On The Mountain With Jesus

Here’s some verse on the events of Mark 9:2-8. On The Mountain With Jesus Up the high mountain the four of them went, Peter, James, John, and the One heaven sent. There He was transfigured before their eyes, His appearance became luminous and glorified. Then Elijah and Moses came into their view, They were thereContinue reading “On The Mountain With Jesus”

The Messy Messiah

Jesus asked His disciples, “Who do people say I am?” (Mark 8:27). When Christ asked questions, it wasn’t for the reason that we usually do. We ask questions to get information; He asked questions to help people find answers. Here, He wanted His disciples to see and understand that despite all the positive responses HeContinue reading “The Messy Messiah”

Caesarea Philippi

Here’s some verse from Mark 8:27-35. Caesarea Philippi At Caesarea Philippi He asked them one day, how others saw Him—what did they have to say? A prophet of some kind, a man to revere, but beyond that the people weren’t sure—it just wasn’t clear. He might have paused for a moment to take this inContinue reading “Caesarea Philippi”

Is Jesus Getting Bigger? (The Chronicles Of Narnia)

There’s a scene in The Chronicles of Narnia:  Prince Caspian, where the youngest of the Pevensie siblings, Lucy, is speaking to the lion, Aslan. It’s been a while since they’ve seen each another and she is astonished at his growth.  “You’ve grown,” she tells him. “Every year you grow, so shall I,” he replies. And with those words, he touches uponContinue reading “Is Jesus Getting Bigger? (The Chronicles Of Narnia)”

Swollen Nets and Shattered Hearts

They had been fishing all night and had nothing to show for it. That meant nothing to take to the market and no wages for their long night’s work. That’s the way it is with fishing sometimes, every fisherman knows that. He was a little disappointed and more than a little bit tired. They wereContinue reading “Swollen Nets and Shattered Hearts”