When we examine the evidence, we have to make a judgement about who Jesus is. And that opens up a new dynamic to the relationship.
Why is Jesus always doing miracles? What’s with all the theatrics?
More is offered by the Lord than cosmetic changes. There is a true transformation.
Once we recognize our need, once we admit to ourself that, yeah, it’s a real thing, yeah, it’s really there—once we stop saying, “But, well maybe, perhaps…”, once we admit the impossibility of the situation we’re in, then—then we are in the perfect position for the Lord to work.
The only other time in scripture we are told about eating something and living forever, possessing eternal life? Only one other time: it’s when we are told about the fruit from the Tree of Life.
What Jesus is looking for is not an intellectual and cerebral assent to a doctrine of transubstantiation, as much as he is looking for us to believe in him, to trust that he will give to us precisely what we need to fill that need that exists within us.
As we begin our five week journey through the sixth chapter of John’s Gospel, it’s helpful to put ourselves in the right mindset to hear and understand his words.
What does being a good shepherd look like? How can one shepherd their family? How can we experience what those early Christians experienced?
Relationships change you. Our faith, a truly Christian life can only exist because it was awoken by an encounter and sustained through a relationship.
Being sent to your hometown to be a prophet is no easy task. It can go bad.