Aimless Wandering

Matthew 28:5 “The angel said, ‘Do not be afraid for I know you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified.’” Observation: Jesus had been crucified two days earlier and buried in a tomb. The two Marys…Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of James and John…had sat opposite...

Hammer of Enforcement

Philippians 3:15–16 “All of us who are mature should take such a view of things. And if on some point you think differently, that too God will make clear to you.” Observation: Paul had a few verses earlier written, “I want to know Christ and the power of His...

Ultimate Identity Swap

2 Samuel 9:7 “‘Don’t be afraid,’ David said to him, ‘for I will surely show you kindness for the sake of your father Jonathan. I will restore to you all the land that belonged to your grandfather Saul, and you will always eat at my table.’” Observation: After serving...

The First Electrician

Ephesians 3:14 “For this reason I bow my knees before the Father from whom every family on earth derives its name.” Observation: By this mid-point in the book of Ephesians, language tumbles from Paul’s pen in a veritable torrent of rejoicing in all that Christ has...

Countdown to Capture

Mark 14:13–15 “And He sent two of His disciples and said to them, ‘Go into the city, and a man will meet you carrying a pitcher of water; follow him; and wherever he enters, say to the owner of the house, ‘The Teacher says, ‘Where is My guest room in which I may eat...