A Charcoal Fire

When they got out on land, they saw a charcoal fire in place, with fish laid out on it … (John 21:9)   Jesus fixed campfire food which He cooked over a charcoal fire. Who really cares whether it was a charcoal fire (apparently made from chunks of...

Drink His Life!

Drink of it, all of you, for this is my blood of the covenant … (Matthew 26:27,28)   When Jesus instituted His Holy Supper, Matthew tells us that He said of the cup of wine, “Drink from it, all of you; for this is my blood…” Only Matthew’s...

The Lowest of the Lowly

He [Pilate] released the man who had been thrown into prison for insurrection and murder, for whom they asked, but he delivered Jesus over to their will. (Luke 23:25) In this fallen world we sinful humans often fall into very deep holes.  These are the holes of pain,...

He Sends His Beloved Son

“Then the owner of the vineyard said, ‘What shall I do?  I will send my beloved son.'” (Luke 20:13) (article #10 in a series on the Trinity) God the Father wanted good fruit from His vineyard. He did not want the corrupt fruit of hatred, envy,...