Monthly Archives: June 2013

“I Am/I Am Not”

As he tells of Jesus’ trial before Annas and Caiaphas John interweaves segments recounting Peter’s denial of Jesus (John 18:15-27). You are not surprised that the chief priests and the Council isolate Jesus, make him the scapegoat, and pursue his … Continue reading

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Christ before the High Priests

DNA evidence has recently resulted in a number of convictions for cold case crimes. It has also, on occasion, proved that innocent people have been accused and convicted. John 18:12-24 describes the ultimate miscarriage of justice as Jesus, the great … Continue reading

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God Remembered Noah

This afternoon’s Bible study focuses on Genesis 7 and 8. “The flood, like every other judgment during the time of the covenant of grace, took place for our salvation. Ac­cording to 1 Peter 3:20, Noah and his family were saved … Continue reading

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The Arrest of the King

Have you ever watched a police officer arrest someone he considers armed and dangerous? That’s the picture John (in 18:1-11) paints of the arrest of Jesus. Your King crossed the Kidron Valley to be your Savior. The teaching in the … Continue reading

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Jesus Prays for You!

What is Jesus doing in heaven right now? Westminster Shorter Catechism Q&A 23 speaks of Christ executing the offices of prophet, priest, and king, both in his estate of humiliation and exaltation. As priest here on earth Christ offered himself … Continue reading

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