RESURRECTION PROOF “When this became known all over Joppa many put their trust in the Master. Peter stayed on a long time in Joppa as a guest of Simon the Tanner.” Acts 9:42-43 (The Message). What was it that caused the message of Jesus to touch people’s lives in wave upon wave every time a miracle happened? Was it the …Continue reading →


STONE BLIND! “His companions stood there dumbstruck – they could hear the sound, but couldn’t see anyone – while Saul, picking himself up off the ground, found himself stone blind. They had to take him by the hand and lead him into Damascus. He continued blind for three days. He ate nothing, drank nothing.” Acts 9:7-9 (The Message). We tend …Continue reading →


CHAPTER 4 TOO LATE! “While Peter and John were addressing the people, the priests, the chief of the Temple police and some Sadducees came up, indignant that these upstart apostles were instructing the people and proclaiming that the resurrection from the dead had taken place in Jesus. They arrested them and threw them into jail until morning, for by now …Continue reading →

No Thumb-suck

NO THUMB-SUCK The life appeared; we have seen it and testify to it, and we proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and has appeared to us. (1 John 1: 2) This was no thumb-suck. John was proclaiming to his readers what had actually happened. What if John were making it up as he went along? …Continue reading →

The Truth Revealed

THE TRUTH REVEALED Then the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to Him with a question. ‘Teacher,’ they said, ‘Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies and leaves a wife no children, the man must marry the widow and raise up offspring for his brother. ‘Now there were seven brothers. The first one married and …Continue reading →

Secure In Christ

SECURE IN CHRIST In it, only a few, eight in all, were saved through water, and this water symbolises baptism what now saves you also – not the removal of dirt from the body but the pledge of a clear conscience toward God. It saves you by the resurrection of Jesus Christ who had gone into heaven and who is …Continue reading →

United With Him

UNITED WITH HIM “For if we have been united with Him in a death like His, we will certainly also be united with Him in a resurrection like His. For we know that our old self was crucified with Him so that the body ruled by sin might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves to …Continue reading →

Caesar Or No Caesar!

CAESAR OR NO CAESAR! “Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God — the gospel He promised beforehand through His prophets in the Holy Scriptures regarding His Son who, as to His earthly life, was a descendant of David and who, through the Spirit of holiness, was appointed the …Continue reading →

A Firstfruit Offering

A FIRSTFRUIT OFFERING  “The crowd that was there and heard it said it thundered; others said an angel had spoken to Him. Jesus said, ‘This voice was for your benefit, not mine. Now is the time for judgment on this world; now the prince of this world will be driven out. And I, when I am lifted up from the …Continue reading →

If You Believe

IF YOU BELIEVE  “‘Lord,’ Martha said to Jesus, ‘if you had been here, my brother would not have died…’” John 11:21 NIV. “‘Yes, Lord,’ she replied, ‘I believe that you are the Messiah, the Son of God, who is to come into the world.’ John 11:27 NIV. How important these moments were with Martha before Jesus went to the tomb! …Continue reading →