Jesus said, “I am the way, the truth and the life, no one comes to the Father except by Me” (John 14:6, NKJV). Salvation can’t occur without Christ because his blood is indispensable (Romans 5:6-11; 1 John 1:7).
Thomas a Kempis said, “Without the way, there is no going. Without the truth, there is no knowing. Without the life, there is no living.” These spiritual gifts can’t exist without Christ (Ephesians 1:3). Continue reading “God owns spiritual truth”
The Gospel of John is a treasure for students of the New Testament. It can fill our days and sustain us for many years. Yet, we must develop an appreciation for what the author is trying to accomplish.
Matthew, Mark and Luke were edifying their readers and bringing souls to Jesus. However, false doctrines about Christ were arising and needed to be addressed.
Who better to do so than the man who was probably the closest to Jesus among all those on earth? (John 13:23-25). Continue reading “Understanding the Gospel of John”
God provides choices, and we must choose carefully because our answer has eternal consequences. Continue reading The Word and the Way
Submission to God’s Word is required, if we will grow in Christ. Continue reading Hearing God's Word
Jesus is perfectly obedient to the Father. Continue reading God in the flesh (2)
The editor takes a question of the Lord to Jeremiah to consider how we should listen to God rather than people. Continue reading Have You Heard?
Luke Bower, youth minister with the Baker Heights congregation in Abilene, Tex., told of a visit he, his father and uncle made to a small modern art museum in San Angelo. “I don’t think we went by any painting or sculpture when I didn’t hear some sarcastic remark,” he said. Continue reading Getting Inside God's Head