Morning Light – John 3 Part 2: The Salvation of the Cosmos

Morning Light – John 3 Part 2: The Salvation of the Cosmos

The Salvation of the Cosmos: In part 2 of John 3 the purpose of God in sending Jesus is declared. Jesus didn’t just come to save the individual, He came to save the world. The world spoken of here is a reference to the entire human family. Is this possible? Through Jesus Christ our lord. […]

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Morning Light – John 3 Part 1: Is Being Born Again a Requirement?

Morning Light – John 3 Part 1: Is Being Born Again a Requirement?

  [John 3:1-16] Is Being Born Again a Requirement? In John 3, we find in the words of Jesus to Nicodemas that comprise the basis of our belief in the born again experience. What does it mean to be born again? Can a person outside of Christ have any hope of clemency before God’s throne […]

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Morning Light – John 2: Jesus Turns Water into Wine

Morning Light – John 2: Jesus Turns Water into Wine

[John 2] Jesus Turns Water into Wine: In chapter 2, Jesus attends a wedding in Cana and solves a hospitality problem by turning water into wine. In this act, His first miracle there is a type and shadow of a Third Day promise for us that there is an outpouring of New Wine of God’s […]

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Morning Light – John 1 Part 2: Jesus Calls the Disciples

Morning Light – John 1 Part 2: Jesus Calls the Disciples

[John 1 Part 2] Jesus Calls the Disciples: Have you heard the call to follow Jesus? What does that mean? In part 2 of John 1, John the Baptist from the banks of the Jordan declares, “Behold the Lamb of God that takes away the sin of the world.” Angels appear and the Holy Spirit […]

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Morning Light -John 1  Part 1: The Logos of God Among Us

Morning Light -John 1 Part 1: The Logos of God Among Us

[John 1 Part 1] The Logos of God Among Us: The Gospel of John is of a character far different than Matthew, Mark, or Luke. The first three gospels are assertive concerning who Christ is. They declare Jesus to an unbelieving world. The Gospel of John is a presumptive gospel maintaining that Jesus was more […]

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Morning Light – Luke 24: He is Not Here. He is Risen!

Morning Light – Luke 24: He is Not Here. He is Risen!

[Luke 24] He is Not Here. He is Risen! In the closing chapter of the gospel of Luke, we find Jesus interacting and announcing Himself to His amazed followers. He imparts to them the opening of their eyes and privileges them to witness His ascension into Heaven. For all the message of the gospel that […]

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Morning Light – Luke 23 Part 2: Jesus is Crucified

Morning Light – Luke 23 Part 2: Jesus is Crucified

Jesus is Crucified. In part 2 of Luke 23, Jesus is taken to Calvary and crucified between two criminals. The people gather around Him mocking while Jesus intercedes for His executioners all the while. As the grim matter continues, darkness settles upon the scene as though the sun refuses to shine its light on the […]

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Morning Light – Luke 23 Part 1: Our Sins Take Jesus to Golgotha

Morning Light – Luke 23 Part 1: Our Sins Take Jesus to Golgotha

[Luke 23 Part 1] Our Sins Take Jesus to Golgotha: In chapter 23, Jesus is beaten and brutalized first at the high priest’s residence, then at Pilate’s judgment hall. We can only wince at the brutal violence of the mistreatment Jesus suffers, but the greater truth is that it is our sin and not just […]

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Morning Light – Luke 22 Part 2: The Master Stands Accused

Morning Light – Luke 22 Part 2: The Master Stands Accused

[Luke 22 Part 2] The Master Stands Accused: In the second part of our chapter, Jesus begins preparing His disciples for the culmination of His earth walk. He gives them final instructions, and they follow Him to Gethsemane, where He groans in prayer while the disciples slumber on unawares. Knowing what is to come, Jesus […]

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Morning Light – Luke 22 Part 1: The Cosmic Consequences of the Last Supper

Morning Light – Luke 22 Part 1: The Cosmic Consequences of the Last Supper

[Luke 22] The Cosmic Consequences of the Last Supper. In ch. 22, we find the account of what we call the Last Supper. Christians today have little understanding of what took place here. The events, actions, and words that passed between Jesus and the twelve at the Last Supper are of paramount importance for the […]

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