‘One Thing’ Revisited

I'd like to share some very important truths from Christ's encounter with the rich young ruler narrated in my previous blog post. This historic meeting, described in the Synoptic Gospels (Matthew 19:16–30; Mark 10:17–31; Luke 18:18–30) shines a revelatory light on Salvation, Redemption and the critical relationship between the Law of God and the Grace … Continue reading ‘One Thing’ Revisited

One Thing

The sun...the same sun that gives us physical light, and catalyzes growth and activity on our planet...had not yet on that day two thousand years ago risen over Lake Kinneret... ...yet the glow of its presence had already begun to warm the air, illuminate the shores and boats on the waters at Kapher Nahum, and … Continue reading One Thing

The Greatest Covenant

Our Bible is divided into two testaments or covenants. (NOTE: the following is an excerpt from the book "The Basics and More (A Year's Sermons to Love by)." Primary Scripture: 2nd Corinthians 3:1-18. Our KJV Bible is divided into two testaments or covenants. The Bible itself is FULL of covenants: Adamic, Noahic, Abrahamic, The Ten … Continue reading The Greatest Covenant

The Resurrection

On Thursday, May 9th, 2002 at 12AM, God granted me the experience of the First Resurrection. I was still living in Los Angeles at the time, in an Inglewood apartment. I had just gotten into bed, and my brother-in-law was in the second bedroom-turned-office, playing games. Before I continue I want to make two facts … Continue reading The Resurrection

On Suicide

I wish to address an issue that is chronic across many geographical, ethnic and cultural lines: suicide. The statistics are staggering, tragic and grievous: according to the World Health Organization (WHO) more people die from suicide than from homicide. 30,000 suicides per year in Japan (according to the BBC News World Edition)...29,350 suicides per year … Continue reading On Suicide