John brought a word of clarity to a dispute over religious rituals and ministry success. The point of all ritual and the purpose of all ministry is the increase of the glory and grace of Jesus. He must increase. Today we ask the Lord for clarity in our minds, faith in our hearts, and focus […]
The most famous Bible verse in the world reveals the greatest mission ever accomplished on earth. The Son of God became a man to save sinners for eternal life. May hearing the words of grace in this passage draw people to Christ in faith and send our congregation on mission in faithfulness.
The well known account of Jesus cleansing the Temple is about much more than righteous anger. Jesus’ actions and words in the Temple that day expressed his love and pointed to his redeeming death and resurrection. As we consider what Jesus did and said, may the God of hope fill us with joy and peace […]
At a wedding with his disciples, Jesus turned water into wine. This was his first sign. The miracle Jesus performed was significant because in it he communicated what is true about himself. Jesus is superior. He is the fulfillment of all that came before him, the final Word, the sure Way, the complete Truth, and […]
In the first chapter of John we are introduced to Jesus Christ. John told us that he is the eternal Word who took on flesh, the God/man who lived among us. John the Baptist told us he is the Lamb of God who takes away our sins, and the one who gives us Holy Spirit […]