Glenn Colley: Four Magnificent Statements from John 16
Jesus has only hours to live; only a short time to secure the hearts of His Apostles. They will be His ambassadors and will literally put their lives on the line for Him. Here’s what a dying Savior wants them (and us) to know to anchor our hearts.
Christians have the ability to see what the world, without Scripture, cannot see. We “look not at the things which are seen, but the things which are not seen (2 Cor 4:18),” and when we do, our faith and determination to be faithful is solidified.
Glenn Colley: Seven Bible Superlatives that make life easier
In Scripture, we find not only strong statements of doctrine and promise, but occasionally such passages are accompanied by superlatives to punctuate them with extreme words. Why? To be easily remembered and to return to our minds all throughout life to validate our faithfulness.