He said to him the third time, “…do you love Me?” JOHN 21:17 Jesus comes to Peter and asks him a third time: Do you love Me? Yes, this is in reference to the three times Peter denied Him. However, Jesus already knows how much Peter lives Him. This question isn’t for Jesus; it’s for Peter. Peter was so self assured before, emotionally charged and ready … Continue reading A Third Time?
“He said to him the third time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” Peter was grieved because he said to him the third time, “Do you love me?” and he said to him, “Lord, you know everything; you know that I love you.” Jesus said to him, “Feed my sheep.” John 21:17 ESV https://www.bible.com/59/jhn.21.17.esv It’s easy to become emotional and blurt out words. … Continue reading A Soul Question
“The woman said to him, “Sir, you have nothing to draw water with, and the well is deep. Where do you get that living water?” John 4:11 ESV https://www.bible.com/59/jhn.4.11.esv The woman at the well had no idea at first Jesus was speaking in spiritual terms. Little did she know how deep Jesus was trying to get to in her soul. How true it is for … Continue reading The well is deep
The woman said to Him, “Sir, You have nothing to draw [water] with, and the well is deep.” John 4:11 When Jesus has the conversation with the woman at the well, she hickory perceives that He has nothing with which to draw physical water. This reveals to us that her perspective is only physical at this point. Yet Jesus is leading her to a spiritual … Continue reading No Bucket?
God is still in control. Psalm 46:1 Looking around at all that is happening, it can be tempting to think God isn’t there or He’s somehow lost control. Don’t doubt: God is still in control. He’s not inept or weak at all! He isn’t sleeping nor abandoned us. He isn’t absent and He isn’t giving up on humanity. He sent His son to redeem humanity. … Continue reading 5 Things To Remember Today
“Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God.” Psalms 20:7 ESV https://www.bible.com/59/psa.20.7.esv A sure sign of strength and might were found in the number of horses and chariots owned by a country. People were apt to trust their future to a military strength or the power of a government. David, although a military man … Continue reading Horses and Chariots
“Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.” Ephesians 5:15-17 ESV https://www.bible.com/59/eph.5.15-17.esv Everyone wants their life to mean something. We were created with an innate desire for significance. Sadly, many settle for a shadow purpose, … Continue reading Making The Most