Knowing God and John’s Gospel (5)

Many people think that Jesus was a good man who taught people well. However, the problem with that description of Jesus is that he claims to be God. For example, in John 8:58, he says in his discussion with the people, “I and the Father are one.” The people know what he is claiming because they pick up stones to kill him for blasphemy, that is, claiming he is God with the Father.    If you want in-depth information about …

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Knowing God and John’s Gospel (4)

Jesus said to the crowd, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life” (John 8:12). If you want to learn more-in-depth about and increase your faith in God, read my books here.  Jesus, being middle-eastern, was darker-skinned; but he welcomed all sorts of people and taught them. Jesus has some exchanges with the crowd in John 7 but makes an amazing claim in John 8 that …

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Knowing God and John’s Gospel (3)

How much do you enjoy life? How much do you take it for granted? How much are you sure that you will be happy after you die? Why? John’s gospel about Jesus has a lot to say about life now and after we die.  If you want to know more about how to have love for God and make your faith in God grow, see my books. The city is Rio De Janeiro in Brazil. On the hill overlooking Rio …

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Knowing God and John’s Gospel (2)

If you would like to learn how to have faith in and love God more, go to Spiritual Self-Care Resources. Jesus returned to his divine radiance in heaven after he rose from the dead and revealed himself many times to his followers. John says in chapter one of his description of Jesus’ ministry, that he and Jesus’ other followers have seen Jesus’ glory. What is it? It is the bright brilliance of God’s presence in heaven. He has shown that …

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Knowing God and John’s Gospel (1)

The Apostle John says a lot about faith in God and our love for God in response to God’s love for us. But, first, he makes clear as much as is humanly possible the relationship among two of the three Persons of God. You can learn to know, and have greater faith in, God by clicking on Spiritual Self-Care Resources. John starts his gospel by echoing the beginning of Genesis, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was …

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Is God’s love Unconditional?

If you want to find more-in-depth knowledge about faith in God, you can check out my “Spiritual Resources.” If you have ever experienced a fierce thunderstorm with a lot of lightning, you know its power. If you escaped a lightning strike, why did you survive its might? Well, the Bible says that God created everything including that storm. He allows but doesn’t cause the damage that tornadoes create. Why does he? He wants his wandering creation to return to him …

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Knowing God and the Book of Job

If you want more-in-depth knowledge about how to have more faith in God, you can check out our resources. You’ve probably heard the saying “the patience of Job.” At the beginning of the book named after him in the Bible, Job is described as a man fully committed to God. However, after he loses his ten children, all his wealth, and his health, he isn’t very patient.                            …

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What is True Faith?

If you want more-in-depth knowledge about how to have more faith in God, check out “Spiritual Resources.“ Jason Q. Dillon and Bruce Leiter wrote this devotional Bible study to help you make sure that you have real and growing faith in the only true God. It’s for individuals and discussion groups to help their faith grow. Discussion questions are included for groups. The authors have included practical steps to help your faith grow. You will learn the proper object of …

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Find Inner Peace: A Pathway to Permanent Peace

If you want knowledge about how to have more faith in God, check out my Spiritual Resources webpage. Do you want to experience emotional peace that lasts? Are you willing to put in the effort to gain that peace like running a marathon, not walking around a block? In this devotional Bible study, I share with you the insights that God has given me about the use of prayer to result in peaceful forgiveness for God and people. The method …

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Overcome Secular Humanism

If you want know about how to have more faith in God, check out my Spiritual Resources webpage. If you know anyone who doubts that God is active in life, give them my God-biography, What God Has Done. This devotional Bible study will do for you  exactly what the title suggests. God can use it to open your eyes to the presence and influence of the religion Secular Humanism in our lives. He can also help you stamp out that religion’s …

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