“None of your beeswax!”

By | 2017-08-19T09:13:35+00:00 August 19th, 2017|Joe's Blog|

Scripture: Jeremiah 45-47, Psalm 105, John 21 John 21:21-22 When Peter saw him, he asked Jesus, "Lord, what about this man?"  Jesus answered him, "If I want him to live until I come, what is that to you? Follow me!" Observation/application “What about him?” We’ve all asked that question.  We want to know that we’re [...]

It’s not blind faith

By | 2017-08-18T07:53:41+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Joe's Blog|

Scripture: Jeremiah 26, 36-37, John 20 John 20:29–31 Jesus said to him, “Do you believe because you see me? How happy are those who believe without seeing me!” 30 In his disciples’ presence Jesus performed many other miracles which are not written down in this book. 31 But these have been written in order that [...]

The place Jesus died is where we should live

By | 2017-08-17T10:17:35+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Joe's Blog|

Scripture: Jeremiah 23, 25, John 19 John 19:16-20 So they took charge of Jesus. 17He went out, carrying his cross, and came to “The Place of the Skull”, as it is called. (In Hebrew it is called “Golgotha”.) 18There they crucified him; and they also crucified two other men, one on each side, with Jesus [...]

Denying Jesus

By | 2017-08-16T12:11:42+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Joe's Blog|

Scripture: 2 Kings 24, Jeremiah 22, Psalm 112, John 18 John 18:17 The girl at the gate said to Peter, "Aren't you also one of the disciples of that man?" "No, I am not," answered Peter. Observation/application John's description of Peter's denial revolves around this question: "Aren't you one of Jesus' disciples?"  Peter is asked [...]

Like a fire burning deep within

By | 2017-08-15T09:35:01+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Joe's Blog|

Scripture: Jeremiah 18-20, Psalm 93, John 17 Jeremiah 20:9 But when I say, “I will forget the Lord and no longer speak in his name,” then your message is like a fire burning deep within me.  I try my best to hold it in, but can no longer keep it back. Observation/application Jeremiah complains to [...]