JACOB’S LADDER

THE LADDER “Then He said, ‘I tell you the truth, you will all see heaven open and the Angels of God going up and down on the Son of Man, the one who is the stairway between heaven and earth.’” John 1:51 “Jacob left Beersheba and set out for Harran. When he reached a certain … Continue reading JACOB’S LADDER

No man left behind

“Andrew, the brother of Simon Peter, was one of the two disciples who heard what John said and followed Jesus. He first found his own brother Simon and told him, “We have found the Messiah!” (which is translated Christ). Andrew brought Simon to Jesus. Jesus looked at him and said, “You are Simon, the son … Continue reading No man left behind

Jesus says, “Come”

"Come and see," he said.  It was about four o'clock in the afternoon when they went with him to the place where he was staying, and they remained with him the rest of the day."  John 1:39 It was an invitation offered.  "Come."  It was the first of several invitations Jesus would offer to this … Continue reading Jesus says, “Come”

What do you seek?

“But Jesus turned, and as He saw them following Him, He said to them, What are you looking for? [And what is it you wish?] And they answered Him, Rabbi–which translated is Teacher–where are You staying? He said to them, Come and see. So they went and saw where He was staying, and they remained … Continue reading What do you seek?

Rabbi, where are you staying

“The following day John was again standing with two of his disciples. As Jesus walked by, John looked at him and declared, “Look! There is the Lamb of God!” When John’s two disciples heard this, they followed Jesus. Jesus looked around and saw them following. “What do you want?” he asked them. They replied, “Rabbi” … Continue reading Rabbi, where are you staying

The Tale of two temptations

“Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. The tempter came to him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.” Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live … Continue reading The Tale of two temptations

Identity Crisis

“and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form like a dove. And a voice came from heaven: “You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased.”” ‭‭Luke‬ ‭3:22‬ ‭NIV‬‬ http://bible.com/111/luk.3.22.niv “As soon as Jesus was baptized, he went up out of the water. At that moment heaven was opened, … Continue reading Identity Crisis

Baptizo

“One day when the crowds were being baptized, Jesus himself was baptized. As he was praying, the heavens opened,” ‭‭Luke‬ ‭3:21‬ ‭NLT‬‬ http://bible.com/116/luk.3.21.nlt “Then Jesus went from Galilee to the Jordan River to be baptized by John.” ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭3:13‬ ‭NLT‬‬ http://bible.com/116/mat.3.13.nlt What does it really mean to be baptized?  I looked it up.  The greek … Continue reading Baptizo

An unlikely pair

“Now John himself was clothed in camel’s hair, with a leather belt around his waist; and his food was locusts and wild honey. Then Jerusalem, all Judea, and all the region around the Jordan went out to him and were baptized by him in the Jordan, confessing their sins. But when he saw many of … Continue reading An unlikely pair

THE DESERT SEASON

                "Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judea, Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, his brother Philip tetrarch of Iturea and the region of Trachonitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene, while Annas and Caiaphas were high priests, the word … Continue reading THE DESERT SEASON