Grant us eyes to see

Kim Riddlebarger asks, “What, then, should we take with us from this section of Mark?” [Chapter 3:20-35] The very fact that so many different and diverse people witnessed the miracles of Jesus with their own eyes and yet did not understand his mission or understand who he was, should remind all of us that unless God … More Grant us eyes to see

Luther: “The life of Christianity consists in possessive pronouns.”

And immediately there was in their synagogue a man with an unclean spirit. And he cried out, “What have you to do with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are—the Holy One of God.” But Jesus rebuked him, saying, “Be silent, and come out of him!” Mark … More Luther: “The life of Christianity consists in possessive pronouns.”

Fake or real?

As the Father has loved me, so have I loved You. Continue You in my love.  If you keep My commandments, you shall abide in My love, even as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in His love.” —John 15:9-10 I know your works. You have the reputation of being alive, but you … More Fake or real?

Keep the Faith!

John Piper, in a sermon from 2 Timothy 4, “I Have Kept the Faith” The two pictures of a fight and a race illustrate what is involved in keeping the faith. But before we go into what is involved in keeping the faith I better say something brief about the nature of faith itself. The … More Keep the Faith!