Jesus the Thirst Quencher

Thirst arises from a lack of fluids which causes an increase in the concentration of certain substances in our bodies. The brain then sends out signals that we are thirsty so we go looking for water. If thirst is not taken care of dehydration may occur. Dehydration can cause all kinds of problems with important…

Thursday, May 21, is when Jesus’ ascension into heaven was celebrated this year. Bryan Wolfmueller, a Lutheran pastor from Austin, Texas developed a list of important, relevant doctrines that are bound up in Jesus’ ascension. Before we get to any of them, we need to point out, as Pastor Wolfmueller does, that Jesus’ ascension is…

Knowing the unknown God

In the seventeenth chapter of Acts, we are told about a time when the Apostle Paul is experiences a time of waiting. For his safety Paul had to be brought to the city of Athens. He had to wait there for his co-workers, Silas and Timothy, to arrive. Rather than just sit around and chafe…

Steadfast Stephen Stoned

In the sixth and seventh chapters of Acts we are introduced to a man by the name of Stephen. Stephen was not one of the twelve apostles chosen by the Lord. He was one of seven deacons chosen by the church to help care for widows so that the apostles could devote themselves to prayer and…