Author: Glenn Johnson

Conversion

Conversion What is a conversion experience? The Apostle Paul, who has been described as a Jewish Christ-mystic, had a conversion experience. While on the road to Damascus pursuing an order to arrest early followers of Jesus, Paul had an ineffable experience in which he describes both seeing and hearing the resurrected Christ. In this experience […]

Jesus Appearance in Matthew and the Great Commission

Jesus Appearance in Matthew and the Great Commission Matthew provides a brief account of Jesus appearance after his resurrection in Galilee. While the story shares an indication that Jesus had instructed the disciples to meet him at a mountain in Galilee. Unlike Luke who says this occurs in Bethany, the author of Matthew does not […]

A Fish Breakfast by the Galilee

A Fish Breakfast by the Galilee The 21st chapter of the Gospel of John provides a peculiar ending to the story of Jesus. Even as a resurrection appearance story it is unusual. While Matthew and Luke’s gospels tell of the ascension, John simply ends the story with Jesus having breakfast by the lake in the […]