The Alabaster Jar

Six days before the Passover celebration began, Jesus arrived in Bethany, the home of Lazarus—the man he had raised from the dead. A dinner was prepared in Jesus’ honor. Martha served, and Lazarus was among those who ate with him. Then Mary took a twelve-ounce jar of expensive perfume made from essence of nard, and she…

A Deeper Truth

The Father and I are one. (John 10:30) Read: 2 Chronicles 19:1 – 20:37, Romans 10:14 – 11:12, Psalm 21:1-13, Proverbs 20:4-6 Relate: Six words. Has there ever been a more dynamic statement packed into such a short statement? Is there any other statement on the nature of God that has been so hotly debated or so closely dissected? If I…

John 6:70-71 (Chosen)

Then Jesus said, “I chose the twelve of you, but one is a devil.” He was speaking of Judas, son of Simon Iscariot, one of the Twelve, who would later betray him. (John 6:70-71) Read: 1 Kings 8:1-53, 2 Chronicles 5:1 – 6:42 Relate: I remember a prayer a prayer I used to pray often when I…

John 4:37-38 (Digging and Reopening)

You know the saying, ‘One plants and another harvests.’ And it’s true. I sent you to harvest where you didn’t plant; others had already done the work, and now you will get to gather the harvest.” (John 4:37-38) Read: Judges 3:31 – 6:40 Relate: Isaac spent a lot of time digging wells and it was all for…