Though the synoptic gospels (Matthew, Mark, and Luke) all synchronize with each other, and John seems to stand alone in what it recounts, all four gospels agree on the main events concerning Jesus’s trials, crucifixion, death, and resurrection. Many have sought to create a timeline of events, poring through these four eyewitness accounts, as I will also do, today. Continue reading Gospel of John: Resurrection Timeline
In this twenty minute talk, we’ll first follow Mary through the years she was a student and supporter of Jesus, then we will spend most of our time in the Garden with Mary at Christ’s empty tomb, and end with a deeper understanding of ourselves as members of the Body of Christ. Continue reading Mary of Magdala
How long have you been waiting for the longing you have been praying about to be fulfilled? A longing you have felt certain God has invited you to pray about, that you feel certain God has indicated will be fulfilled? Continue reading Anna the Prophet
The Gospel of John acts as something of a love letter from God to His people, a book that has changed more lives than possibly any other book written. It presents Jesus as a man with personal warmth, intimacy, human emotions and relating to people. Continue reading Gospel of John: What Is It?
God has a habit of meeting us within the storm, rather than sweeping the storm aside… Continue reading Acts Wednesday: Chapter 27, Shipwreck!
There are times when we absolutely know the voice of God has spoken, but…we’re not sure what to do about it. Continue reading Acts Wednesday: Chapter 21, Last Leg of the Journey
God sometimes allows something to happen, to put us in the position to be ready for the next step. Paul’s willingness to trust and accept even the really hard steps God took him through, the church at Philippi was establish—the only church Paul consistently received help from throughout his career. Continue reading Acts Wednesday: Chapter 16, Demons and Jail
One thing I am getting to learn about Paul, he loved powerful women, and he included them whenever he could in God’s great work. Continue reading Acts Wednesday: Chapter 16, Lydia
ya gotta hand it to Paul and his crew. They did not skip a beat. Puzzled looks changed to pleased smiles instantly, and they sat right down to worship with these God-fearing women. The women, apparently, didn’t skip a beat, either. They welcome these four men into their gathering Continue reading Acts Wednesday: Chapter 16, The Women of Philippi
even with a vision from God, to not exactly know what’s going to come next. I may think I have every detail of the plan nailed down; but, with the Lord, that is rarely going to be the case. Where would faith fit in, in a scheme like that? Typically, God is going to give us enough to go on, and at each step—if we’re willing to take those steps of faith—God will give us more. Continue reading Acts Wednesday: Chapter 16, Paul and the Macedonian Man