Secret Christians

Many people did believe in him, however, including some of the Jewish leaders. But they wouldn’t admit it for fear that the Pharisees would expel them from the synagogue. For they loved human praise more than the praise of God. (John 12:42-43) Read: 2 Kings 25:27-30, Jeremiah 52:31-34, Ezekiel 29:17 – 30:19, Ezekiel 47:1 – 48:35…

Rise

Jesus told her, “Your brother will rise again.” “Yes,” Martha said, “he will rise when everyone else rises, at the last day.” (John 11:23-24) Read: Jeremiah 8:4 – 11:23 Relate: Martha was clearly not on the same page as Jesus. I wonder how often we do this. Jesus was talking about right now. Martha was thinking about…

Death

And though I have no wish to glorify myself, God is going to glorify me. He is the true judge. I tell you the truth, anyone who obeys my teaching will never die!” (John 8:50-51) Read: Isaiah 1:21 – 5:30 Relate: Death is a choice. I know, I know, that old adage says that the only two…