November, 2015 (7)
What makes a vine special? Nothing - except its fruit. A vine that bears no fruit is fit for nothing. The vine of Israel was worthless. But a true and fruitful Vine has been planted - and those who are joined to him will bear fruit.
In this parable, which is unique to Mark, we see the Lord continue to demonstrate the worldwide nature of his ministry and the goal of his work through a link to Isaiah 35. This miracle reveals once again that Jesus is the Christ through its effects in restoring this man’s…
Yes, there are many roads to saving faith. But it is always faith in Christ alone, a response to his personal call.
The elders of Israel came to Ezekiel to ask his counsel. But were they ready to receive it?
We are saved through faith alone. But the faith that saves is never alone. Real faith produces real change.