WHAT’S GOIN’ ON? What a week in the life of our nation. The news lands one blow after another in the past week.
To grasp the need of the crucifixion and the victory of the resurrection, these disciples needed a new understanding of Scripture. They, along with all faithful Jews at that time, had been reading the Bible in the wrong way. They had been reading the Bible as the story of how God would save Israel from suffering. Jesus opened the Scriptures and taught them God’s plan is to save the world through suffering.View More The Road to Emmaus, Part 2
BIBLE INSIGHTS in 500 words The Courageous Road to Emmaus Richard Leslie Parrott, Ph.D. Luke 24:13-15, 32 If the story of the Prodigal Son…View More The Road to Emmaus
BIBLE INSIGHTS in 500 words Lord, Teach My Heart to Forgive Richard Leslie Parrott, Ph.D. (Matthew 6:14-15) As Christians, we are not simply the…View More Teach Me To Forgive
BIBLE INSIGHTS in 500 words The Limits of Unlimited Forgiveness Richard Leslie Parrott, Ph.D. (Matthew 18:21-35) Peter asked Jesus, “Lord, how many times shall…View More The Limits of Unlimited Forgiveness
BIBLE INSIGHTS in 500 words Forgive Without Limits; Really? Richard Leslie Parrott, Ph.D. CASE STUDY: You have put up with your little brother…View More Limitless Forgiveness; Really?
You cannot think your way into holiness. Sanctification is not a transfer of information or a restructuring of beliefs as important as these are. Holiness transforms the heart.View More You Are What You Want
Hagar gave the Lord a name: “You are the God who sees me” (Genesis 16:13). That’s a promise you can hold when you are abandoned.View More God’s Eyes of Love
How do you know when to wait or when to act? Both can be expressions of genuine faith. Either can be a means of trusting God or taking over for God. To wait can be a means of frustrating God’s plans. To act can be a method of getting ahead of God’s plans.View More FAITH: Do I Wait or Act?
“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full” (John 10:10).View More Jesus: Our Shepherd/King
A sign of God’s King is the heart response of people who hear his voice (John 10:3-4). The people will love him, trust him, and follow him.View More Jesus: God’s Anointed King