“Who do you say that I am?” Jesus asked Peter.
His response was immediate. Direct. Unequivocal. And divinely inspired. “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” (Matt 16:15-16)
It is a question still discussed, debated and deliberated today. Who was Jesus?
Many want to reduce Jesus to just a great Rabbi, a unique prophet, or moral reformer. In fact, it is not politically correct to say that Jesus was the Son of God or that He is the only way.” Continue reading
It was a classic every football season for several years in the Peanuts comic strip. Charlie Brown practicing his place kicking and Lucy holding the football.
Every time Lucy held the ball for Charlie the same thing would happen. Charlie would approach the ball and with all his might was ready to kick the ball out of the end zone. But at the exact moment, the point of no return, Lucy would pick up the ball. Charlie would kick and his unchecked momentum would cause him to fall flat on his back.
One strip opened with Lucy holding the ball, but Charlie Brown wouldn’t kick it. Lucy begged. But Charlie wouldn’t budge. Continue reading