Mary’s Little Lamb No More

In all stages of Sonship, Jesus maintained the proper relationship with His parents (1 Peter 2:21-22). We get a glimpse into this special grown-up relationship at a wedding they both attended the little village of Cana, near Nazareth where He had grown up (John 2:1-11). In this scene, His face bears the chiseled sculpting from His forty days in the wilderness. What can we learn from Jesus' interaction with Mary on this occasion?

A Jesus-Haunted Culture

We are a Jesus-haunted culture that is so historically illiterate that anything can now pass for knowledge of Jesus.

Jesus is Our Access

Jesus said, "I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me" (John 14:6).

Make Jesus Your Banker

Newspaper headlines read: “FDIC Must Rescue Major Banks;” “Embezzlement and Fraud;” “Insurance Companies File for Bankruptcy;” “Stock Market Takes a Tumble.” One wonders, “Is there financial security today? Where can I put my money and...

How to Face Your Golgotha

Read Matthew 26:36–46; Mark 14:32–42; Luke 22:39–46 Jesus faced the greatest test of faith in His life. He did not look forward to the events that would culminate in His own funeral.  He knew exactly what...

Only a Little Taller

It was said of Abraham Lincoln, "He was everybody, only a little taller."

10 Things I Wish the World Knew About Jesus

If the church had the opportunity to preach one sermon to the whole world, what should it be? Its theme would have to be Jesus, for there is no salvation “in any other, for...

Aijeleth Shahar—God’s Deer

Animals in prophecy is an unlikely theme for a Bible study, but it proves fascinating. If the words Aijeleth Shahar in the title to Psalm 22 mean “the morning hart”1 (as most scholars believe),...

The Historical Jesus

There is more evidence for the historicity of Jesus of Nazareth (c. 4 bc–ad 30) than any other person of antiquity.  There are more than 5,500 Greek manuscripts and thousands of copies of the New...

Up with Christ

Christ Was Lifted Up (John 12:32–33). Jesus signified His death on the cross, saying that He would be “lifted up.” That Jesus could foretell the manner in which He would be killed by others...