Do you love me? – John 21

Chapter 21 of the Gospel of John has brought much controversy over the years. Some modern Bible scholars believe that the chapter was not part of the original Gospel and was added later by another author. However, the correct way to view this chapter is that it is sort of an epilogue written by John…

The Servant – Genesis 24

Being a servant of the Lord is a great honor. We are all called to be ambassadors of Jesus Christ to this world. We are on this earth to bring glory to God as servants for the cause of Christ. Here in Genesis 24, we learn some valuable lessons about servanthood. Abraham is sending his…

The Crucifixion of Jesus – John 19

The crucifixion of Jesus is both horrific and beautiful. When reflect on the crucifixion it brings both sorrow and joy. When I think about the crucifixion, the first thought that comes to my mind is: “Why?” Why did Jesus have to die? Why did He have to die the way that He died? To answer…

How Christians deal with death – Genesis 23

The death of a saint of God is a beautiful thing. Psalm 116:15 says, “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints.” When a believer in Christ leaves this earth, it is a special moment. Knowing that a loved one is in heaven brings much joy in the midst of…

The Arrest and Trials of Jesus – John 18

The purpose of John’s Gospel is to show who Jesus is. The emphasis is not necessarily on the things that Jesus did while on this earth. Rather, the focus is on showing or proving that Jesus is indeed the Savior of the world. We come now to chapter 18 which records the account of the…

The Intercession of Jesus – John 17

  John 17 records the intercessory prayer of Jesus for His disciples. As a way of introduction there are a couple of things to make note of. First of all, this intercessory prayer is what is referred to as the High Priestly prayer of Jesus. It is unsure as to where Jesus prayed this prayer.…