One of the great moments within the Gospels is the testimony that, though with little convincing, Christ’s disciples decided to follow Him. Not only the mystery of them following Jesus but the determination that He was indeed the Christ, the Messiah, the Lamb of God. I often sit back and wonder if I was in […]
This passage takes place the day following John’s confrontation with the emissaries of the high council. Here we see that John finally reveals who he was speaking about the previous day – the man Jesus. You can almost hear the excitement in Johns’s voice as he makes this proclamation, “Look! The Lamb of God who […]
Through the passage of time, two people have given mankind a way to achieve reconciliation with God. The first of these men was Moses, who brought the law to the people of Israel. This law thought the people how to live a full and abundant life, and how to return to and live in communion […]
Though He could have chosen to reveal Himself only to His people and in such a way where those He had chosen would receive some private revelation, Christ instead came to the world and revealed Himself to it. Christ, salvation, is a mystery indeed but it is not one that is a secret or hidden […]
This is an interesting set of verses that seems to state two things at once: the world does not and cannot recognize Christ and that there is a group of people who can recognize Him. With the broad language it would seem that the default state of man is that of rejection, while there is […]
Christ exists; both in this world and the worlds we cannot yet see. He has always existed, being the master, initiator, and harbinger of creation.