At Cana the water became wine. At the Last Supper the wine became blood. At Calvary the blood became redemption. At the tomb the redemption became re-creation. At the second coming the re-creation will become restoration.
John 13:8 “No,” said Peter, “you shall never wash my feet.” Jesus answered, “Unless I wash you, you have no part with me.” We have this fallen inclination, like Peter, to try and clean ourselves up before coming to Jesus to clean us. We think: “I better stop doing that, and start doing this.” Which […]
Jesus asked for me to wait with Him, but I fell asleep instead. All the life He would give for my sin, and all I could think about was going to bed. I’m sure the wind and sea stayed up, The fox and the owl kept lookout, But I was sleeping when He took the […]
Psalm 9:9–10 Jehovah will be a high tower for the oppressed, A high tower in times of trouble; And those who know your name will put their trust in you; For you, Jehovah, have not forsaken those who seek you. What is your high tower? What do you run to when times get tough? For […]
“In the Episcopal order of worship, the priest sometimes introduces the Lord’s Prayer with the words, ‘Now, as our Savior Christ hath taught us, we are bold to say…’” (1). In Hebrews 4:16 it also connects prayer with the act of being bold. “Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we […]
Mark 6:5 And he could do no mighty work there— It is one of the most startling verses in all of the Bible. A place where Jesus could do no mighty work. The place was His hometown. And Matthew tells us it was —because of their unbelief. (Matthew 13:58). The place that should’ve seen the […]