Tag: Jesus Christ

  • Light of the World

    The Gospel according to John highlights seven “I am” statements by Jesus, where He made bold declarations about His divine identity. In John 8:12, He tells us that He is “the light of the world.”

  • Faith or Provision

    “You are seeking me, not because you saw signs, but because you ate your fill of the loaves.” Jesus frequently criticized His hearers for seeking signs…. This crowd had gathered initially because of the signs He performed (John 6:2). However, something else drew them now.

  • New Blog Site

    I am in the process of transitioning to a new format for my blog, which will include a new name, site, design, and emphasis. Darkened Glass Reflections made its debut this evening, at https://darkenedglassreflections.wordpress.com/. I expect to update this new site more frequently than I have in the past. It will mainly contain brief meditations […]

  • Give Thanks In All Circumstances

    “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you” (1 Thessalonians 5:18, ESV). Sometimes, this can be the hardest command in Scripture to obey. Thankfulness can easily drown in a whirlpool of self-pity when life’s circumstances cloud our view. About 15 years ago I was in a meeting where everybody wrote a “gratitude list.” […]

  • Celebrating Freedom

    It might be helpful to consider the true significance of Memorial Day for Americans, and relate it to the spiritual freedom Christ offers us.