“the flesh counts for nothing”
2/25/2018 — Dan Nygaard
The crowds called Jesus’ teaching hard.
Aware that He’d offended them, Jesus said,
“It is the Spirit who gives life, the flesh is no help at all.
The words I have spoken to you are Spirit and life.” ~
“wise as serpents, innocent as doves”
2/18/2018 — Dan Nygaard
“I am sending you out as sheep among wolves,”
Jesus told His followers.
“You must be wise as serpents and
innocent as doves.” ~
“you see, but fail to perceive”
2/11/2018 — Dan Nygaard
Jesus said of the crowds,
“You will indeed hear but never understand,
and you will indeed see but never perceive.
For this people’s heart has grown dull.” ~
“hidden from the wise … revealed to little children”
1/28/2018 — Dan Nygaard
Jesus rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said,
“I thank you Father, Lord of heaven and earth,
that you have hidden these things from the wise,
and revealed them to little children.” ~
“authority to forgive sins”
1/21/2018 — Dan Nygaard
Religious people claimed Jesus didn’t have the authority forgive sin.
Jesus responded with a question, “Which is easier?
To say, to this paralyzed man, ’Your sins are forgiven.’
Or to say to him, ‘Get up and walk.’” ~
“people love the darkness”
1/14/2018 — Dan Nygaard
To a religious leader Jesus made a profound claim,
“The light has come into the world.
But people love the darkness rather than the light.”
Do we really love darkness over the light? ~