2 Corinthians 4

Inspired by God, Paul wrote this second letter to the Corinthian Church around AD 55 or 56…only 20-26 years after Jesus’s crucifixion and resurrection. ✏️ Matthew Henry’s Commentary on 2 Corinthians 4 2 Corinthians 4 The Light of the Gospel 4 Therefore, having this ministry by the mercy of God, we do not lose heart. … Continue reading 2 Corinthians 4

It All Hinges Upon Jesus’s Resurrection

As Sunday rapidly approaches, please consider examining the claims Jesus made about Himself. Friends, if His resurrection didn’t happen, Christianity isn’t a viable worldview…it would be futile and misleading. Christianity’s existence hinges entirely on Jesus’s resurrection. (1 Corinthians 15) As you research, you will find approximately 130 attestations, both Christian and non-Christian (Greco-Roman, Syrian, and … Continue reading It All Hinges Upon Jesus’s Resurrection

“What is Maundy Thursday?” by GotQuestions

This entire article was written by GotQuestions via http://www.GotQuestions.org. Maundy Thursday, also known as “Holy Thursday,” is the Thursday of Passion Week, one day before Good Friday (the Friday before Easter). Maundy Thursday is the name given to the day on which Jesus celebrated the Passover with His disciples, known as the Last Supper. Two … Continue reading “What is Maundy Thursday?” by GotQuestions

Why Christianity?

Why should you consider Christianity first and foremost? Well, if you dialogue with Dr. Craig Hazen from Biola University, he will enthusiastically provide you with 4 or 5 reasons why someone on a "religious quest" should consider Christianity at the start. And in a moment, I will share 4 of those factors in the paragraphs … Continue reading Why Christianity?

“Jesus’s Unique Claims About Himself,” by Greg Koukl

Author: Greg Koukl Published: 3/22/2013 Website: http://www.STR.org A. Jesus either directly or indirectly made many profound claims for Himself: The Son of God (Matt 26:63)The Son of Man (Matt 16:13; Mk 14:62)1Giver of eternal life (Jn 10:28)One with the Father (Jn 10:30)One who forgives sin (Mk 2:10)The bread of life (Jn 6:35)The good shepherd (Jn 10:11)The … Continue reading “Jesus’s Unique Claims About Himself,” by Greg Koukl

His Purposes

Sis, do you need encouragement, today? Gary Habermas has some for you! In a recent message delivered by Dr. Gary Habermas to the Evangelical Philosophical Society, he provided 3 examples of how God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to His purposes: Peter, James, … Continue reading His Purposes

What Does God Say about “Love?”

1 John 4:8 "...God is love." John 15:5 "I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing." (God, through Jesus, supplies all we need for loving others well) 1Corinthians 16:14 "Let all that … Continue reading What Does God Say about “Love?”

Isaiah 53

Written 700 years before Christ Jesus came down to earth and put on human flesh, Isaiah wrote the incredibly vivid words of Isaiah 53. In what some term, “the heart of the Bible,” the Prophet Isaiah describes in jaw-dropping detail - the crucifixion of Jesus. Jesus was the long-awaited Messiah, foretold in the Old Testament. … Continue reading Isaiah 53

Christ and Him Crucified: Psalm 22 and Mark 15

Question: Have you ever wondered why Jesus exclaimed, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” before yielding His spirit to the Father? In order to adequately address this heartfelt query, we need to highlight an important cultural detail concerning how scripture was both memorized and shared around AD 30. Per numerous scholars, if … Continue reading Christ and Him Crucified: Psalm 22 and Mark 15

Jesus is the “Son of Man”

Mark 8:31 Jesus’s Disciples documented Jesus’s teachings and miracles with the utmost care and reverence. Therefore, every title Jesus gave Himself, not to mention every act that represented His authority as Messiah, was written down for His Church. And what title did Jesus use most?? The answer may not be what you’d expect! Many might … Continue reading Jesus is the “Son of Man”