Why Did Jesus Silence Those Who Confessed Him?

Why Did Jesus Silence Those Who Confessed Him?

When Jesus asked His disciples, “Who do you say that I am?”  Peter answered, “You are the Christ.”  (Mark 8:30) Jesus accepted the Messianic title at this point though prior to this He had customarily silenced those who called Him the Christ....
Religious Persecution in Progress

Religious Persecution in Progress

What do you do when the fabric of your life is torn?  Most of us would say that we don’t like our lives to be dull and monotonous, but that is probably not what we really feel. Life is made up of routines, habits, and traditions, and it is usually when these...
Colossians 3: Growing Into Glory

Colossians 3: Growing Into Glory

When Christ who is our life is revealed, you will be revealed with Him in glory. Glory is a word that means “light.” Sometimes glory also means heaviness; think of the overwhelming brightness of the presence of God. When the children of Israel made the...