Tag Archives: Jesus Christ

To fulfill righteousness

Matthew 3:13-17 As the crowds gathered along the banks of the Jordan River, Jesus took his place among them. He stood shoulder to shoulder among sinners, tax collectors, prostitutes, adulterers, liars and thieves. All of had come to John to … Continue reading

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Through the faith of others

Matthew 9:1-8 He could not walk; he could not approach Jesus on his own. Friends brought him into Jesus’ presence. They carried him. They did this in order that he may be healed, restored, brought back to fullness. The paralytic … Continue reading

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The light of God’s truth

Matthew 9:27–31, 1 John 1:1–10 Today it seems fashionable to redefine most anything. It has become socially acceptable to order daily life according to personal thoughts and experiences. Yet, the truth remains that we humans do not have the power … Continue reading

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The feast is ready

Luke 14:16-24 The table is set, the banquet prepared. Everything is ready. It is time for the feast. There is only one problem, the guests have decided not to attend. It seems there are more pressing things on their minds. … Continue reading

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Searching for Jesus

Luke 2:41-52 It is a scenario that every parent dreads, their child has gone missing. Panic and worry are only relieved once the child is located safe and sound. And so it was for Mary and Joseph when they discovered … Continue reading

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Re-presenting Christ

Matthew 2_1-12 Consider the Magi. Their trip was long and difficult. No doubt there were many perils along the way; however, nothing deterred them from reaching their final destination. When they arrived, they presented the child Jesus with their precious … Continue reading

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Sharing the gift

Luke 2:22-40 As today begins, Christians find themselves at the intersection of life in the world and life as God’s beloved people. For the world, it is simply another day following a busy holiday season. Yet, for those who know … Continue reading

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