Resurrection, Ascension, and Future Return – Luke 24

(This is the final meditation in a series of 366 written on the Genealogy of Jesus Christ. One meditation is provided for each day, with an extra for leap years. This series can also be heard as a podcast of the same name, with a month and day assigned to each reading.) On the thirdContinue reading “Resurrection, Ascension, and Future Return – Luke 24”

The Thief on the Cross – Luke 23

One weekend, several years back, a friend from church named Len and I were prayer partners at a weekend prison ministry event in Louisiana, hosted by Russell Roseberry’s InnerFaith Prison Ministry. It was Len’s first time participating in that type of ministry, and he was surprised how comfortable he felt there and how much heContinue reading “The Thief on the Cross – Luke 23”

Who Do You Say That I Am? – Matthew 16

13 When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, He asked His disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” 14 And they said, “Some say John the Baptist; others, Elijah; still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” 15 “But you,” He asked them, “who do you say that I am?” Matthew 16:13-15 (HCSB) William WolfeContinue reading “Who Do You Say That I Am? – Matthew 16”

Walking on the Waves – Matthew 14

Many years ago, my brother-in-law Larry and I went overnight fishing with another brother-in-law, Steve. Steve’s small motorboat was quite adequate for the mild ocean waves we encountered at the east end of Long Island, New York, off Montauk Point. The fishing was good and the company pleasant. But during the night, a storm cameContinue reading “Walking on the Waves – Matthew 14”

Five Loaves, Two Fishes, and Jesus – Matthew 14

Jack O’Dell tells a story of a young boy who claimed that it was not all that difficult to feed 5,000 people. According to the boy, “All you need are five loaves, two fishes, and Jesus.” This is a simple truth that describes what happened one day. After hearing the tragic news about John theContinue reading “Five Loaves, Two Fishes, and Jesus – Matthew 14”