Introducing Barabbas

“During the feast, it was the tradition of the governor to release one prisoner to the crowd which they desired.” (Matthew 27:15) “During the feast, he would release to them one prisoner for whom they asked. And there was one called Barabbas with the rebels in prison who had committed murder in the rebellion.” (Mark… Read More

Come and See the Deeds of Yahweh!

“Come and see the deeds of Yahweh; How he has brought destruction upon the earth. He causes wars to cease unto their end; The earth and bow are shattered; And the spear is smashed to bits. The wagons he burns with fire.” (Psalm 46:9-10 {verses 8-9 in English translations})   Come and see the deeds… Read More

Jesus Paid it All–All to Him I Owe…

“And you, being dead in trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, he made you alive together with him, forgiving us all trespasses.” (Colossians 2:13)   “And yet God demonstrates his own agape love to us in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.” (Romans 5:8 )   We who have nothing… Read More

Teaching Rebels God’s Ways: Psalm 51 (part 14)

“I will teach rebels your ways, and sinners will return to you.” (Psalm 51:15 {Psalm 51:13 in English Bibles})   What then should be the outward response of the believer to the forgiveness of God?   While praise is usually the first thing that comes to mind—and it is an essential response, and part of David’s… Read More