“There was a rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. Luke 16:19 WARNING: do not continue to read this if you are a sting-averse person or allergic to bees. There are so many people in our culture who are easily overlooked. Jesus told a stinging parable
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I am saddened by the events we are witnessing and the intense pain of injustice that some of my close friends have experienced as a result of racism. I will never be able to fully understand the pain some of my friends have experienced, but Jesus does. He was a man of sorrows acquainted with
In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1:1 We are the only creatures on earth with a self-aware concept of time; why else would we waste time digging up ruins and hunting for fossils? I remember my first mission trip to Belize in 1981 where I learned that some cultures have
10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. 11 Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. Ephesians 6 This morning (Wednesday at 8am), I met with 9 teenage young men who are committed to pray for
When the house was built, it was with stone prepared at the quarry, so that neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron was heard in the house while it was being built. (1 Kings 6:7) As you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and
Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God….Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. Romans 13:1, 8 The weary-word of the day is Zoom! 1.