Acts 2 | His Power Not Mine

Acts 2 | His Power Not Mine

Before I jump into this one, I just have to tell you how funny I thought it was that one day the Lord is teaching me that I need to wait on him, and the next day he’s asking me to do just that. I read this chapter yesterday. I read it over and over and over. I...
Acts 1 | Sometimes Jesus Wants Us To Wait

Acts 1 | Sometimes Jesus Wants Us To Wait

The first chapter of Acts is pretty much an introduction that sets the stage for the rest of the book. Luke starts off by recapping what happened from Jesus’ resurrection to his ascension, then he tells how the apostles chose a replacement for Judas....
John 21 | Just Follow Jesus

John 21 | Just Follow Jesus

This chapter tell us about the third time Jesus appears to his disciples after he was crucified. He’s having breakfast with them on the beach, and he’s talking to Peter. He gives Peter some pretty clear directions about his life, but Peter right away sees...
John 20 | Expect Jesus to Show Up

John 20 | Expect Jesus to Show Up

Jesus had been killed and buried. His followers had given up everything to follow him, and just like that he was gone. The day Jesus was crucified was the darkest day of their lives, and they had absolutely no idea what to do in the wake of it. And then it got worse....
John 19 | You Are Not In Charge

John 19 | You Are Not In Charge

This whole chapter is about the crucifixion of Jesus. The mob of Jewish leaders is screaming out for him to be crucified, and Pilate is scared to death to do it. But, he ultimately does, Jesus dies on the cross, and is buried in a nearby tomb. I’ve read this...
John 18 | Jesus Did It Anyway

John 18 | Jesus Did It Anyway

JOHN 18 This chapter describes the arrest and trial of Jesus. And I’m so fascinated by the complete contradiction in the actions of the mob. They didn’t want to put Jesus to death because their law didn’t allow it, but that’s exactly what they did. Their plotting got...