Have you ever had one of those spiritual "mountain top experiences", a time in your life when God did something so convincing, so hopeful, so timely, perhaps a merciful healing, or an 11th hour rescue of sorts... something that filled your heart with gratitude, love...read >>
Having just declared God's sacred intent for marital permanence, the subject now shifts naturally on to the product of such sacred unions: children. "Jesus," indeed, "loves the little children." "Let the children come to Me."
Ever seen a politician pose for a pic...read >>
This week we take another, more practical look at Jesus' Sermon On The Mount. What would He have us do with all of this information, and how?
He love us enough to get practical, to expose to us the Way, Truth & Life, to command us to Him, and to show & enable our...read >>
Notice how Jesus begins this passage: "When you fast..." Not "If," but "when..." It is clear that our Lord simply assumes His disciples are people who, from time to time, fast.
Do you? Have you ever? Why?
Just what is fasting anyway?
We're reading more all the...read >>
"Pray then this way: Our Father... Give us today our daily bread..."
By God's grace, today we'll take this little piece of the disciple's prayer and consider all our Savior has packed into these simple words and what He means for us to learn about our Father and...read >>
Are you humble, poor in spirit? How do you think of yourself standing in the presence of the Almighty? It's coming soon, you know.
In any other trip we take, the first thing we do is pack. But when beginning the trip into God's Kingdom, Jesus first points out the...read >>
We're in no position to think we know all that Jesus is up to. Having said that, it sure seems as though He is intent on offending His onlooking, grumbling, confounded Jewish audience.
Why? What's the purpose? What don't they understand or see rightly that would...read >>