Why was Jesus Baptized?

Why was Jesus Baptized? John the Baptist asked Jesus this same question with different words. What does Jesus’ answer mean? In his commentary on Matthew, New Testament scholar, D.A. Carson, explains what he thinks Jesus means. Below is my brief synopsis of Carson’s longer discussion: In the…

From Glory to Glory

And … the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were filled with great fear. (verses 8-9 of Luke 2, ESV) After quite a bit of study and contemplation, for now, I’ve settled on a definition of God’s glory that goes something like this:…

A Bountiful Eye

He who has a bountiful eye will be blessed for he shares his bread with the poor. Proverbs 22:9 (ESV) I once worked in an office with someone who said she operated out of the “Principle of Generosity.” She explained that she wasn’t greedy for…