Mike Slay

As a mathematician, inventor, and ruling elder in the Presbyterian Church in America, Mike Slay brings an analytical, conversational, and even whimsical approach to the daily study of God's Word.

Faith is the key.

He casts out a demon and all the people of the surrounding country ask Him to leave.

No one is ready for the concept of incarnation. Jesus shows who he is, and the demons know who he is, but for now, he’s just setting things up for a later realization. It’s all just too fantastic.

Jesus needs to keep that a secret for now.

Why are they so impressed this time?

This passage is easy as long as you duck the predestination issues.

Status doesn't impress Jesus.

Jesus raises a boy from the dead – without even being asked. After he confirms to John who he is and explains who John is, Jesus is anointed by a “sinner woman.” He explains that one who is forgiven much loves much.

Your Sins Are Forgiven

December 01, 2017

Who is this, who even forgives sins?

They Declared God Just

November 30, 2017

but the Pharisees and the lawyers rejected the purpose of God for themselves.

Yet the one who is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he.