Saying yes to Jesus

by Vincent Clark on January 22, 2019
Every one devoted to Jesus Christ may still harbor a secret idolatry. I include myself in this group. Here is where our christian walk meets the hard realities of the teachings of Jesus. Unless we say 'yes' to his call, we are still in idolatry. Read More ...

The good shepherd

by Vincent Clark on November 5, 2018
Spiritual growth is essential for every Christian. Without it, we might not recognize the good shepherd when he calls. What are some ways to get to know the good shepherd, personally? “I am the good shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me— just as the Father knows me and I know the Father—and I lay down my life for the sheep. John 10:14-15 Individuation Individuation is the process of becoming your own person. It cannot happen while you are still a child or subject to an educational

Let the dead bury their own dead - part 3

by Vincent Clark on January 20, 2018
Political action and personal loyalties (addressed in parts 1 and 2) must be subsumed under the direct control by Jesus. For active Christian leaders, even evangelistic results must be ignored as we turn our eyes upon Jesus. Read More ...

Elisha, shadow of Jesus

Elisha, shadow of Jesus
by Vincent Clark on December 2, 2017
The ministry of Elisha (851 BC to 841 BC) gives us a glimpse and a foreshadowing of the ministry of Jesus Christ and the final battle in Revelation. Read More ...

Messiah

Handel's Messiah
by Vincent Clark on November 19, 2017
Who is the Messiah? In 1741, George Frederick Handel produced a musical masterpiece that is popular to this day at Christmas celebrations world wide. Read More ...

Melchizedek

melchizedek
by Vincent Clark on May 12, 2017
Melchizedek stepped lightly onto the valley floor surprised at the heat emanating from it at this early hour. He looked up to the south as the bright sunlight reflected off the meager buildings of his holy city while everything else was still bathed in cool shadow. The desert breeze felt harsh and unforgiving on his bare face. Read More ...

The Righteous Branch

by Vincent Clark on March 14, 2017
Josiah was the last good king in the line of David. His son Jechoniah did evil and only reigned three months. From the Gospel of Matthew, his descendants are in the line of Joseph, husband of Mary. This is the Righteous Branch of the descendants of David (interpreting 'branch' as in branch of a family tree) Read More ...