Four Remarkable Truths About John 3:16

There is no doubt among followers of Jesus Christ that John 3:16 is the most prominent and lauded verse in the entire Bible. For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosever believes in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life. Those words certainly provide the most pithy summary of God’s redemptive purposes […]

The Power of a Single Sigma

The Christmas story portrayed in Luke 2:1 and following is well worth the read (or re-read!). It begins, of course, with the famous decree of Caesar Augustus, prompting Joseph and Mary to make their way from Nazareth to Bethlehem. It proceeds to her giving birth to this most unusual child—Jesus—and wrapping him in swaddling cloths and placing him in a […]

Conversation By a Well

With deep resolve Jesus moved past the safer route home known as the King’s Highway. It would have been more comfortable, but it would not have afforded Jesus the opportunity He wanted to embrace—an opportunity more likely found in a little known hamlet of Samaria called Sychar. Many eyebrows must have been raised as Jesus approached this quiet Samaritan town. […]

He Arrived: A Christmas Poem

He arrived. In the midst of darkness and sin, the Promised Child of the Ages came to the scene. Unpretentious. Without fanfare. Quietly . . . on a still night in Palestine. To ordinary people. He arrived. For the brokenhearted and those filled with shame, the Immanuel came to the scene. A little child . . . a boy. Testified […]

On Blackest Night: A Christmas Poem

On blackest night the Babe was born Amidst dancing shadows not far away That first breath, a single cry Early dawn, a brand new day Joyful tears, gasps of relief Seen on humble mother’s face One first hug, one first kiss Early dawn, a brand new day Years go by, glad tidings cease To piercing sword give way O precious […]

Can You Lose Your Salvation?

Nearly every day through social media I get questions from people regarding all kinds of real life issues–things burning in their hearts and minds relating to our deepest spiritual hungers and fears and so forth. One of the latest questions was put forward very humbly and simply by a precious friend living far away: Can you lose your salvation? I […]