But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

Full of Eyes - Apologetic Report
Monday, 19 June 2017 07:55

The Lamp of the Body

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“The eye is the lamp of the body. So if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light, but if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!” – Matthew 6:22 In Matthew’s account,...

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Thursday, 25 May 2017 03:29

Then You Will Know

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“God said to Moses, ‘I AM WHO I AM.’ And He said, ‘Say to the people of Israel, ‘I AM has sent me to you.'” – Exodus 3:14″So Jesus said to them, ‘When you have lifted up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am…'”...

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Wednesday, 10 May 2017 03:55

The Desolation That Secures Our Joy

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“And we know that for those who love God, all things work together for good, for those who are called according to His purposes.” – Romans 8:28   All Things For Good?  Paul says we know that for those who love God, all things work together for good. Do we know that? Do...

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Wednesday, 03 May 2017 01:59

The Deeps

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The Passage Explained Psalm 42/43 is a poem of lamentation and hope comprised of 3 stanzas. The first stanza establishes that the Psalmist is in spiritual agony because he is far from the presence of the Lord and surrounded by those who oppose YHWH (42:1-6a). In the second stanza, the author...

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Tuesday, 21 February 2017 02:25

Ransomed

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And if you call on him as Father who judges impartially according to each one’s deeds, conduct yourselves with fear throughout the time of your exile, knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, but...

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Tuesday, 14 February 2017 11:13

Psalm 23 – Part 4

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A Psalm of David The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I […]

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Monday, 06 February 2017 11:16

Psalm 23 – Part 3

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  “You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.” – Psalm 23:5 (ESV) Grace and Power With verse 5, Psalm 23 seems to shift its central metaphor from that of shepherd and sheep to one that more prominently pictures...

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Wednesday, 25 January 2017 11:00

Psalm 23 – Part 2

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   He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness     for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,     I will fear no evil, for you are with me;     your rod and your staff,...

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Friday, 20 January 2017 11:08

Psalm 23 – Part 1

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    A Psalm of David The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. Psalm 23:1-2 (ESV) Psalm 23 is perhaps one of the best loved passages in the entire Bible, and yet it’s important for the post-Calvary...

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Wednesday, 26 October 2016 08:49

The Gravity Shadow of Christ

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  “I will bear the indignation of YHWH because I have sinned against Him, until He pleads my cause and executes judgment for me. He will bring me out into the light; and I shall look upon His vindication.” Micah 7:9   Astronomy in the Old Testament I’m told that an...

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Tuesday, 11 October 2016 11:09

The Law Proclaimed

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  Nehemiah 8:1-6 Christ in All of Scripture All of reality comes from, is sustained by, and exists in order to make known the glory of God (Romans 11:36). And God the eternal and beloved Son is the one who reveals God to us and through whom God the Father is glorified (John 1:18, 17:1;...

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Friday, 23 September 2016 09:11

Do Not Fear, Only Believe

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“Do not fear, only believe.” – Mark 5:36   Jarius’ daughter had just died. If you’ve ever lost someone close to you, you know the sinking, hollow, chilling mixture of grief and terror that was spreading through Jarius mind and heart when he heard that his twelve...

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Tuesday, 13 September 2016 02:36

The Field of Sorrow and The Firstfruits of Joy

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  “YHWH is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?” – Psalm 118:6 “What then shall we say to these things, if God is for us, who can be against us?” – Romans 8:31 Statements like the ones above can be misunderstood. Sometimes they are used as a...

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Wednesday, 07 September 2016 01:32

Is Jesus Ethnocentric?

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  And Jesus went away from there and withdrew to the district of Tyre and Sidon. And behold, a Canaanite woman from that region came out and was crying, “Have mercy on me, O Lord, Son of David; my daughter is severely oppressed by a demon.” But he did not answer her a word. And...

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