Mad at Jesus

Mad at Jesus

Why are they mad at me? Have you ever tried to help someone that didn’t appreciate your kindness? Doing good isn’t always welcome.  I remember one time I opened the door for someone going into a grocery. They just looked at me and said, “Do I look...
Don’t Lose Jesus

Don’t Lose Jesus

Have you lost Jesus? When Jesus was 12 years old, his parents lost Him. It was a busy time of the year and they were in a big city and I’m sure they thought He was with somebody else… but they lost Jesus. Here’s the story. “And when he was...
Growing Up God’s Way

Growing Up God’s Way

What was Jesus like when He was a boy? The Bible is silent about Jesus from the age of about 2 through 30. For 28 years, we have only one glimpse what He did and what happened to Him. In spite of some traditions, He did not perform any miracles as a boy because the...
Meeting Baby Jesus

Meeting Baby Jesus

If we were to rewrite the Christmas story, we would surely write a longer version than is found in the Bible. And if we were to write a biography of Jesus, we would include more than just a couple of stories of His childhood. Yet, Luke, the great historian, only...
The Birth of Jesus Isn’t Just For Christmas

The Birth of Jesus Isn’t Just For Christmas

The birth of Jesus isn’t just a Christmas story.   “It is by far the most amazing miracle in the whole Bible.” This is the summation of theologian, Wayne Grudem in his monumental book, Systematic Theology. “It is by far the most amazing miracle in...