Category Archives: Jesus Christ

Murder and Adultery

These two appear side by side among the Ten Commandments: You shall not murder. You shall not commit adultery. Also, they are often spoken in the same breath when found elsewhere in Scripture.  This is understandable because breaking one often leads … Continue reading

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Winner or Loser?

In the eyes of the world, Jesus of Nazareth was a loser.  Big-time. This first-century Jew died with his reputation in tatters.  It’s not just that he died by crucifixion – which was a public shaming; it’s that he had … Continue reading

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Adultery

You shall not commit adultery. –  Exodus 20:14 (circa 15th Century B.C.) Under Moses, the ancient Jews were commanded not to commit the act of adultery. You have heard that it was said, ‘YOU SHALL NOT COMMIT ADULTERY’; but I … Continue reading

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Coming to Jesus Like a Child

How would you introduce Jesus to a little child? However you would present Jesus to a child today is how you should present Him to yourself every day. Yes, there is growth involved in following Christ, but this principle of … Continue reading

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How can God love the world?

We have heard that “God so loved the world that…” – but how can God love a world of people who are so often sinning?  How can God love a world with so many people who won’t do anything He … Continue reading

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What About His Commandments?

Shall we call Jesus “Lord” and yet be unconcerned with His commandments? Does “saved by grace” or “saved by faith” mean that His commandments are irrelevant to us?  Does everyone going to heaven excuse us to sin on earth? What … Continue reading

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Why does the name of Jesus upset so many people?

Is any name more polarizing than the name of Jesus?  Sure, there are people who love to hear His name, but there seem to be many more people who appear who have negative reactions to it.  Sometimes very negative reactions … Continue reading

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When is a lighthouse useless?

A lighthouse is useless when the captain of the ship sleeps too much and refuses to open his eyes. I am the light of the world. –  Jesus Christ (John 8:12) We’ve been given a bright lighthouse in the darkness…but … Continue reading

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We All Worship

Everyone worships.  Everyone.  Every single person in the world. What varies is the object of our worship. We either worship ourselves or other people or a particular religion or a nebulous idea of God…or Jesus Christ. Your heart was designed as … Continue reading

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How much difference might there be if…

A few days ago, I asked “How would Jesus live your life?”  Let me ask the same question in a slightly different way. If you were too exhausted to live today and Jesus agreed to come and take your place … Continue reading

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