As Jesus was making His final preparations before His crucifixion, He once again warned them of what would soon happen. “You will all fall away, for it is written: ‘I will strike the Shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered’ (Zech. 13:7) But after I have risen, I will go […]
Communion – the taking of bread and wine – symbolizes our sharing in Christ’s suffering and the New Covenant established when His body was broken and He shed His blood for our sins. Communion is not something we enter into lightly. The Apostle Paul wrote, “…whoever eats the bread and […]
In the Family Circus comic strip, every now and then an invisible character makes his appearance. “Not me” is his name and when mom and dad come upon a broken lamp or some other little incident, the little gremlin “Not me” can be seen fleeing the scene, on to more […]
In my October 28th, 2009 post “When All Else Fails, Read the Instructions“, Jesus gave some mysterious instructions to His disciples. Their complete obedience resulted in the fulfillment of a prophesy over 500 years old, proclaimed by Zechariah (Zech. 9:9).