The Gospel of John Bible Study, Part Twenty Two

All the details that the Bible gives us about Jesus’ death on the cross are not just details. As we see in this study of the nineteenth chapter of the Gospel of John, they are important elements of the wonderful story of God’s dying love for sinners. “For God so loved the world, that he…

We Are Able

In a normal year, this is the time of year we hear about various reenactments of Jesus’ suffering, death and resurrection. Churches and other organizations will reenact the events of Holy Week to help make them real for people. When I hear about these reenactments I am always interested to see how they show show…

The Gospel of John Bible Study, Part Seventeen

Jesus speaks repeatedly about the heavenly Father in the Fourteenth Chapter of John. But as we see in this study of this chapter of the Gospel of John, even though Jesus speaks so much about the Father, the chapter is also about Jesus as he says, “I am the way, the truth and the life,…

Lord, How Do You Know Me?

The next day Jesus decided to go to Galilee. He found Philip and said to him, “Follow me.” [44] Now Philip was from Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter. [45] Philip found Nathanael and said to him, “We have found him of whom Moses in the Law and also the prophets wrote, Jesus of…

Bible Reading Plan

Many people resolve to read through the Bible in one year, starting on January 1. Here is the Bible reading plan that I came up with several years ago and have used ever since. Old Testament Segment One, the Books of Moses Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy Segment Two, the Books of Wisdom Job, Psalms,…

Ephesians Bible Study, Part Eight

How does the Gospel apply to marriage, one of the most important components of human society? As we see in this Bible study, Paul answers that question beautifully in this part of his letter to the Ephesians. ” There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one hope that belongs…