Entries by Christian Prando

You Can Look Down or Come Down

John 19:2-5 – “the soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head and arrayed him in a purple robe. They came up to him, saying, ‘Hail, King of the Jews!’ and struck him with their hands. Pilate went out again and said to them, ‘See, I am bringing him out […]

Read the Bible as a Story

The Bible isn’t an encyclopedia. That frustrates some of you. Wouldn’t it be easier if the Word of God had alphabetized tabs so we could search for a topic, find our verse, and be on our way? But the Bible is intentionally written as a story – a theologically annotated narrative with God’s notes. From […]

Too Good to Be True

The word rolls off our tongue so easily. Good. It’s become such a familiar and mundane word in our vocabulary that our mind doesn’t take the time to consider the content. So when we read that God is good, what’s meant to happen inside our soul doesn’t always happen. “Truly God is good to Israel” – […]

We Will Rule All Things

 “The one who conquers, I will grant him to sit with me on my throne, as I also conquered and sat down with my Father on his throne.”(Revelation 3:21) What does Jesus mean when he says this to the church in Laodicea? Sit with Jesus on his throne? Really? This is a promise to everyone […]