It has been suggested that Psalms 22–24 form a deliberate trilogy, and that the common theme is that of Jesus as Shepherd. The New Testament reveals Jesus as “the good shepherd” (John 10:11), “the great Shepherd” (Hebrews 13:20), and “the Chief Shepherd” (1 Peter 5:4).
The Lord Jesus Christ was tempted His entire earthly sojourn. From the cradle to the cross, Jesus of Nazareth was tempted to sin. If He ever succumbed to temptation, we would not have a Saviour. The wilderness temptations are an important cameo into what Jesus
John Stott tells the story of an encounter that he once had with an Iranian student who had recently come to saving faith in Christ. Brought up to read the Koran, say his prayers and to lead a good life, he nevertheless knew that he
It was a holiday and one of the most remarkable events in history was about to take place. One hundred and twenty of the Lord’s disciples had gathered together in Jerusalem, probably in a large house near the courtyard of the temple. They had been