Why Do You Call Me “Good”?

And as he was setting out on his journey, a man ran up and knelt before him and asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”  And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good?  No one is good except God alone.” Mark 10:17-18 I’ve had Christians read this…

The Great Dragon Was Thrown Down (Revelation 12:9-10)

And the great dragon was thrown down, that ancient serpent, who is called the devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world – he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him. And I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying, “Now the salvation and the power and…

Do You Believe Genesis Really Happened?

For as were the days of Noah, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. Matthew 24:37 It’s becoming more and more popular in religious circles to consider the book of Genesis as fictional.  This is probably due to how the Genesis account of the creation of Adam and Eve contradicts the “proven…

Revelation 5:5: “…The Lion of the Tribe of Judah…”

And one of the elders said to me, “Weep no more; behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has conquered, so that he can open the scroll and its seven seals.” Revelation 5:5 Chapter 5 of Revelation is one of my favorite chapters in the Bible because it gives us…

1 Peter 2:21-24: “…He Committed No Sin…”

…Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps.  He committed no sin, neither was deceit found in his mouth.  When he was reviled, he did not revile in return; when he suffered, he did not threaten, but continued entrusting himself to him who judges justly.  He…

Mark 10:18: “No One Is Good Except God Alone”

Jesus said, “Why do you call me good?  No one is good except God alone.” Mark 10:18             I was recently asked whether Christians should refrain from calling anyone good based on Jesus’ statement above to the rich young ruler that no one is good but God alone.  Because of His statement here, would it…

Luke 1:31-33: “You Shall Call His Name Jesus…”

“And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus.  He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High.  And the Lord God will give to him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over the house of…

John 7:45-46: “No One Ever Spoke Like This Man!”

“The officers then came to the chief priests and Pharisees, who said to them, ‘Why did you not bring him?’  The officers answered, ‘No one ever spoke like this man!’” John 7:45-46  The chief priests and Pharisees wanted Jesus arrested.  They despised His teaching, His miracles, His life; and they wanted Him to be dead. …

John 8:12: “Whoever Follows Me Will Not Walk In Darkness…”

“Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, ‘I am the light of the world.  Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness but will have the light of life.’” (John 8:12) The Bible describes Jesus the Christ (Anointed One) as the light of the world.  No better description could be given of Him.  John opened his…