Luke 18:39 (NKJV) Then those who went before warned him that he should be quiet; but he cried out all the more, “Son of David, have mercy on me!” Luke records an encounter a blind man had with the Lord that graphically illustrates making the most of his opportunity.  There are many lessons in this…

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Luke 11:13 (NKJV) If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him!” Jesus continues the theme of persistence in prayer by encouraging us to ask, seek and knock. We’re admonished to ask (supplication, make…

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Luke 11:8 (NKJV) I say to you, though he will not rise and give to him because he is his friend, yet because of his persistence he will rise and give him as many as he needs. On the heels of sharing the template for their request as “how to pray”, the Lord speaks an…

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Luke 11:1 (NKJV) Now it came to pass, as He was praying in a certain place, when He ceased, that one of His disciples said to Him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.” There are many things the Disciples learned from Jesus, yet one thing they asked to be taught…

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Mark 16:7 “But go, tell His disciples” This morning on my daily walk I wondered what it must have been like on that first post Resurrection Monday.  News had already traveled, and rumors were being confirmed with eye witness accounts of having seen the Resurrected Lord, Jesus – Lord of the living and of the…

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2 Corinthians 5:17 (NKJV) Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new. In two days we celebrate the discovery of those first seekers that found an empty tomb, a broken seal, a stone rolled away, empty grave clothes and a folded…

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Acts 2:14 (NKJV) But Peter, standing up with the eleven, raised his voice and said to them, “Men of Judea and all who dwell in Jerusalem, let this be known to you, and heed my words. Perhaps the impact of lives transformed by a risen, resurrected Lord.  We see that Peter who had previously denied…

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1 Corinthians 15:4-6 (NKJV) and that He was buried, and that He rose again the third day according to the Scriptures, 5  and that He was seen by Cephas, then by the twelve. 6  After that He was seen by over five hundred brethren at once, of whom the greater part remain to the present,…

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John 20:5-7 (NKJV) And he, stooping down and looking in, saw the linen cloths lying there; yet he did not go in. 6  Then Simon Peter came, following him, and went into the tomb; and he saw the linen cloths lying there, 7  and the handkerchief that had been around His head, not lying with…

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Resurrection Proofs Matthew 28:2 (NKJV) And behold, there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat on it. It’s surprising that there are still many pundits that discount the Resurrection of Jesus.   There are a number of proofs…

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