Who is Jesus? John 7:25-31 Thank you all for congratulating us for the birth of our third child. Both mother and the child are doing well, and we look forward to coming and greet you all after some time of recovery. Thank you all also for the baby shower last Sunday. Since we had church […]
I told those who attended the Prayer Service yesterday, that as a pastor, one of the hardest sermons to preach is the sermons on Christian holidays or festivals. Scripture texts are often limited, and these holidays come around annually. Whether it’s Christmas, Easter, or Thanksgiving, it’s hard to come up with a new message every […]
The only miracle of Jesus recorded in all four Gospels occurs just before the Passover. It also happens to happen on perhaps the most stressful day in Jesus’ life, besides the crucifixion. Yet, Jesus offers people bread they so needed, thus proving himself to be God who really fulfills our every need.
During this discourse with the Jewish leaders, John presents the situation in a trial motif. But it wasn’t Jesus on the trial. Rather, the world was put on trial by Jesus. All of Scripture bares witness to Jesus, and the question is whether the world will be found guilty or not guilty in recognizing and […]
In our text today, Jesus heals a person who had been invalid for 38 years. He does this on Sabbath, nonetheless, drawing criticisms from many Jewish leaders. But Jesus shows that, as the Lord of Sabbath, he came to show mercy. Being merciful is more important than keeping the tradition of religion.