What Did Jesus Write on the Ground?

Oftentimes, when Jesus went to Jerusalem to worship at the temple during appointed feasts, religious authorities envious of his popularity would question him in an effort to get him to teach against the Law of Moses (Torah) in hopes that they could condemn him. One of those times they brought a woman to him who had been caught in the act of adultery. The account does not say if both parties were married, and this omitted detail is not important to the story. At least one of the guilty parties … [Read more...]

Is Unconditional Love a Biblical Concept?

Yes and no. First of all, what is it? Unconditional love is the acceptance of a person without him or her meeting any conditions. In other words, it means having affection for someone without establishing limitations. So, unconditional love means loving someone irrespective of that person’s behavior. This popular idea of unconditional love is quite contrary to much of what God says in the Bible. It’s because humans are flawed, evidenced by our unseemly acts. That’s why God provided laws that he … [Read more...]