Jesus and the Woman Caught in Adultery

The Apostle John provides us with a captivating scene from the earthly ministry of Jesus - the case of the woman caught in adultery. By doing so, he provides us with important insights into our fallen, sinful condition. But more importantly,…

The Unbreakable Seal of the Holy Spirit

The Ancient Wax Seal In ancient times, people placed wax seals on letters, scrolls and important document containers. Each seal featured a personal mark pressed into it, unique and distinct to the person who prepared the document. Only the…

Episode 97: Did Jesus Contradict Himself?

Did Jesus contradict himself? Should a believer do good things in public or not? Matthew 5:15 seems to say yes, but Matthew 6:1 seems to say no, and both statements appear in the Sermon on the Mount. How can we make sense of this? Join Pastor…

Episode 96: I Misused a Metaphor

As a college student, I preached a sermon from Matthew 5:14-16. But looking back, I now realize that I misused a metaphor! To help you be a better Bible student, I’ll show you what I mean. I’ll let you learn from my mistake, and discover…

Did Jesus Contradict Himself?

An Apparent Contradiction Did Jesus contradict himself? Should a believer do good things in public or not? Take a look at these two statements by Jesus before you answer. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good…

I Misused a Metaphor

As a college student, I preached a sermon from Matthew 5:14-16. But looking back, I now realize that I misused a metaphor! To help you be a better Bible student, I'll show you what I mean. I'll let you learn from my mistake. What is a Metaphor? First,…

Don't Twist the Scriptures

Many claim to be Bible teachers. They claim to teach the Word of God accurately. But before you believe them, ask whether they are twisting the scriptures to their own advantage. That's what Peter says in at the end of his last letter to the…