Paul equated Jesus with God in all his epistles, usually in the greeting. When you consider that Paul learned at the feet of Gamaliel, one of the greatest rabbis in Jewish history and that Paul (then Saul) was trained to be a Pharisee, an elite sect of the Jewish religion of the time, equating Jesus … Continue reading Paul’s Radical Greeting to the Philippians
What a difference Christ makes!
When I read John’s encounter with the Lord in Revelation, it reminds me of Isaiah’s vision of God in the temple in Isaiah chapter 6. There are parallels but there are significant differences as well, and those differences are important for us as believers. And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as … Continue reading What a difference Christ makes!
It’s easy being Superman
At one point in Jesus’ ministry He had 72 people who called themselves His disciples. These He empowered to go out and do miracles. When they returned, they were overflowing with excitement about the power they had been given: “Lord, even the devils are subject unto us through thy name!” (Luke 10:17b) The Lord was … Continue reading It’s easy being Superman
A Lord to be Feared, a Savior to be Trusted
The cross has closed the gap between us and our Savior. Yes, He is to be feared, but He is also our Friend.