Tag Archives: Jesus is Life

DO YOU LOVE ME?

As children growing up, we got annoyed when our parents would ask us to do something more than once, right?  “Take out the trash”, “Clean your room” was asked multiple times.  When I became a parent, I also realized that … Continue reading

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BELIEVE—DO WE REALLY?

Jesus has a message for you and I that leaps off this page in our passage today.  “Don’t be unbelieving.  Believe.”  Real believing is real life.  So, we must ask ourselves what life are we living?  Is it real life? … Continue reading

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THE VOICE OF TRUTH IS TRUTH

TRUTH.  Many people in the world say they want the truth.  Most people in dire circumstances cry out for truth.  But do we really want truth?  Can we handle the truth?    Knowing the voice of Truth who is Truth might … Continue reading

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TATTLETALES, GOSSIPERS AND NAYSAYERS

As kids on the school playground trying something that might be risky but worth it, there were always one who would run to tell the teacher even before you did it!  Remember?  Yes, we never liked tattletales who told a … Continue reading

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HE SENT ME WITH TRUTH

From history books and documentaries, we learn of men and women who secretly carried specific, helpful information of strategy to the troops.  These messengers who ran valuable information from the top chiefs to the ground leaders made the difference between … Continue reading

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USE YOUR HEAD! —AND YOUR HEART

We humans are a judgmental lot.  Admit it.  We size people we don’t know up the minute they walk into a room.  Our “first impressions” seem to rule everything.  What we see first is what we believe about a person.  … Continue reading

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THE REAL CRISIS

When we were children there was nothing more fun than playing Hide and Seek with our friends.  However, before we could walk and talk, a prerequisite game is learned called Peek-A-Boo.  Parents tease their babies by first putting their own … Continue reading

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WHATEVER HE TELLS YOU, DO IT

Weddings are fun—for all who attend but have nothing to do with the planning and implementing the plan.  Until the last guest leaves, the bride and groom are wary, nervous, unsettled, concerned for every detail being perfect.  Most hosts want … Continue reading

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WHAT CRIME?

Like children on a playground who like a good fight, guided by peer pressure into things they wouldn’t normally do, promised good things by influencers, or coerced to join them because they are more powerful, the crowds yell, “Crucify Him!” … Continue reading

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AFTER PRAYER, THE PLAN UNFOLDS

As soon as Jesus prays for the third time for God’s will to be done, He tells the disciples exactly what is about to happen.  Jesus knew all along what would happen.  Jesus prays, asking God’s will in the matter.  … Continue reading

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