What is God like? Ever asked that? Or been asked that by someone else? It's not a new question. Meet Philip. On the night before he was crucified, Jesus is comforting his closest friends. At one point, Philip asks, "Lord, show us the Father (God) and we will be satisfied." Translation: What is God like? … Continue reading What is God Like?
Contrary to the passive, unobtrusive figure we tend to learn about in Sunday School, Jesus was often just the opposite. More accurately, this man was fearless. Consider the following quote: "Jesus never backed away from a conflict. He took on hecklers and scoffers of every stripe. Once, he stood down a mob intent on stoning … Continue reading Jesus Was Not “Meek and Mild.”
Mankind has never changed. The pharisees tried to make Jesus fit their agenda. The zealots tried to make Jesus fit their agenda. The Jews tried the same thing. And so on, and so on, and so on. So it is no surprise that socialists are trying to form-fit Jesus to their image. To do so … Continue reading Jesus Was No Socialist
Revelation, chapter 4, begins with the disciple, John, being transported beyond spatial-temporal human existence into the throne room of heaven itself and the eternal presence of Almighty God. For John, it's an awe-inspiring, terrifying scene as he begins recording for us the drama that will unfold immediately before the terrible judgment of God on a … Continue reading He’s Not a Tame Lion
"Who is Jesus?" It's the most important answer a person will ever give to a question. Most of us are familiar with former atheist/Narnia author, C.S. Lewis', famous "trilemma" recorded in his classic apologetic, Mere Christianity: I am trying here to prevent anyone saying the really foolish thing that people often say about Him: "I'm … Continue reading Who is Jesus?