Palm Sunday 2019: Crucifixion

“My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” Jesus cried out those words from the cross, a horrifying, overwhelming scene. The sky had turned dark. The wind, we imagine, whipped a cold blast frosting over the already cold hearts of the Roman soldiers and pharisaical...
Review: He Loves Me! by Wayne Jacobsen

Review: He Loves Me! by Wayne Jacobsen

Title: He Loves Me! Author: Wayne Jacobsen Publisher: Windblown Media (Newbury Park, CA; (second edition) 2007) ISBN: 978-0-9647292-5-4 Category: Christian Living   Review Date: 2/21/11 Overall Rating: 3.0 (0 lowest – 7.0 highest) Category Ratings (0 lowest – 5...

Acts (Part 02) – Background to Pentecost

The eleven disciples (now apostles) travel back from the ascension site on Olivet to Jerusalem to wait as instructed by Christ. They went in the upper room (1:13), which is probably the same place (Mark’s mother’s house) where they had the Last Supper. This house was...

Revelation (Part 01): Introduction

There can be no pretending—Revelation is difficult to understand. Its difficulty rests not only in its genre—apocalyptic literature in which sign and symbol are intended as the means to develop the story/theme—but also in the fact that of apocalyptic works, Revelation...

Hebrews (Part 01) – Introduction

Many scholars believe Hebrews to be the most profound of the New Testament books. The study of the book may yield rich results, but an approach of less than full commitment often leads to frustration. The epistle is not ordered in what we may consider a traditional...