Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Power of Words (at least the Power of Jesus’ Words)

“It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh is no help at all. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.” (John 6:63, ESV) Leave it to Jesus to say some of the most outlandish … Continue reading

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The Drawing Power of God

 “No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him, and I will raise him up on the last day.” (John 6:44, HCSB) It seems to me that A. W. Pink captures what this verse means … Continue reading

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Manna: Bread from Heaven

 “So they said to him, “Then what sign do you do, that we may see and believe you? What work do you perform? Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness; as it is written, ‘He gave them bread from … Continue reading

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Jesus: “I Am the Bread of Life”—Three Things

When Jesus told the Jews who were present in the synagogue in Capernaum, I am the Bread of Life, he used a metaphor with a deep vein of meaning in Jewish culture, indeed in much of the broader Ancient Near … Continue reading

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