Both Lord and Christ

There had been no announcement. No one had come with a message. Jesus told his disciples, “Lazarus is dead. And I am glad for your sakes that I was not there that you may believe” (John 11:14-15a).

Can you imagine the look of shock and surprise on the faces of the disciples?

Jesus raised his friend Lazarus from the dead so that his followers and others might believe he is the son of God. But they hadn’t seen anything, yet. Not too many days after Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead the Jews finally had the Lord killed as they wanted. Continue reading “Both Lord and Christ”

Is it true that with God nothing is impossible?

Jesus compared the difficulty of a rich man entering the kingdom to a camel going through the eye of a needle (Matthew 19:23-24). The disciples asked, “Who then can be saved?” (Matthew 19:25, NKJV). Jesus said:

“With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible” (Matthew 19:26).

Let’s look at this from God’s perspective and see what he means. Continue reading “Is it true that with God nothing is impossible?”