This seemed like such a good picture of the true life of Jesus being obscured and covered by politics and church struggles. Praise God that He is living and that the Holy Spirit guides us in truth. If all we had to go on was history and tradition, we’d be way off course by now!
This might actually go somewhere…just testing…
Great quote from Matthew Henry at the end of John 19:1-18 “As our Lord suffered for the sins both of Jews and Gentiles, it was a special part of the counsel of Divine Wisdom, that the Jews should first purpose his death, and the Gentiles carry that purpose into effect. Had not Christ been thus […]
This is just about the best section and most poetic piece of Matthew Henry’s Commentary I’ve ever read. Appropriately, it’s on John 18:1-12 Our Lord Jesus, knowing all things that should come upon him, went forth and asked, Whom seek ye? When the people would have forced him to a crown, he withdrew, ch. 6:15, […]
I think there is so little detail about what CHURCH is in the Bible because how people worship God is as different as the cultures in which they live. When a missionary goes into uncharted territory, they do not prop up their video screens and the powerpoint and start singing Tommy Walker songs. (That would […]