Which Ananias are You?

And the high priest Ananias commanded them that stood by him to smite him on the mouth Acts 23:2 This story is about 3 men named Ananias. While that seems a curious name and no one I ever knew has had it; in New Testament times it appears to have been quite common. These three…

Lost in the Translation

Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God. 2 Corinthians 5:20 Not long ago Governor Nikki Haley was appointed as the United States ambassador to the U. N. She has the task of carrying the message pf our president and…

He is Still Near!

Whenever we meet with open hearts to talk about Him we can be confident that He still draws near!

Going through Samaria

But He needed to go through Samaria John 4:4 In Jesus’ day Jews rarely went by way of Samaria. We could speculate that Jesus needed to go through Samaria to avoiding the Jewish leaders or maybe just because it was shorter and he was tired! We don’t know the reason but we can all identify…

Greater Things

Jesus said, “You believe because I told you I saw you under the fig tree. You will see greater things than that.”  John 1:50 Believing connects us first to knowing that He knows our hearts. This only recorded conversation between Nathanael and Jesus in the Bible is intriguing both because of its smallness and its bigness. Nathanael…