“Broken Cisterns”

Jeremiah 2:13 says, “For my people have committed two evils; they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.” The “broken cisterns” were idols, which, when the Israelites followed them, pulled the people away from God. They never gave up their idols and […]

“Full of Grace and Truth”

John declared, “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth” (John 1:14). What a profound statement the apostle makes when he records this marvelous description of Christ as being full of grace and full […]

Introduction to the Gospel of John

The gospel of John is the last of four accounts of the Lord’s life. It is called “the gospel of John,” not because it is distinct from the other accounts but because it is the personal testimony of John of what he saw, heard and experienced. It is identified in our Bibles as the gospel […]

Lying Wonders

What does the Bible say about lying wonders, deceptive signs, and pseudo miracles? These three are often presented as proofs of a false system of religion, but are they? Signs and wonders were sometimes produced by the proponents of pagan idolatry (Deuteronomy 13:1-5). Followers of corrupted forms of Christianity claim to perform many miracles, and […]