2,000 years ago Pontius Pilate, the Roman Governor who sentenced Jesus to die on a Roman Cross, asked Jesus: “What is truth?” (John 18: 38) Jesus had previously claimed of himself: “I am . . . the truth.” (John 14: 6) Speaking about truth on another occasion, Jesus emphasized that when people embrace and comeContinue reading “Truth”

Jesus In Every Book of the Bible

If a person searches wholeheartedly to find Jesus in every book of the Bible, that person will find Him. In the Old Testament portion of the Bible, He doesn’t stand out as clearly as He does in the New Testament portion of the Bible, but He can be found therein if a person searches forContinue reading “Jesus In Every Book of the Bible”

Hidden Scroll

The sun began to slip below the far horizon, it’s many-hued rays fanned out across the darkening sky. Turning and gazing back from the high, wind-swept, rocky promontory where they paused momentarily, the six dust-covered, weary travelers could see myriads of scattered spots of refracted sunlight sparkling like liquid diamonds on the waves of theContinue reading “Hidden Scroll”

Bible Overview

Recently, some of my students (pre-believers and new believers in Jesus) asked me to teach them a brief overview of the Bible. They wanted the Bible “in a nutshell.” They didn’t want an in-depth history of the Old and New Testaments, nor did they want a verse-by-verse exposition of the Bible. They simply wanted aContinue reading “Bible Overview”

The B-I-B-L-E

Before I was born the second time, I had never opened a Bible or looked inside one. Oh, I knew some people read and studied the Bible in churches, but I felt it was a somewhat mysterious, secret book with a black cover that people carried with them to church. Besides never having looked insideContinue reading “The B-I-B-L-E”