Deuteronomy 18:9-14 ESV “When you come into the land that the Lord your God is giving you, you shall not learn to follow the abominable practices of those nations… And because of these abominations the Lord your God is driving them out before you. You shall be blameless before the Lord your God, for these … Continue reading Abominable Practices
John 15:12-17 ESV “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you. No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does … Continue reading Like Jesus
John 15:1-2 ESV “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit.” Jesus Christ, God the Son, is metaphorically being spoken of here as the true … Continue reading In Him
John 14:1-7 ESV “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come … Continue reading Troubled Hearts?
So Jesus again said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep. All who came before me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not listen to them. I am the door. If anyone enters by me, he will be saved and will go in and out … Continue reading Christ’s Dismissal
An Original Work / December 5, 2018 What is life? How or when does it have meaning? Why are we here? What purpose do we serve? Are we here by happenstance? Are we here solely for ourselves – For our own survival – To do what pleases us only? When we wake up in the … Continue reading What is Life?
John 10:1-6 ESV “Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door but climbs in by another way, that man is a thief and a robber. But he who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. To him the gatekeeper opens. The sheep hear his … Continue reading No More Meandering