Yearly Archives: 2007


Loving God’s Law

We are in the middle of a series of short narratives describing conflict between the Lord Jesus and the religious leadership. They have complained about his arrogating to himself the authority to forgive sins – his power to work miracles notwithstand…


The Great Divide

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As we said last time, in regard to the exchange between Jesus and the teachers of the law in the previous paragraph, this series of short paragraphs in chapter 2 record successive incidents that reveal a growing rift between Jesus a…


Coram Christo

Please turn with me to Daniel 10. This is the introduction to the seventh and final vision that Daniel records for us. We are to view chapters 10, 11 and 12 as a unit. Chapter 10 is a prelude to the vision. Chapter 11 is the vision of the great war o…


The Supernatural

In the remainder of chapter 1 we are going to be given a representative sampling of the Lord’s ministry. We have in short order, an exorcism, the driving out of a demon, scenes of Jesus healing the sick, and of his preaching and teaching. It is preci…


Behold the Man

Last Lord’s Day morning we commented on the first eight verses of the Gospel. We will read them again this morning because they set the stage for the dramatic introduction of Gospel’s principal character in v. 9. We pointed out last time that the fir…