Tag Archives: Christology

Is the Father of Jesus the God of Muhammad?

The Muslim religion is prominent in American culture. Islam is in the American news cycle daily. Currently there are 1.5 billion Muslims in the world and Islam is the world’s fastest growing religion.[1] Yet, many followers of Christ are uninformed … Continue reading

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Forsaken by God?

[I’m preaching Mark 15:16-47 this weekend at LifePoint. This blog contains extra content that I had to edit out of the final manuscript for the sake of length.] What was Jesus communicating when he called out “My God, my God, … Continue reading

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Grace Receiver

I love the gospel of John. It has a different character than the other gospels. It approaches the mission of revealing Jesus from a distinctive angle when compared with its counterparts. It was written a couple decades after Matthew, Mark … Continue reading

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A Blind Man on Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday is a day when we remember the entrance of Jesus into Jerusalem, which began what we know as “The Passion Week” or “Holy Week.” At the end of that week he would be betrayed, falsely accused, and crucified. … Continue reading

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In Focus

Twenty-three weeks into Mark’s Gospel we have seen a couple of consistent themes develop. 1) When people witnessed Jesus’ words and deeds they marveled in astonishment and amazement. 2) The major question (asked 7 times through 7 chapters) is “Who … Continue reading

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Liar, Lunatic, or Lord

In Mark 3:21 (the second verse of our passage tomorrow morning), we see a segment of the crowd following Jesus who say, “He is out of his mind.”  Before you bristle at their assessment, you have to give them a little credit.  If we … Continue reading

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Jesus: Builder, Owner, Architect

Matthew 16:16-18  Simon Peter replied, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.”  And Jesus answered him, “Blessed are you, Simon Bar-Jonah! For flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my Father who is in … Continue reading

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