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Apr 25, 2021

Scripture Reading: John 6:41-51

This paragraph in John is yet another example of the mystery of human responsibility and divine sovereignty. Jesus chides these unbelieving Israelites for their grumbling. They, like most people today, imagined that Jesus was simply another human being like them. "They said, 'Is not...

Apr 18, 2021

Scripture Reading: John 6:30-40

There are many mysteries which rise from the pages of the Bible … wonderful mysteries.  How could it be otherwise when the Bible reveals the infinite God to our very finite minds?  The eternal existence of God is a mystery to us.  The triune nature of God is a mystery to us … as is...

Apr 11, 2021

Originally Presented: October 30, 2016

Scripture Reading: Hebrews 2:5-9

In this paragraph the author picks up the theme of Christ's superiority to angels. To this point in the book, to buttress the idea that Jesus is superior to angels, the line of reasoning has centered on His divinity. Christ is seen as the Son (1:5),...

Apr 11, 2021

Scripture Reading: John 6:22-29

On the heels of the feeding of the 5,000 we have this interchange between Jesus and some of the people who ate Christ's miraculous food. Having followed Jesus to the western side of the Sea of Galilee, our Lord confronted them with a blunt and searching indictment … "Truly, truly, I say...

Apr 4, 2021

Originally Presented: October 23, 2016

Scripture Reading: Hebrews 2:1-4

To this point in Hebrews there has been no command. The author did not tell his readers to do anything in the first chapter. It was all declaration, wonderful declaration, about the glorious supremacy of Jesus. He is the radiance of the glory of...