John 16:23-33: In Jesus’ Name

When our fallen flesh thinks of prayer, it merely sees it as a means to an end—a way to get what you want! And such sinful thinking is also rampant in the Church. After all, every member of Christ’s Church in the world is not just a saint, but also a full-fledged sinner. Haven’t you […]

Eve of the Circumcision and Name of Jesus

Intro Circumcision is not a pleasant experience.  It is cutting off a piece of flesh from a male’s penis.  That doesn’t sound like something smart to do.  It sounds painful.  It sounds foolish.  But then, God says much that may sound foolish to our ears.   God told Abraham to leave his country and go […]