Monthly Archives: October 2014

A Biblical Survey of Those Who Showed a Gap between Their Gifting for Leadership and Their Character Development

A different kind of devotional arose from surveying the Bible and thinking of emerging leaders like those that I train at Moody. Jacob (Genesis 25-36) Jacob has gifts in managing flocks and domestic affairs. His ambition, though, causes him to … Continue reading


John 10: 31-42 Jesus Claims to be God

31 The Jews picked up stones again to stone him. 32 Jesus answered them, “I have shown you many good works from the Father; for which of them are you going to stone me?” 33 The Jews answered him, “It is not for … Continue reading


John 10:20-30 To Be One

20 Many of them said, “He has a demon, and is insane; why listen to him?” 21 Others said, “These are not the words of one who is oppressed by a demon. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?” 22 At … Continue reading


John 10:1-19 His Voice

“Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door but climbs in by another way, that man is a thief and a robber. 2 But he who enters by the door is the shepherd … Continue reading


John 9:35-41Problems Seeing

35 Jesus heard that they had cast him out, and having found him he said, “Do you believe in the Son of Man?” 36 He answered, “And who is he, sir, that I may believe in him?” 37 Jesus said to him, “You … Continue reading


John 9:24-34 John Wants Us To See

24 So for the second time they called the man who had been blind and said to him, “Give glory to God. We know that this man is a sinner.” 25 He answered, “Whether he is a sinner I do not know. … Continue reading


John 9:13-22 Blind Man’s Parents

13 They brought to the Pharisees the man who had formerly been blind. 14 Now it was a Sabbath day when Jesus made the mud and opened his eyes. 15 So the Pharisees again asked him how he had received his sight. And … Continue reading