Matthew 15:21-38, Jesus Our Satisfaction

[October 5, 2008] As believers in Christ, Christ Himself calls us together to remember Him. We remember Him by hearing the Gospel. When we really give the Gospel our open, trusting and attentive hearing, then the Holy Spirit within us testifies of Christ (John 15:26; 14:26) and becomes the reality of Christ . . . → Read More: Matthew 15:21-38, Jesus Our Satisfaction

Wilderness Musings

Time

[September 9-13, 2010] Before I say what I thought about when I was in the woods, let me explain—albeit in garbled fashion—some presuppositions, that is, things I have previously concluded. One has to do with the nature of time in relation to eternity.

Time is something like an illusion. Eternity . . . → Read More: Wilderness Musings

Mark 10:32-45, Become Low to Reach High

The Third Prediction of the Passion (Mark 10:32-34)

[September 5, 2010] This is the third prediction of the passion (notice the word “again” in 10:32). It marks the third subsection of Jesus’ journey to Jerusalem on “the way of the cross.” In the first (8:31—9:29), Jesus focuses on the individual disciple. In the . . . → Read More: Mark 10:32-45, Become Low to Reach High