An Unforgettable Evening

“It was just before the Passover Feast. Jesus knew that the time had come for Him to leave this world and go to the Father. Having loved His own who were in the world, He now showed them the full extent of His love.” John 13:1 (NIV)  It was a Thursday evening, the night before [...]

 

Cleaning House

“Immediately on entering the Temple Jesus started throwing out everyone ….” Mark 11:15 (MSG) At first glance, this seems like the strangest image of Jesus you might ever picture. It certainly isn’t the way you would think the meek and mild Savior would respond to those attending church at the Temple. While Jesus was always [...]

 

The Way to Peace

“How I wish today that you of all people would understand the way to peace. But now it is too late, and peace is hidden from your eyes.” Luke 19:42 (NLT) When Jesus entered Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, the crowds were shouting with excitement in the anticipation that their Messiah had finally come! While they [...]

 

Highlights from Holy Week

“Rejoice, O people of Zion! Shout in triumph, O people of Jerusalem! Look, your King is coming to you. He is righteous and victorious, yet He is humble, riding on a donkey— riding on a donkey’s colt.” Zechariah 9:9 (NLT) Prophecy is one of the great evidences for the validity of Scripture. There are more than 300 [...]

 

Second Half

“So the Lord blessed Job in the second half of his life even more than in the beginning.” Job 42:12 (NLT) Second halves offer opportunity for great comebacks. We’ve all seen or heard about amazing comebacks in the second half that led teams to victory from a defeated first half. Job’s first half was devastating! [...]