Who is the Pontius Pilate in Your Life?

“Do you refuse to speak to me?” Pilate said. “Don’t you realize I have power either to free you or to crucify you?” – John 19:10 Have you been in a situation where you have no advocate? No friends to help you? No one to look out for you? Have you had a job whereContinue reading “Who is the Pontius Pilate in Your Life?”

Dealing with Election Results in the Bible

Are you worried about the election? Were you worried about the last one? Does thinking about the future of your country make you uneasy? Does it make you depressed? Argumentative? Sad? Or does it make you happy, at ease, glad, or even vindictive? If so, this message is for you. Two Sides to the ElectionContinue reading “Dealing with Election Results in the Bible”

Does God Eat?

The most important question you could ever ask is…what are you going to eat today? Some people don’t know if they’ll eat today. Some have lots of options, can eat out, or can only eat what they have at home. And in times of trouble, it can be hard to find healthy options or foodContinue reading “Does God Eat?”

Good Friday in the Old Testament

Easter was about a week ago, and it’s great to recognize the resurrection of Christ. But what about why it took three days for this to happen? Why did Jesus have to die to later come back to life? People usually answer these questions with the broad strokes: he had to die for our sins,Continue reading “Good Friday in the Old Testament”

Working Remote in the Bible

Found yourself working remote lately? Surely the Bible doesn’t have any advice for this! Oh, but it does. When You’re Really Alone Working remote for many people means that they’ll end up spending more time with their family, but that’s not always the case. Not all of us are married, not all of us liveContinue reading “Working Remote in the Bible”

Remember To Thank God

In those days Israel had no king. – Judges 19:1 Thanksgiving is a time people often use to remind themselves what they’re thankful for. When I think about things I’m thankful for, I think about Judges 19. This is one of the most problematic chapters in the Bible because of how horrific, and seemingly godlessContinue reading “Remember To Thank God”

Ascension And Pentecost In The Old Testament

Ascension day is a notable time in the bible. It’s when Jesus left us after the resurrection, and it triggered the Pentecost, whereby the Holy Spirit entered the disciples and us today. But everything Jesus did was nothing new, nothing we haven’t seen before in the Old Testament, which includes his ascension and the Pentecost.Continue reading “Ascension And Pentecost In The Old Testament”

Did Jesus Discover That He Was God?

In many allegories, movies, or hypotheses about Jesus’ younger years, a very particular idea tends to sneak in. It’s the idea that Jesus, while a young boy, learned that he was God through some journey, revelation, maturity, or whatever. These ideas may even go so far as to say that he learned he was GodContinue reading “Did Jesus Discover That He Was God?”

How God Responds to Pain

Pity, sympathy, empathy, and compassion are words we use to describe different degrees of emotion we can experience when being around pain in others. They’re all very different emotions, and God has them too, but in a far more interesting way. As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion onContinue reading “How God Responds to Pain”