Category Archives: Jesus

Follow Me

In the gospels we see Jesus inviting those who would become His apostles to “follow” Him. In John 1:40, John the Baptist pointed Andrew and another disciple to Jesus who bid them to “Come and see,” and so they followed … Continue reading

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To Be Sin For Us

“For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us,that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.”– – – – 2 Corinthians 5:21 – – – – Several years ago while teaching a Bible class, … Continue reading

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I See Four Men

by William J. Stewart Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, had a huge gold statue of himself. Throughout the land, a proclamation was made, that all people should fall down and worship the image when they heard the symphony of music. The … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ, Our Good Samaritan

by William J. Stewart As we consider this parable spoken by our Lord, there are many lessons which one might come away with. Certainly the parable of the Good Samaritan teaches us of the goodness of compassion and hospitality. We … Continue reading

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God Talks To Me (3 of 3)

by William J. Stewart We continue to look at the claim made by some that God speaks directly to them. Today, we want to consider some texts about the Holy Spirit, and the emphasis on the written word in the … Continue reading

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God Talks To Me (2 of 3)

by William J. Stewart Does God speak to folks directly, by visions or in dreams today? Many in the religious world will answer yes, citing personal experiences as evidence. As we noted last week, such claims cannot be authenticated, and … Continue reading

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God Talks To Me (1 of 3)

by William J. Stewart Occasionally I’ve studied with folks who claim God speaks to them. Typically their claim to divine revelation is made when something comes up in a Bible discussion they disagree with. The claim is essentially, “God said … Continue reading

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Our Passover

by William J. Stewart This is Easter weekend, celebrated by many throughout the religious world as the memorial of Jesus’ death, burial and resurrection. The word “Easter” appears just once in the Bible, and that only in one translation—the KJV. … Continue reading

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Let Him Sell His Garment, And Buy A Sword

by William J. Stewart Luke 22:35-38 reads:   And He said to them, ‘When I sent you without money bag, knapsack, and sandals, did you lack anything?’ So they said, ‘Nothing.’ Then He said to them, ‘But now, he who … Continue reading

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His Hour

In his God-given wisdom and by the direction of the Holy Spirit, Solomon wrote a wonderful and poetic discourse on God’s use of time. He begins, “To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven…” Then, … Continue reading

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