Jan Ross

Jan Ross

Ohio
Jan shares fresh & pertinent Biblical truth in her easy-to-read style. She offers insight from personal study & life experiences encouraging readers to live loyally & faithfully for King Jesus.
May
12
Autobiography

Autobiography

I pray there is something that will speak to, inspire, encourage, or challenge you in some way. I hope my non-typical life has been filled with purpose.
3 min read
May
06
Firm Foundation: Part 18

Firm Foundation: Part 18

The Gospel of John helps us contextualize judgment: "And this is the judgment, that the light has come into the world, and people loved darkness rather than light" (John 3:19).
3 min read
Apr
13
He Descended Into Hell; Rose on the Third Day

Firm Foundation: Part 17

The Son of God has taken our nature and the consequences of our sin to Himself as He descended to the very abyss of the human condition.
2 min read
Sep
14
Died and Buried

Firm Foundation: Part 16

The Son of God heals our nature by joining it to himself. Human nature is changed by this union. Mortality joins hands with immortality. The grave becomes the beginning of life.
3 min read
Sep
14
Crucified

Firm Foundation: Part 15

In the Roman Empire, crucifixion wasn’t only about death. It was about public disgrace. The problem with being crucified wasn’t just that it would kill you but that it would humiliate you at the same time.
3 min read
Sep
14
Suffered Under Pontius Pilate

Firm Foundation: Part 14

Christians today might be more tempted by the allure of a triumphalist faith, or by a distorted gospel that promises worldly satisfactions and success. But believers are baptized into the way of a suffering Lord who lays on his followers not a crown but a cross.
3 min read
Sep
14
Born of the Virgin Mary

Firm Foundation: Part 13

The Incarnation, the Virgin Birth, and Peter’s hell-conquering confession that Jesus is “the Christ, the Son of the living God” (Matt 16:16) are all crucial to the good news of forgiveness of sins and the gift of eternal life.
7 min read
Aug
22
Firm Foundation Part 12

Firm Foundation: Part 12

When the Spirit (ruach) hovers or broods over the womb of Mary, we see a picture of God’s creative work once again. The physical man Jesus is the result of the creative breath of God’s Spirit.
4 min read
Aug
14
Firm Foundation: Part 11

Firm Foundation: Part 11

Jesus was fully God, but He was also fully human. As the Son of God and the Son of Man, Jesus, our Lord and our King, is deserving of both titles.
4 min read
Aug
14
Firm Foundation: Part 10

Firm Foundation: Part 10

When the Bible refers to Jesus as Son, it is declaring, pronouncing, and confessing His uniqueness … His deity. There should be no doubt in our minds that Jesus is God’s “monogenes” Son, God’s only begotten Son our Lord!
3 min read