Santosh Poonen

Knowing the Father Like an Infant

(Part 1 of 2 in the series: “Becoming Like an Infant”) Matthew 18:1-4 The disciples thought they were ready for “PhD Christianity”. Jesus, however, rebuked them that they weren’t even ready for “Kindergarten Christianity”, unless they made a U-turn and became like little children. The beautiful paradox is that the one who is like a…

Behold, My Son!

There was a group of people who were God’s chosen ones, whom He had rescued from slavery, baptized, and fed spiritual food and drink. Yet with most of them He was NOT well pleased. This was because they: craved evil things; allowed food, drink, and play to become idols to them; didn’t take sexual sin…

Jesus: Transfigured or Revealed?

If Jesus has only been transfigured to you, you will be taken up with either physical manifestations (visions of Jesus/angels, etc.), or with intellectual or emotional religious fervor (Matthew 17:2-3). This is what happened to Peter. He had received revelation of Jesus the Messiah directly from the Father (Matthew 16:17). Yet, deep down, he was…