Believing an unbelievable promise

Believing an unbelievable promise

While Jesus made some astounding promises, none is harder to believe than this one: “Whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these . . . ”   (John 14:12). But before concluding we shouldn’t believe this promise, let’s consider why Jesus said we […]

A Promise Nobody Believes

A Promise Nobody Believes

Have you ever considered the unbelievable promises Jesus made? Personally, I find comfort in most of the Lord’s promises. For instance, in John 14:27 Jesus said, “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do […]

What do you see in this picture?

What do you see in this picture?

What do you see when you look at the image above? Before reading on, take a moment and examine the picture. Most people see either a rabbit or a duck. And then after a moment or so they see both. It’s amazing that something can be right in front of our eyes and yet we […]

My New Year’s Challenge

My New Year’s Challenge

Forty-seven months ago I had an insight that changed my life. I realized that while I had written three books based on the ministry model of Jesus, read numerous books on his life, contributed notes on the Gospels to three study Bibles, taken seminary classes on the Life of Christ and the Parables, written and […]

Is Jesus Really Superman?

Is Jesus Really Superman?

Of course, it would be easy to think we could no more follow Jesus’ example than we could follow the example of Superman. After all, Jesus was fully God and man. I suspect most people figure they could at least try to follow him when he was operating from his human nature. But no way could they follow […]