Not even his brothers believed in him

John 7:3-5  So his brothers said to him, “Leave here and go to Judea, that your disciples also may see the works you are doing.  For no one works in secret if he seeks to be known openly. If you do these things, show yourself to the world.”  For not even his brothers believed in him. J. C. … More Not even his brothers believed in him

Courting public notice

In these times of instant news and events being spread across the world like wildfire through social media such as Twitter and Facebook, it might be hard to remember that in the time of Jesus, no one was tweeting or posting their Facebook status. J.C. Ryle comments: Let us mark, for another thing, in this … More Courting public notice

Relief met the afflicted company as soon as they obeyed His command.

  On the way to Jerusalem he was passing along between Samaria and Galilee. And as he entered a village, he was met by ten lepers, who stood at a distance and lifted up their voices, saying, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us.” When he saw them he said to them, “Go and show yourselves … More Relief met the afflicted company as soon as they obeyed His command.