Jesus will either give all of himself or he will give nothing. There is no half way with Jesus.
Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me a sinner.
The beautiful, impractical thing about Mary's unthinkable act of worship all those years ago is we can still smell the perfume today.
Those who preside over the status quo always stand to lose the most; hence, they most resist change.
Our biggest problem is not sin. It's our broken ability to trust. That's why we sinned in the first place.
Death was not a problem for Jesus. The problem was the depth of human grief over the loss of a loved one.
Jesus is not asking Martha to believe in something that will happen in the future. He wants her to know by believing in him now, the future has already happened.
John 3:16 reminds me I am loved. 1 John 3:16 reminds me I am love.
Jesus is not looking for worshiping fans. He longs for intimate friends.
There comes a point in the life of every disciple where in order to go forward you must retreat; where in order to win you must surrender.