AN EXPOSITION OF MATTHEW 12:15-21 15 But when Jesus knew it, he withdrew himself from thence: and great multitudes followed him, and he healed them all; Jesus knew the Pharisees were out to take His life. How Jesus knew is unclear. It is possible Jesus knew because He was omniscient. It is possible He knew … Continue reading The Messianic Secret
“And the disciples of John and of the Pharisees used to fast: and they come and say unto him, Why do the disciples of John and of the Pharisees fast, but thy disciples fast not? 19 And Jesus said unto them, Can the children of the bride chamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them? … Continue reading Celebrating Life with Christ
A First-Person Dramatic Narrative: John, an Apostle of Jesus Christ “And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high mountain apart, And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light. And, behold, there … Continue reading Eyewitness to Majesty
In the world, year after year, nations go to war because, fundamentally, there is a clash of ideas. A review of history reveals some superficial reasons why wars are started. The Revolutionary War began with “the shot heard round the world” when a Minuteman fired on British soldiers on April 19, 1775 at the battles … Continue reading When Ideas Clash
"But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven."--Matthew 19:14 Margaret Sanger, Planned Parenthood, and the Black Lives that Did Not Matter Kristan Hawkins "How a woman who advocated for the selective breeding of her fellow citizens came to be memorialized with … Continue reading The Black Lives that Did Not Matter
“And when they had sung an hymn, they went out into the Mount of Olives. 27 And Jesus saith unto them, All ye shall be offended because of me this night: for it is written, I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered. 28 But after that I am risen, I will … Continue reading Do You Know this Man, Jesus?
“But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye be not consumed one of another” (Gal. 5:15). It is often the case that a person who hates someone, a spouse, a business partner, a media figure, a family member, or a known acquaintance, is often hated by someone themselves. The irony is … Continue reading The Fire that is Within: Hatred in the Heart