, all the chief priests and those in authority took thought together with the purpose of putting Jesus to death. 2 And they put cords on him and took him away, and gave him up to Pilate, the ruler. 3 Then Judas, who was false to him, seeing that he was to be put to death, in his regret took back the thirty bits of silver to the chief priests and those in authority, 4 Saying, I have done wrong in giving into your hands an upright man. But they said, More >
In Matthew 28:1, now after the Sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week,Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to look at the grave.
What does it mean to be faithful? After Jesus was placed in the tomb, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary could not stay away. They were dedicated to Jesus Christ in life and in death. I love how atheist and now even dictionaries define faith as believing something without any evidence whatsoever. That is ridiculous. A great way to understand faith is believing in what the future holds based on the evidence from past experiences. A simple More >
Christ himself is the builder of his spiritual temple, and he has built it on the mountains of his unchangeable affection, his omnipotent grace, and his infallible truthfulness. But as it was in Solomon’s temple, so in this; the materials need making ready. There are the “Cedars of Lebanon,” but they are not framed for the building; they are not cut down, and shaped, and made into those planks of cedar, whose odoriferous beauty shall make glad the courts of the Lord’s house in Paradise. There are also the rough stones still in the quarry, they must be hewn thence, More >