Jul 17, 2016
Mark's gospel ends in controversy. Not only the controversy of the Resurrection, but a controversy regarding its original ending. Most Bibles set verses 9-20 in brackets noting that they are not included in the earliest copies of the Gospel of Mark. Let's open our Bibles to Mark 16.
Jun 26, 2016
This morning we consider the three most important hours in human history. For it was in those three hours that the eternal destiny of millions was altered.
-The Darkest Hours (15:33-34)
-Temple Curtain Torn (15:37-38)
-The Centurion (15:37-39)
-The Women (15:40-41)
-Jesus’ Burial (15:42-47)
Jun 12, 2016
In the early years of our marriage, Cathy and I did not own a television. That was our choice. Being in graduate school and working, our lives were busy. What free time we had we thought best to spend together talking or walking or reading.
At least twice in the first three years of our marriage we received televisions...
Jun 5, 2016
With Judas' help, the Sanhedrin, the ruling council of Israel, accomplished its goal in Gethsemane, arresting Jesus for the purpose of killing Him (14:1-2, 43-50). Jesus was lead to the home of Joseph Caiaphas, high priest and head of the Sanhedrin.
May 15, 2016
Have you ever wondered how you would hold up under persecution for being a Christian? We will never know for sure until we go through it; but I suspect that all of us would like to think we would stay faithful to Jesus. But the fact is that not all of us will. Even Jesus' disciples failed under persecution.
One of the...