“Why do you make me look at injustice? Why do you tolerate wrongdoing?Destruction and violence are before me; there is strife, and conflict abounds.Therefore the law is paralyzed, and justice never prevails.The wicked hem in the righteous, so … Continue reading What do you see?
“But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.” (1 … Continue reading If the light within you is darkness
“Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts.” (Psalm 95:8) “We must pay more careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not … Continue reading Hear. Follow. Understand.
“When Joseph’s brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, ‘What if Joseph holds a grudge against us and pays us back for all the wrongs we did to him?’ … Continue reading The things we lose in the fire–and the life it reveals
“But because our ancestors angered the God of heaven, he gave them into the hands of Nebuchadnezzar the Chaldean, king of Babylon, who destroyed this temple and deported the people … Continue reading Captive but not sidelined
“And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself.” (Luke 24:27) “They dress the wound of my people … Continue reading The Bible’s missing middle
“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” (Romans 8:28) “And now, do … Continue reading ‘I will build my church’ (Even during a pandemic?)
“No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.” (Hebrews 12:11) … Continue reading The end of the church as we know it? (And you’ll be fine)
“Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.” … Continue reading The end of the church as we know it? (And is that so bad?)