12 For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. Hebrews 4:12 I’m studying the book of John right now. The book of John starts, “In the beginning the Word already existed. The […]

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16 These are the twelve he chose: Simon (whom he named Peter), 17 James and John (the sons of Zebedee, but Jesus nicknamed them “Sons of Thunder”[a]), 18 Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James (son of Alphaeus), Thaddaeus, Simon (the zealot[b]), 19 Judas Iscariot (who later betrayed him).  Mark 3:16-19 At first these verses don’t stand out as particularly […]

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