These words of Jesus are very familiar. He spoke them at the “last supper”... But it wasn’t only a meal. It was the final teaching...
God can hear all of our prayers, all at once. no problem.
Yellow, gold, orange, red, and some remaining green. Where I live autumn is on full display.
There are certain phrases that resonate powerfully with us, they speak for us.
Joy and rejoicing were at the forefront of Paul’s mind, as he sat in detention awaiting trial. What did he have to be so joyful about?
Here’s a hypothesis: The miracles Jesus did were previews of the Kingdom, and/or parables of the Kingdom no less than the spoken parables. Let’s kick this around and see if it holds up.
September 19, 2023
What an absolute privilege it is to be in his flock!
September 15, 2023
What portion of our lives is given to things that don’t last, things that are gone in a few years, or gone next year, or gone tomorrow? A lot, I’m guessing. Over 90%? 95%? 98%?
September 9, 2023
Is Jesus coming like a thief or not like a thief? At an expected time or not expected? Will we be surprised or not surprised?
August 28, 2023
The one hope provided by God has always been the hope of resurrection.
August 8, 2023
Paul has some sharp words for the Church in Corinth. And for us.
July 25, 2023
Who do you want to meet in the Kingdom? What do you think that will be like? Young people from around the world have answered these questions.
July 25, 2023
What are you most looking forward to in the Kingdom?
July 23, 2023
What might grudging look like in us?
July 19, 2023
Jesus is saying that being at peace or being troubled, isn’t a matter of external circumstance. Peace, Jesus says, comes from him
July 4, 2023
“So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander.” (1 Peter 2:1) This stuff needs to be put away, or somebody is going to get hurt.
June 26, 2023
As His chosen, He has expectations of us—we have serious responsibilities to be holy, to be set apart.
June 23, 2023
If we aren’t actively rowing, we’re drifting.