Jesus Was a Painter

Perhaps you have been drawn into the scholarly debate about what Jesus did for the first 30 years of His earthly life. Was He a carpenter or a stone-mason? There are two references/translations that are commonly used to suggest that Jesus was a carpenter, Matthew 13:55, where he is called “the son of a carpenter … More Jesus Was a Painter

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“Behold the Man”

[Listen to the sound file while you read — two inches to the right of this line on this page, marked “Aubre’s Gift”] Preparing our hearts for Good Friday and Easter   The Savior is crowned with thorns. Adapted from the accounts of Mt 27:27-31; Mk 15:16-20; Jn 19:1-7 Jesus is flogged and crowned. The soldiers … More “Behold the Man”

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God Hates.

God Hates Sin. And he has good reason to hate sin. It breaks his moral law. It deprives human beings of their full flourishing. It brings pain and heart-ache to others. It creates destruction and violence in the world. It destroys the beauty of his creation. And the list goes on . . .  God’s … More God Hates.

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“This is How Love Wins”

We don’t love what we will not sacrifice for. But God . . . “But God demonstrated His love for us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.”   — Romans 5:8 Be intoxicated with His love.  And then go love everyone you know in His name.  

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