Portraits of Christ in the New Testament Part 3

During his earthly ministry Jesus Christ served as Prophet. He predicted his own betrayal and denial at the hands of close friends (John 13:21-38), his own sacrificial death by crucifixion (Matthew 26:2; Luke 24:7), his miraculous resurrection in an exact period of...

Portraits of Christ in the New Testament Part 2

The second portrait I have chosen is taken from Paul’s first letter to the church at Corinth in which he revealed Jesus as the Resurrected Christ. In the first twenty-eight verses of chapter 15 alone, Paul used the name “Christ” thirteen times. He...

Portraits of Christ in the New Testament Part 1

The first portrait of Christ I have selected from the New Testament is Jesus as The Lamb of God. This portrait is found in the gospel of John and refers to the exclamation of John the Baptist when he saw Jesus coming toward him. “Look, the Lamb of God, who takes...

Creating Things & Solving Problems – Acts of worship?

In every language, we have a word that resonates with every human experience.  The word is CREATE.  Somewhere deep within the soul of every human being is a desire to make something…to create. We create words, languages, technology, architecture, recipes, tools,...

6 Reasons You Should Sing in Worship

Hi, my name is Danny and I’m a worship pastor. That’s not something I ever anticipated saying, at least not for the first twenty-something years of my life. But then, I didn’t really expect to say the word “google” all that much either....

View of God

After we said hello, she said, “I’m confused and discouraged.” She went on to describe that her relationship with her boyfriend was not what she wanted it to be. It hurt for me to hear her disappointment. How do we answer someone’s pain in times like these? What is...