The Betrayal: Let’s Make a Deal

The Festival of Unleavened Bread, which is also called Passover, was approaching. The leading priests and teachers of religious law were plotting how to kill Jesus, but they were afraid of the people’s reaction. Then Satan entered into Judas Iscariot, who was one of the twelve disciples, and he went to the leading priests and […]

Tuesday, Jerusalem, The Temple and Environs

It is Passion Week. Tuesday finds Jesus continuing to teach and heal. By Whose Authority? When he had returned to the Temple and was teaching, the chief priests and other Jewish leaders came up to him and demanded to know by whose authority he had thrown out the merchants the day before. “I’ll tell you […]

Things Are Heating Up

In this final week before Passover, Jesus went to the temple every day to teach and heal. He knew that the time available for His earthly mission was running short. And His human patience was also running short. We witness an example of righteous anger. On Monday “Jesus went straight to the Temple and threw […]

Palm Sunday: The King Comes to Jerusalem

As Jesus approached Bethphage and Bethany, at the place called the Mount of Olives, He sent two of the disciples and said, “Go into the village ahead of you. As you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, on which no one has ever sat. Untie it and bring it. If anyone asks […]

Anointed

Saturday. Jerusalem. Circa 33 AD. Passover was near and the Jewish people were on their annual pilgrimage to Jerusalem. Jesus, too, neared the city. But His Jerusalem was to be unlike any other. Along the way Jesus and His apostles stop in Bethany to visit long time friends, including, Mary, Martha, and Lazarus. Events unfold […]

Love

Let my walk be so compelling that those around me must have a taste of it.

On Idolatry

…. if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” Joshua […]

Debunked

The god that atheists debunk is not the God that Christians worship. From the #imjustsaying series

In The Eyes Of All Thoughtful Men

The First Amendment, and with it liberty, is under open, active, and aggressive attack by Totalitarian Leftists. This is evil. How so?  Evil can be defined as “that which is offensive, perverted, or harmful, including natural evil such as physical disasters, and moral evil such as deeds against God or one’s neighbor.”   Such as “deeds […]