To live as a Christian in this world is to be involved in spiritual warfare (Ephesians 6:10–20). Spiritual warfare doesn’t always look like a Frank Peretti novel. It’s usually far more mundane and earthy than that. Very often, it looks like being led into temptation,
The living can’t feast on death things. Only the dead can feast on the dead. The lives of those who are in the world will be destroyed while the lives of those who are in God will abide forever.
In this Marcan sandwich, we find Peter sandwiched between the trials of Jesus. He is sandwiched in v. 54 between the commencement of the trial before the Sanhedrin (v. 53) and its conclusion (v. 65). In verses 66–72, Peter is again in the middle between
The scene before us in this study is impossible to fully appreciate. How do we even begin to understand the trauma our Lord and Saviour experienced in this garden? Having pronounced that he would be betrayed by a disciple and that the eleven would deny