Whate’re My God Ordains is Right (Luke 22:31-32)

“Simon, Simon, Satan has appealed to sift you like grain, but I have interceded regarding you in order that your faith might not fail. And at the point when you return, undergird your brothers.” (Luke 22:31-32) “And Satan answered Yahweh and said, ‘Is it not without cause that Job fears God? Have you not put… Read More

Follow the Leader (Matt. 26:32; Mark 14:28)

“Yet, after I am raised up, I will go ahead of you to Galilee.” (Matthew 26:32; Mark 14:28) Though most of our English Bibles do not reflect such (even my own translation does not reflect such), there is actually a one word difference between Matthew and Mark’s account. In Matthew’s account, he uses the simple… Read More

Faithfulness that Convicts (Luke 22:39; John 18:2)

“And coming out, he went, as was habit, to the Mount of Olives and the disciples also followed him there.” (Luke 22:39) “And Judas, the one delivering him over, knew the place, because Jesus would often be gathered together with his disciples there.” (John 18:2) “As was his habit.” What a wonderful picture of the… Read More

To Gethsemane

“Jesus said these things and went out with his disciples across the brook of Kedron where there was a garden, into which he and his disciples entered.” (John 18:1) After Jesus completes what we typically refer to as his “High Priestly Prayer,” the benediction for the very first observance of the Lord’s Supper, Jesus leads… Read More