Lessons Learned on the Journey

Entries in the Identity category

By Him and for Him

One of my wife's favorite verses describes how the world was made and was intended to operate. Speaking of Jesus, Paul says, …

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What Water Am I Drinking?

But those who drink the water I give will never be thirsty again. John 4:14 NLT …

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Staying in Style

I like to dress in style. However, I learned as a teenaged boy that I could not keep up with changing fashions. So I decided on a particular style and have stuck with it for 50 years: khakis, sweater…

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Who Is He?

The question about Jesus is not about His existence, but rather His identity. Just who is He? Jesus asks His disciples, …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Who is My Family?

Years ago, my mother was a faculty member of Messiah College. In meeting an alum from there, I said, "You may have known my mother, Esther Snyder." He replied, "Yes, and now I see that…

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - What Am I Thinking?

Jesus knew what they were thinking so He asked them, "Why do you have such evil thoughts in your hearts?" Matthew 9:4 NLT …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Critical Heart or Merciful Heart?

Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? Matthew 7:3 NIV …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Do you want to get well?

Do you want to get well? John 5:6b …

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Standing on the Promises

I used to make New Year’s resolutions, but I found that by mid-January I would be wallowing in failure. Positive change is good, but so very difficult. I have come to realize that striving for…

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Growing in Child-Likeness - I Must Change

And He said, "Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children you will never enter the Kingdom of God. Matthew 18:3 NIV …

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