Tag: Attitudes

What is THIS?

Finish the following Bible passage:  “By THIS all will know that you are My disciples…” (John 13:35—emphasis mine, mb). “if you sing a cappella (i.e., without instrumental accompaniment) in your worship assemblies.” Col. 3:16; Eph. 5:19 “if you observe the Lord’s Supper every first… Continue Reading “What is THIS?”

Why Kill Lazarus?

IT IS IMPOSSIBLE to read the sentence without some incredulity. John records, “…The chief priests plotted to put Lazarus to death…” (John 12:10).  Think about that word–“priests.” It’s plural.  One spiritual leader didn’t scheme to murder Lazarus; many spiritual leaders schemed to murder Lazarus.… Continue Reading “Why Kill Lazarus?”

Can Pain Be a Blessing?

DR. PAUL BRAND was an orthopedic surgeon who specialized in treating leprosy in India and Louisiana.  Leprosy (or Hansen’s disease) is a disfiguring disease cause by a bacterial infection.  Once considered incurable, leprosy can now be cured with antibiotics.  One effect of the disease… Continue Reading “Can Pain Be a Blessing?”

What About Nicodemus?

I HAVE A not-so-private confession. I don’t know that I’ve ever said a good thing about the Pharisees. Pharisees have always been easy prey. From my rather one-sided perspective, they–in totality–were the religious bottom-feeders of ancient Jewish sects. They were constantly peering over Jesus’ shoulder trying… Continue Reading “What About Nicodemus?”

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