• The Incarnate I Am

    John 8:56–59

    Some people are willing to put Jesus on the same plane as other renowned religious leaders such as Buddha or Muhammad. In light of Jesus’ claims about Himself, however, we cannot do that. Jesus is not just another religious sage—He ...Read More

  • Children of Abraham

    John 8:33–40

    Dr. R.C. Sproul writes in his commentary John, “Christianity teaches that by nature we have sinful and corrupt natures that keep us in moral bondage.” This is why we need to be freed, and only the Son can free ...Read More

  • The Light of the World

    John 8:12–20

    Augustine of Hippo, in a sermon on today’s passage, exhorts us, “Let us love this Light, let us long to understand it, let us thirst for the same; that, with itself for our guide, we may at length come to ...Read More

  • Looking for Fruit

    Mark 11:12–14

    A fruitless tree is no good at all, and neither is a fruitless disciple. Those who bear no fruit prove that they never had saving faith to begin with, and those who have saving faith demonstrate their trust in Christ ...Read More

  • True Bread from Heaven

    John 6:30–35

    We can find eternal life only in Jesus. He alone can feed our souls with the bread of life. This means that no matter how much someone might appear to be dedicated to the Scriptures, they are not saved if ...Read More

  • The Work God Requires

    John 6:22–29

    John Calvin writes, “Faith brings nothing to God, but, on the contrary, places man before God as empty and poor, that he may be filled with Christ and with his grace.” Faith is something we “do,” but it is not ...Read More

  • Baptism and Regeneration

    John 3:5

    John Calvin comments that Jesus “connects the Water with the Spirit, because under that visible symbol he attests and seals that newness of life which God alone produces in us by his Spirit.” God promises in baptism to regenerate His ...Read More

  • Jesus Meets A Samaritan Woman

    John 4:1-45

    When we fall in love, we can hardly keep ourselves from talking about the object of our affections. Jesus is far greater than anything else, so we should have the same zeal to tell others about Him as we are ...Read More

  • Ascension and Session

    Mark 16:19

    Christians are called to be good citizens who pay their taxes and pray for their political leaders (Rom. 13:1–7; 1 Tim. 2:1–2). But only One deserves unquestioned allegiance—Jesus Christ. Let us resolve in our hearts now that we will serve ...Read More

  • Appearances of the Resurrected Lord

    Mark 16:12–13

    When God determines to save someone, nothing can stop Him, not even the person’s “free will.” The Lord effectively persuades all those whom He has chosen, regenerating them by His Spirit, giving them the gift of faith, and working in ...Read More

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