Continually Sharpening

A theological blog by Janelle Zeeb

Articles About Jonathan Edwards

How Could Jesus Be Tempted?

In the Easter story, Jesus prays in the Garden of Gethsemane before he is about to be betrayed by Judas and arrested, brought to trial, and shortly thereafter, crucified.

All three synoptic gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke) record that when Jesus was in Gethsemane He prayed "Father, if you are willing …


God Commands What He Is: Love

One sentence spoken by Jesus had always perplexed me: "You are my friends if you do what I command you." (John 15:14)

I always thought to myself "What sort of person would demand that their friends obey them in order to be considered their friends? Who would say they …