Suffering in this life as a Christian    

Suffering in this life as a Christian Luke tells usActs 14:22 strengthening the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and saying, "We must through many tribulations enter the kingdom of God."What are tribulations which could be translated from Strong’s to mean:  pressure, afflicted, anguish, burdened, persecution, tribulation or trouble Apostle Paul says suffering can be…

Women as Prophetess and Teachers   

Women as Prophetess and Teachers Some women have the gift of teaching and being a prophetess as is Anna,  Philip’s daughters are another example of prophetesses in the NT.  I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy. First, however, let’s examine what a prophet is, biblically. Often when people think of prophets, they think…

Women Close to Jesus: Mary – Jesus Mother, Salome, Mary the wife of Clopas, Mary Magdalene.

Women Close to Jesus: Mary – Jesus Mother, Salome, Mary the wife of Clopas, Mary Magdalene. The New Testament reveals how women served the Lord Jesus, served the church, and also served the Great Commission that was given to the Church.  Hall of Fame of Women in the New Testament. Let’s look at some ways women in the Church served,…

Book of John 14:9-18

Book of John 14:9-18 From Now on – from this time onward, disciples kind of understand, Lord Jesus said.  The disciples begin to recognize the Father in Lord Jesus. Where we left off:  Philip asked to see the Father. Like Thomas, Philip seems to have been slow to comprehend, as the rest of the disciples.Now on – from this time…

Book of John 13:11-26

Book of John 13:11-26 The Upper Room Discourse {John 13-14}Jesus is Alone with His own. He was facing sacrificial death, yet His concern was for His disciples! Jesus just finishes washing the feet of the disciples, including Judas. John 13:11 For he knew who was going to betray him. That's why he said, "Not all of you are clean."This is the…

Book of John 13:1-10

Book of John 13:1-10 The Upper Room Discourse {John 13-14}Jesus is Alone with His own. He was facing sacrificial death, yet His concern was for His disciples!Jesus Washes the Disciples' Feet John 13:1 Now before the Passover Festival, Jesus realized that his hour had come to leave this world and return to the Father. Having loved his own who were…