When We Don’t Understand

John 14:25-26 NASB “These things I have spoken to you while abiding with you. But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I said to you.” The Holy Spirit Jesus, prior to his arrest, trial and … Continue reading When We Don’t Understand

Praise Be Told

Jesus Christ, God the Son, came to earth, took on human flesh, suffered as we suffer, and was tempted as we are tempted, yet without sin. He was despised, rejected, persecuted, abandoned, denied, betrayed, beaten, mocked and killed, although he had done no wrong. God made him who knew no sin to be sin for … Continue reading Praise Be Told

Nails Were Pounded

On June 4, 2011, one of my granddaughters was about to get her fingernails painted. My husband was watching the neighbors get a new roof put on their house, and so there were lots of nails being discussed. My granddaughter then began singing, "Nails, nails, nails, nails, nails." So, the first five notes of this … Continue reading Nails Were Pounded

Follow Him

Jesus said that if anyone would come after him, i.e. if he would be one of his followers, he (or she) must first of all deny (disallow; repudiate; forbid) himself, i.e. renounce his life of sin, of selfishness, and of following his own will and way for his life. He must take up his cross … Continue reading Follow Him

These Things

The Lord Jesus led me to read John 16 (Select vv. ESV). “I have said all these things to you to keep you from falling away.” What are “these things” Jesus said to them to keep them from falling away? Well, first off, He spoke “these things” during the Passover Feast with his disciples. Jesus … Continue reading These Things

His Goodness to Us

The Lord Jesus led me to read John 17 (vv. 1-19 ESV). Jesus Christ, the Son of God, when he walked this earth, was fully God yet fully man. He suffered just like we suffer, and he was tempted in like manner as we are also tempted, yet without sin. Although, when on the earth, … Continue reading His Goodness to Us