Sanctify them in the Truth (John 17:17)

“Sanctify them in the Truth; Your Word is Truth.” (John 17:17) What a powerful statement!  Jesus lays out two great truths for us in this little statement…first, that it is by the means of the Truth that we should be sanctified and that the Word of God (Scripture) is Truth.  Yet, we need to lay… Read More

Which Commandment is First? (Mark 12:28)

“And one of the scribes approached, hearing them disputing, and seeing that he replied well to them, put a question to him: “which commandment is first in the whole?” (Mark 12:28)   Matthew and Mark both include this dialogue between Jesus and the Scribe/teacher of the Law with very few variations.  Luke relates a similar… Read More