Truth

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”

Solid Foundation

It’s just plain ol’ common sense: if someone begins to construct a building that will stand firm and last a long time, they should always begin with a solid foundation. If you don’t have a solid, strong foundation, whatever you construct on that foundation will fall apart and collapse.  God is engaged in the lifelong processContinue reading “Solid Foundation”

Jesus In Every Book of the Bible

Jesus Himself said that the entire Bible is really all about Him. Where did He say that? Read the 24th chapter of the Gospel of Luke. Yes, Jesus says that in one way or another the entire Bible is about Him. The Old Testament is the prologue about Jesus. the four Gospels are biographies aboutContinue reading “Jesus In Every Book of the Bible”

Bible Overview

Recently, some of my students (pre-believers and new followers of 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 chose to become a follower of Jesus, 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 havingContinue reading “The B-I-B-L-E”