Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Good News about Jesus

What are the barriers that stand between you and God? Luke’s account of the Ethiopian official in Acts 8:26-40 shows you God breaking down barriers with resulting joy at the good news about Jesus. God brings the ends of the … Continue reading

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Made Alive in Christ

Why is the resurrection of Jesus Christ important? To show that he is truly divine? Yes, that’s important. But what Paul emphasizes in 1 Corinthians 15:20-28, is that the Christ is raised as man! Jesus was raised as the firstfruits. … Continue reading

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Judgment on a Fig Tree and on the Temple

Jesus’ cursing of the fig tree in Mark 11:12-25 is his one “destructive” miracle, and, understandably, many have found it troubling. If you are fruitless, you will be fruitless. Jesus came, he saw, he left. Verse 11 seems anticlimactic at … Continue reading

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