Contributed on Mar 9, 2013
Mary worshipped Jesus as the Lamb of God through extravagant surrender of all that she possessed.
“When Jesus was at Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, a woman came up to him with an alabaster flask of very expensive ointment, and she poured it on his head as he reclined at table. And when the disciples saw it, they were indignant, saying, ‘Why this waste? For this could have been sold ...read more
Contributed on Mar 17, 2013
How we respond when we fail God reveals who we are.
“Jesus … went out with his disciples across the brook Kidron, where there was a garden, which he and his disciples entered. Now Judas, who betrayed him, also knew the place, for Jesus often met there with his disciples. So Judas, having procured a band of soldiers and some officers ...read more
Contributed on Mar 23, 2013
When Christ calls us to be with Him, He honours us. He does not treat us as we deserve should we fail Him, but He is glorified in raising us up and employing us to His glory.
“Jesus went with [his disciples] to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to [them], ‘Sit here, while I go over there and pray.’ And taking with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to be sorrowful and troubled. Then he said to them, ‘My soul is very sorrowful, ...read more
Contributed on Mar 30, 2013
What does it mean to believers to say that Christ is alive forevermore?
“[Jesus] laid his right hand on me, saying, ‘Fear not, I am the first and the last, and the living one. I died, and behold I am alive forevermore, and I have the keys of Death and Hades.”  On one occasion, returning from a fishing trip I had stopped for gas. As the attendant filled the ...read more