Draw near to God during the week with our daily devotional.
Here Jesus declares He predated Abraham.
What did Jesus mean by “the truth shall set you free”?
Jesus declares, “I am the light of the world”.
It is important is to realize how exclusive His claims were.
When we partake in communion, we are symbolically recognizing the broken body and shed blood of Christ for our salvation.
“If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. This bread is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.”
Jesus said the one who comes to Him “will never hunger”.
With each metaphor, Jesus is inviting us to understand something that He is, and something that He does for us.
Why might our modern culture struggle with the truth concerning God’s grace and His heart for reconciliation?
Instead of anger and judgment, the son is met with compassion, a warm embrace and kisses.
When a son is lost, who suffers more, the son who is lost or the father who lost him?
Once again Jesus is communicating His eternal purpose for coming into our world.
In this first of three parables, Jesus focuses on lost things being found.
Pilate, like everyone else, had to decide what he was going to do with the claims of Jesus.
Without Him, we are still dead in our sins.
Some scholars who are critical of biblical Christianity say, “Jesus never claimed to be the Messiah or the Son of God.”
Scripture leaves no doubt that Jesus knew who He was and why He came into the world.
“Who do you say that I am?” Have you answered this question yet?