Seven Signs in John: 3 – The Man of Bethesda

Thirty-eight years is a long time to deal with one disease.  But that’s exactly what this individual had been doing.  He and countless others would gather themselves together beside the pool of Bethesda waiting for a miracle.  At this place, an angel would supposedly trouble the waters, causing a ripple.  We do not know who the angel is or whether they are a heavenly or … Continue reading Seven Signs in John: 3 – The Man of Bethesda

Seven Miracles in John: 2- The Nobleman’s Son

Jesus just had a wonderful ministry in Samaria and other places outside of his hometown. Nicodemus, women at the well.  Now he is returning home. Jesus knows the people’s hearts.  They will welcome him, but not with honor, not in the right way, but with improper motives.  This is the scenario that leads up to Jesus’ second miracle in John. John 4:46-54 So Jesus came … Continue reading Seven Miracles in John: 2- The Nobleman’s Son

Seven Miracles in John: 1 – Water into Wine

John, the beloved disciple, shared his purpose for writing his Gospel account. He wrote, “But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name” (John 20:31).  His presentation of the life of Christ is focused on showing the reader the power and purpose of Jesus.  One of the … Continue reading Seven Miracles in John: 1 – Water into Wine

Creating Margin

Stressed?  Overwhelmed?  Too Busy?  Do these thoughts resonate with you?  The American Institute of Stress shared in 2014 that over 70% of Americans demonstrate physical and psychological symptoms associated with stress.  The daily demands of our society place this unwanted stress on our bodies and mind.  However, it is my understanding that we choose to allow this to happen more often than not.  We succumb to … Continue reading Creating Margin