The Starting Point!

Mark 1: 1 – “The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.” NKJV As we begin our study in the book of Mark, I believe it will be helpful to look at the author of the book. Since traditionally the author of this book is John Mark, then that is how we willContinue reading “The Starting Point!”

The Spirit of Christmas!

Matthew 1:18 – “Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: After His mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Spirit.” NKJV the-spirit-of-christmas_.mp3 As we approach the Christmas season, I decided not to focus just on the birth of Jesus, but rather, onContinue reading “The Spirit of Christmas!”

See Jesus in You!

John 3:30 -He must increase, but I must decrease. NKJV see-jesus-in-you_.mp3 In my previous blog, I used this same scripture to share the context of how and why John the Baptist used this phrase. For him, it was the reality of his situation, the end of his ministry. But it has become a cliche, usedContinue reading “See Jesus in You!”

Increasing and Decreasing!

John 3:30 -He must increase, but I must decrease. NKJV increasing-and-decreasing_.mp3 In the Church, John the Baptist’s words have become a mantra of humility. When a soloist gets up to sing, she may say this before she sing to give the impression of humility and that she isn’t really singing, it’s God! Or a ministerContinue reading “Increasing and Decreasing!”

Are You Offended With Jesus!

Matthew 11:2-3 -Now when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples, And said unto him, Art thou he that should come, or do we look for another? are-you-offended-with-jesus_-1.mp3 This morning I was reminded of a passage in the Bible and I decided to blog about it.Continue reading “Are You Offended With Jesus!”

Jesus, the Son of God!

Matthew 3:17 – And suddenly a voice came from heaven, saying, “This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.” NKJV jesus_-the-son-of-god_.mp3 prayer-for-salvation-1.m4a I’ve blogged about Jesus, our deliverer from sin; Jesus, our access to the kingdom, and Jesus, our access to the blessings. All of this helps us to understand the multi-facetedContinue reading “Jesus, the Son of God!”

What Will You Say?

John 1:22-23 -Then they said to him, “Who are you, that we may give an answer to those who sent us? What do you say about yourself?” He said: “I am ‘The voice of one crying in the wilderness: “Make straight the way of the Lord,” ’ as the prophet Isaiah said.” NKJV A fewContinue reading “What Will You Say?”

Are You Offended With Jesus?

Matthew 11:2-3 -Now when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples, And said unto him, Art thou he that should come, or do we look for another? are-you-offended-with-jesus_.mp3 This morning I was reminded of a passage in the Bible and I decided to blog about it.Continue reading “Are You Offended With Jesus?”