He must increase – John 3:22-36

We come to a very interesting passage of scripture. Hidden in this passage are several spiritual nuggets that shifts our focus toward Jesus and the Gospel. Many times in our lives and in the life of the church, we lose our focus. Often, we will find ourselves concerned over petty issues and arguments that have…

You must believe – John 3:13-21

Jesus began His conversation with Nicodemus by telling him that he must be born again in order to be a part of the Kingdom of God and to have a home in heaven. The second part of Jesus’ conversation with Nicodemus has to do with how one can be born again. The answer to this…

The Creation Week -Genesis 1:1-31

“In the beginning God created…” Genesis chapter one gives us the historical account of how this world came into existence. For years, scientist have tried to explain the origin of life. Several years ago in the first debate between Bill Nye (the science guy) and Ken Ham (the well-known creationist) we saw the following: As…

You must be born again – John 3:1-12

In talking with the Pharisee, Nicodemus, Jesus makes an amazing statement. He says that in order to have eternal life in heaven, you must be born again. Such a statement is mind blowing. Humanly speaking, it makes no sense. How can someone be born again? What does it mean to be born again? Thankfully, Jesus…

The Temple: Tragedy and hope – John 2:-25

Jesus’ actions when He saw what was going on in the temple is a remarkable event in history. It is recorded in all four gospels. Though, here in the Gospel of John it is placed at a different time in the chronology of the life of Christ than it is in the other three gospels.…

A Wedding Miracle (John 2:1-11)

A miracle is defined as a supernatural act of God that cannot be explained through human reasoning. Many of us has experienced miracles throughout our lifetime. The development of a human being starting with conception is a miracle. The changes of the seasons and the sustaining of life is a miracle. Salvation itself is a…

In the beginning (Genesis 1:1)

The book of Genesis is placed as the first book of the Bible. It is the beginning of the Gospel. It is the first chapter in God’s redemptive story. Having an understanding of the book of Genesis is paramount in understanding the Bible as a whole. The word genesis comes by way of Latin from…