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Sep 2019
“As Moses Lifted Up the Serpent in the Wilderness …”

“And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, that whoever believes in him may have eternal life” (John 3:14-15)  Over and over again, all throughout His earthly ministry, our Lord spoke about the Father’s desire to give life. What the apostle John and others call ‘eternal life’ has two important aspects: it’s both qualitative and quantitative. Unfortunately, the tendency is for readers, even committed Christian readers, to see ‘eternal life’ as merely forever life – that’s quantity. Eternal life means you......

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Wine & The Kingdom
August 18, 2019

Wine & The Kingdom

It’s the first or the ‘beginning’ of the signs Jesus performed in the Gospel of John. There are seven of them. Frederick Bruner translates the passage this way: “Now on the third day there was...


The Gate of Heaven
August 11, 2019

The Gate of Heaven

They are among the most fascinating and enigmatic of the Bible’s prophecies: A ladder reaching to Heaven and touching the earth with a multitude of ascending and descending angels; Heaven opened so that God might...


Lining Up the Dots
July 21, 2019

Lining Up the Dots

Have you ever wondered why there are colored dots printed on some product packaging or why four colored dots appear in the margins of newspaper print? Those colors are called CMYK (cyan, magenta, yellow and...


Response-Ability
July 14, 2019

Response-Ability

For nearly three years, I’ve been leading a Tuesday morning Bible study attended by residents and staff of our men’s homeless shelter. We have been using a resource titled, Disciples Path: The Journey. Our latest...


Be An Andrew!
July 07, 2019

Be An Andrew!

Andrew is a bit of mysterious figure, unfortunately often lost in the shadow of his larger-than-life brother. We know something about him from the New Testament (all of which is true) and something about him...