Scott Rogers

Author, Bible Teacher & Missionary
Over the last 45 years, Scott has been involved in various cross-cultural missionary endeavors in both the U.S. and Latin America, including water resource development for impoverished communities, Bible teaching, evangelism, discipleship, and church planting.
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Christ In Scripture

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Two oxen joined together by a yoke, pulling a plow.

In the ancient world and even in many parts of the world today, farmers used animals to do the heavy work of plowing fields, carrying loads, and pulling carts. When two animals were used, they were joined together by a wooden yoke. Jesus used this most familiar farm implement to describe the relationship he has with those who trust him.

Old boundary stones marking ancient boundaries

God established boundaries that define the world we live in and provide structure to our lives. They keep us living in the real world, not an imaginary world of our own making. God's commands are ancient boundaries that keep us on safe paths and provide blessing in our lives. But those who cross them or ignore them do so at their own peril. God set spiritual and moral boundary stones as monuments that, even today we can get our bearings on to keep us on the right paths.

Rough looking elderly man praying to God for forgiveness

What kind of sins can God forgive? Is there any sin that God cannot forgive? What is the “unforgivable sin” we read about in the Bible? Is this the same as the sin against the Holy Spirit, or the eternal sin that Jesus warned us about?  Many people wonder about these questions, and they all have fairly simple answers.

Young child holding on to her mother shows the love and trust a believer has toward God

Jesus taught that to enter God's kingdom, we must become like children. Clearly, he was not teaching that we should be like little children in every way, but only in certain ways. What are the attributes of children that Jesus was referring to? 

Painting of Prodigal Son

What does it mean to repent? Does it mean we suddenly become religious or decide to join a church? No. Or does it mean you vow to never sin again? Hardly. But then what is it? Is it a once and for all act? And is it essential to do before we have a relationship with God? Because repentance is such an important word in the Christian faith, we need to know the answers to these questions.

Statue of Jesus the good shepherd with lost sheep on his back

Many of us, when we consider our lives, the problems we have, and the pain we suffer, wonder: “Where is God?” and “Does God care for me?” We may just be disoriented from the chaos of life, or have anxiety and fear building up from all of the uncertainties we face. Some of us may have intentionally taken wrong and destructive paths, and are suffering from it. Whatever our condition, we are all in need of a shepherd—one who cares for us, leads us, and protects us from danger. And not just any shepherd, but Jesus the good shepherd.

Jesus Christ sacrificed on the cross

As Jesus was dying, he uttered his final words from the cross: "It is finished." The sacrifice that provided for the salvation of the world was complete. Christ gave himself—his own life—as payment for our sins. But did Christ's sacrifice apply only to those after his death? Did Jesus come just for us today? What about those who lived before his death and resurrection?  Could those people also find salvation? If so, on what basis? 

Young woman loving God with all her heart

What is most important to you in life? What is the most important thing you can think of? Jesus Christ taught that loving God is the highest of all priorities, the greatest command in God's law.   According to the Bible, we were made to be connected to God in a love relationship. But what does it mean to love God? How can we love a Being we can’t see?  Loving God means giving him ourselves—our heart, soul, mind, and strength—all that we are.

Mary with baby Jesus surrounded by shepherds shows the incarnation

The coming of Jesus Christ into the world was the most significant event in human history. And the life of Christ was the most significant life of anyone ever born into humanity. Through the coming of Christ the Savior, God came to earth to dwell with us in human flesh.  He was the Savior, the Messiah— "God with us."

Jesus Christ sacrificed on the cross

Christ’s Sacrifice: Once For All

As Jesus was dying, he uttered his final words from the cross: “It is finished.” The sacrifice that provided for the salvation of the world was complete. Christ gave himself—his own life—as payment for our sins. But did Christ’s sacrifice apply only to those after his death? Did Jesus come just for us today? What about those who lived before his death and resurrection?  Could those people also find salvation? If so, on what basis? 

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Young woman loving God with all her heart

Loving God- the Greatest Command

What is most important to you in life? What is the most important thing you can think of? Jesus Christ taught that loving God is the highest of all priorities, the greatest command in God’s law.   According to the Bible, we were made to be connected to God in a love relationship. But what does it mean to love God? How can we love a Being we can’t see?  Loving God means giving him ourselves—our heart, soul, mind, and strength—all that we are.

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Mary with baby Jesus surrounded by shepherds shows the incarnation

The Coming of Christ the Savior: God With Us

The coming of Jesus Christ into the world was the most significant event in human history. And the life of Christ was the most significant life of anyone ever born into humanity. Through the coming of Christ the Savior, God came to earth to dwell with us in human flesh.  He was the Savior, the Messiah— “God with us.”

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Teachings and Resources for Those Seeking God

“Those who come to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who diligently seek him.” …(Hebrews 11:6)

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